School of Art, Media, and Technology

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

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Adonis Volanakis

April 29, 2020 7 PM

Starr Foundation, 63 5th Avenue, UL102

Photo by Alex Janero

Adonis Volanakis is a multidisciplinary visual/ performance artist based in
Athens, Greece. Best known for his poetic, socially-engaged practice addressing
women’s cultural and historical legacies, he orchestrates “blind dates” between
individuals and communities, creates video installations, performance works and art
objects, instigates collaborative platforms and exhibitions, and designs/ directs dance,
theatre and opera. Venues include: Documenta 14, Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center,
Royal Opera House-Covent Garden, National Theatre, Artisterium 10/Tbilisi,
Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Dixon Place and Kimmel Galleries at
NYU. Foundations that have supported Adonis include Fulbright, Linbury, Onassis, and
the London Institute.


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