Phaidonas Gialis (1986, Athens) studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and holds a postgraduate degree from the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne (MFA). The technique of collage/assemblage is central to his practice, as it serves as the starting point for developing his ideas and works. He employs disparate elements on different levels in order to create new narratives and ways of telling stories. He has presented his works in venues in Greece and abroad, such as Daily Lazy and Allouche Benias galleries in Athens, Romas dārzs (Latvia), and Kunstwerk Cologne in Germany. Ηe has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS in 2022.
Crackling Sun, 2021, 11:15, video
Damaged body, 2020, 2:27, video
The danger of seeing reality though shape, 2019, 2mx2m. Print on poster paper, pasted on a wall and torn