Panos Profitis (born in 1988) lives and works in Athens. He holds a postgraduate degree (2016) from the Royal Academy of Arts in Antwerp specialized in site specific arts / installation art. He is a graduate of the School of Fine Arts of Athens (2013). For his Master studies, he received a scholarship from NEON (2015-2016). For his graduate thesis he was awarded the Hugo Roelandt Award by the Royal Academy of Arts, Hugo Roelandt Estate and Objectif Antwerp in 2016. Profitis has recently become an ARTWORKS Fellow (SNF Artist Fellowship Program 2018). In October 2018 he participated in the Initiator Artist in Residency program in Elefsina (Cultural Capital of Europe in 2021). In 2013 he represented Greece at the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean in Ancona, Italy. During Documenta 14 he worked as an assistant artist of the Nigerian visual artist Otobong Enkanga who is based in Antwerp. In 2017 he held his first solo exhibition at Annie Gentils Gallery in Antwerp (Belgium) and participated with this gallery at various art fairs (Art Rotterdam, YIA Maastricht, Art Brussels). His work has been presented in group exhibitions in Greece and abroad.
Mudskipper (performance), 2018
Hard wired (installation), 2017