Kostas Papakostas

Location: London
Website: https://kostaspapakostas.com
Bio:

Kostas Papakostas was born in Athens, Greece in 1976.

Since graduating with a First-Class Honours Degree in Art in 2000, he has been working on video, live art, interactive new media installations, paintings and sculptures.

His work primarily examines the human condition, challenging notions of social and interpersonal connections through the prisms of temporality and collective-reflection. It has been shown in several art festivals and exhibitions including: MTAC2001, California, USA; The Place, London, UK; IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK; Moving Pictures Festival, Toronto, Canada; SK Foundation, Cologne, Germany and Minimalen festival, Trodheim, Norway; 6th International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, Greece; SeeMeOn 29, Sofia, Bulgaria, NOVA Art Space, Sofia, Bulgaria and Les Rencontres, Arles, France.

In addition to his artistic practice, Kostas is an award-winning creative director. His London based design and art direction studio, Superjungle (2001-2011) has created global campaigns for Sony PlayStation, Apple, MTV, the BVLGARI Hotel and the BBC amongst others.

He lives and works in London, UK.

Exhibitions:

2001 - ‘Bodysight’ - MTAC2001, California, USA
2002 - ‘Bodysight’ - The Place, London, UK
2003 - ‘Bodysight’ - IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK
2003 - ‘Bodysight’ - Moving Pictures Festival, Toronto, Canada
2004 - ‘Bodysight’ - SK Foundation, Cologne, Germany
2004 - ‘Bodysight’ - Minimalen Festival, Trodheim, Norway
2018 - ‘Non Sequitur’ - 6th International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, Greece
2019 - ‘Untitled Series’ - SeeMeOn 29, Soa, Bulgaria
2019 - ‘Catharsis’ - Les Rencontres, Arles, France
2019 - ‘Traces’ - NOVA Art Space, Soa, Bulgaria
2019 - ‘Yugen’ - Kura Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan
2020 - ‘Untitled Series’ - D Contemporary Gallery, London, UK