Anna Papathanasiou is a Greek-Canadian interdisciplinary artist. She is a founding member of the Greek rock band Puta Volcano. Anna has studied classical piano and music theory at the Athenaeum Maria Callas Conservatory. She graduated from the Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences of the Democritus University of Thrace and holds a BA and an MFA from the Athens School of Fine Arts [ASFA]. In the past, she has presented her piece EAT in New York, as a resident artist at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center; performed the piece Empathetic Body at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, the #SKG Bridges – Uprising Art and Culture Festival and the Kaunas Biennale; completed a residency at the National Theatre School of Canada (Montreal) with the support of LA SERRE – Arts Vivants; performed her piece Some Sort of Now in France, Spain and Andorra (commissioned by Ricardo Bofill) and her piece Christmas Tree at the exhibition Art Props|Kunst- Interventionen in Mannheim, Germany. Her work has been selected for the Digital Biennale; Palais de Paris (Tokyo, Japan) and the Athens Biennale (Greece). In addition, she was an artistic collaborator of Euripides Laskarides for the performance ELENIT which was presented at Onassis Stegi, and has exhibited in Salon du dessin Érotique de Paris (France).
Axel's Just Dreaming, 2021
Empathetic Body-March at the beat of your own drum, 2019
Mi Casa Su Casa, 2014