Paky Vlassopoulou (born 1985) lives and works in Athens. Through her work she converses with the tradition of sculpture, with issues of space, object, usability, physical experience. She has worked on issues regarding the construction of knowledge, historicization, ruin and the anti-monument, and she has recently dealt with the issue of providing services in the modern world by exploring the role of care and hospitality. She has shown her work in solo exhibitions in Greece, Czech Republic, Germany and Belgium and has participated in group exhibitions including: The Equilibrists, curated by Gary Carrion-Murayari, Helga Christoffersen and Massimiliano Gioni, organized by DESTE Foundation and the New Museum/New York, Benaki Museum/Athens, 2017; Reverb: New Art from Greece, curated by Eirene Efstathiou, Evita Tsokanta, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, 2014 ; A Thousand Doors, curated by Iwona Blazwick, Gennadius Library, organized by NEON in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery, Athens 2014. Since 2012 together with Chrysanthi Koumianaki and Kosmas Nikolaou they have been managing 3 137, an independent artist-run space in Exarchia (downtown Athens). To this date, they have collaborated with a large number of researchers and artists.
01_Explosions in the sky – Welcome, Ghosts, 2013
Hello Mrs Ramsay (Things Don’t Change That Fast), 2017
Practising Pleasure Where Possible, 2018
Smoking and waiting. Waiting and smoking.(The Stranger I), Monday to Thursday from 4.30 p.m until sunset, 2017