• Born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1944.
  • Present City of residence: Athens, Greece
  • Education: Greek education in Egypt
  • Languages: Greek, English, Arabic, French
  • Art Education: Visual Arts, Printmaking, Graphic Design and Typography (N. D. D.) At Maidstone College of Art, Kent, U.K. from 1961 to 1965 (today’s Kent Institute of Art and Design).
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I express myself in a number of languages. As an artist I have been largely using words as part of my visual practice for many years. In fact, I consider typography as the extension to my artistic expression used both as form of information as well as (visual) image. I very often use appropriated words or whole paragraphs in an ''under-cover" way in order to express my hidden feelings and notions. Very often, sequences of images in my work (in a grid) are used to narrate a story or a situation as another way of using words.



2013 “It goes on being Alexandria still” a video-installation produced by the European Cultural Centre of Delphi, presented at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation in Athens, Greece, in December 2013, dedicated to Constantine P. Cavafy, as part of this year’s commemorations for the 80 years since his death.

2007 “Miami Vibes: Dec. 2005” produced by the Photography Museum of Thessaloniki during the 19th International Photography Meeting, Thessaloniki GR.

2006 “Against the Wall: Women on Death Row” curated by Dr. Thalia Vrachopoulos, at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY University, New York, USA.

2006 “The Flowers of Evil” at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring MD, USA.

2003 “The Clear Valley Incident 1615-2003” at Columbia College, Chicago IL, USA.

2002 “Thy Neighbour” from the Portalakis Collection at Rethymnon Center of Contemporary Art, Crete, GR.

2000 “East of Eden” 5th Vavel magazine International Festival, Gazi, Athens, GR

1999 “5 Deeds + 1 Owe” Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, GR..

1999 “Fallen Angels” Attis Theater, Athens GR.

1999 “Bacchae” Lionheart Gallery, Boston MA, USA 1st Cyberart Festival

1997 “Women” Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens GR.

1997 “Women” Antonia Havani Contemporary Art, Corfu GR.

1996 “This is Not a Movie. It’s” Mylos, Thessaloniki, GR.

1994 “Déjà Vu” Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, GR.

1992 “The Mirror is Always There” House of Cyprus, Athens, GR.

1991 “Montagne St Victoire” Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, GR.

1991 Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, GR.

Athens College, Athens, GR.

1989 Vasarely Foundation, Aix- en- Provence, FR.

1989 Vasarely Museum, Gordes, FR.

1987 Trito Mati Gallery, Athens, GR.

1986 La Cimaise, Aix- en- Provence, FR.

1984 Ghyzi Museum, Santorini, GR.

1984 Elmina Gallery, Strasbourg, FR.

1983 Kreonides Gallery, Athens, GR.

1981 Kreonides Gallery, Athens, GR.



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