Anastasia Douka is a visual artist working with sculptural media. She believes that everything constructed can break, be reconstructed and then break once again (or at least it has this potential). Douka holds an MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC, USA) as a New Artists Society Trustees’ Merit Scholar and an MA in Digital Arts from Athens School of Fine Arts. She has been resident and visiting artist in Fondation d’Entreprise Hermès (Paris), Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Νew York), Yaddo Colony (New York) and Salzburg International Academy (Salzburg). She has been awarded the Toby Devan Fellowship, Chicago and the DESTE Prize, Athens. Selected recent exhibitions and projects include: «The same river twice» curated by Margot Norton, Natalie Bell, organized by DESTE Foundation and New Museum, New York, Benaki Museum, Athens, «Oroboro» curated by 3 137, Alserkal Foundation, Dubai, «It would go» Anastasia Douka & Shana Hoehn, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles, «Les mains sans sommeil» curated by Gaël Charbau, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, «Le Collant_The thing you can’t get rid of» DESTE Prize Anniversary, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, «Animalier with no Τaste for the Sublime» Werft 5, Cologne. Her works can be found in private collections and also in the collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens.
The sign of the palm, 2018
Animalier with no taste for the Sublime
Le collant: the thing you can’t get rid of, 2017
Pierrot le fou, 2012