Maria Sideri is a performance artist. Influenced by her studies in anthropology and in different research methods, her work focuses on representations of the body through archival research. Maria has graduated from the Faculty of Philology of the University of Ioannina and from the postgraduate department of History of Religions at the University of Geneva. In 2012 she also completed (with distinction) her MFA at the Creative Practice at the Laban Conservatory of Music and Dance in London. She has received sponsorship from the Arts Council of England for the Vibrant Matter/La Métachorie project and recently she was awarded the ARTWORKS Fellowship (2018). Since March 2018 she has been a PhD candidate at the University of Western Macedonia in the Department of Applied and Visual Arts. Works: ”Hello World Choir” (Cairo 07/17), “Vibrant Matter/La Metachorie”: Artsadmin (London, 11/14), ”Rag Factory” (London, 2/14), 3rd Performance Festival, (4th Biennale, Greece 11/2013); “Stasis” with Zero-Tau: SPILL National Platform (Ipswich, 11/12), Trouble festival (Brussels, 4/13), Video: Chisenhale Dance Space Agony Art (London, 1/14), 3/14), Trip Space The Palest Light (London 5/14), Decoda Festival (Coventrym 6/14), and limited edition Fanzine # 1, # 2, # 3 “It Comes Into Waves”.
Vibrant Matter, 2016
Vibrant Matter, Siobban Davies Studios, London 2015
Vibrant Matter, Arts Admin Studios, 2016
Vibrant Matter, 3rd Thessaloniki Performance Festival of the 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2013
Vibrant Matter, Arts Admin studios, 2016