Sotiris Tsiganos (1992) is a visual artist and filmmaker, based in Athens. He studied at the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Western Macedonia. His practice mainly involves research-based projects, mixing fieldwork and moving image with a focus on social and ecological injustice. He is part of the artist duo Latent Community (with Ionian Bisai). Producing work in the age of augmented realities, Latent Community weaves together participatory strategies and performative sequences which result in hybrid film productions remixing documentary, fiction and archive. Their work has been presented internationally in various exhibitions and festivals, including: Athens Biennale (2017); documenta 14 – Public Programs (2017); Sharjah Film Platform – Sharjah Art Foundation (2019); Recontemporary art space in Turin (2019); Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (2020); PCAI – Polyeco Contemporary Art Initiative (2020); School of Waters – Mediterranea 19 Young Artists Biennale (2021); and 23rd Biennale of Sydney (2022): rīvus. They have been granted awards by LOOP Barcelona and Sharjah Art Foundation and have participated in the residency programmes ONASSIS AiR 2021: The School of Infinite Rehearsals; and Caravan Residency Program (Bozar Palais des Beaux-Arts/Fondazione Pistoletto). He has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS (2021).
Ocean is Future, 2021
Tropical Hell, 2019