Anestis Ioannou (b.1992, Athens) is a visual artist living and working in Athens. He graduated from the Department of Fine Arts and of the Sciences of Art, University of Ioannina (2015), which awarded him the Erasmus Scholarship to study at the Fine Arts School of Castilla la Mancha (2014) in Spain. He holds a Master’s Degree (Master of Fine Arts) from LUCA School of Arts (2018 in Brussels. Ioannou’s practice explores the relationship between the urban environment, social fabric and the construction of our own subjectivities, while it reflects on the process of reading a place through objects, simple actions or even experiences. He has participated in exhibitions, projects and artist-in-residency programs in Greece, Belgium, the Netherlands, Croatia, Serbia and France.
Ioannou is the co-founder of NOTUS Studio, an artist-run space and non-profit artist-in-residency program in Athens (est. 2017). He is also the co-founder of DELIVERART, a collective project proposing a mobile art experience that takes place in the streets of Athens (est. 2019).
Exotic Thoughts From a Non-Tropical Place, 2017
One Man Flag - II, 2018
Sometimes,I think of myself as a future memory (III & IV), 2020
Strangers in Close Proximity, 2018
Things I Might Have Forgotten, From a World I am About to See - I, 2020