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Cover series: #17 Dimitra Kondylatou

Eleanna Balesi (b. 1993, Athens) lives and works in Athens, Greece. She holds a BFA from the Department of Fine Arts and Art Sciences of the University of Ioannina (2016) and an MFA from the School of Fine Arts in Athens (2018). She is the co-founder and co-curator of the artist-run project space Backspace, Athens.
Her work has been shown in numerous exhibitions in Greece and abroad, such as: What is Real?, The Real House, New York (2021), Art Athina: CHEAPART, Zappeion Megaron, Athens (2019), ΗΛΕΚΤΡΙΣ | How to think like a mountain, Samothrace (2019), Open Studio (Documenta 14 - Educational Program), School of Fine Arts, Athens (2017), Artists in Athens-City of Crisis, Rosa Luxemburg Institute, Berlin (2017), Artists in Athens- City of Crisis, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens (2017), Powerfool, Flat 1 (Offspaces International Research Program), Vienna (2016), Effective Spaces (Inspire Festival), Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2014).

Opening: 17.02.2022, 19:00
17.02.2022-20.02.2022

18:00-21:00

Add to calendar 2022:02:17 19:00:00 2022:02:20 23:46:00 Europe/Athens Getting out of Zola Getting out of Zola - More informations on /events/event/3497-getting-out-of-zola PS Katerina Botsari
Opening: 11.11.2021, 19:00
11.11.2021-05.12.2021
Opening: Thursday 11.11.2021, 19:00
Duration: 11.11.2021-05.12.2021
Wednesday-Friday: 17:00-21:00 & Saturday, Sunday: 14:00-18:00
Add to calendar 2021:11:11 19:00:00 2021:12:05 23:52:00 Europe/Athens If Anything Survives - Archaeologies, Utopias & The Void If Anything Survives - Archaeologies, Utopias & The Void - More informations on /events/event/3392-if-anything-survives-archaeologies-utopias-the-void Exarchia area Karolina Aleiferopoulou
Exhibition: 20.09.2021, 15:00
20.09.2021-08.11.2021
Add to calendar 2021:09:20 15:00:00 2021:11:08 23:00:00 Europe/Athens Openshowstudio's Vitrina at Kynosargous: Balesi / Touboura Openshowstudio's Vitrina at Kynosargous: Balesi / Touboura - More informations on /events/event/3283-openshowstudio-s-vitrina-at-kynosargous-balesi-touboura OPENSHOWSTUDIO
Opening: 01.07.2021, 16:00
01.07.2021-04.07.2021
Add to calendar 2021:07:01 16:00:00 2021:07:04 23:30:00 Europe/Athens Offspring Review [1+1] @ Back to Athens Festival Offspring Review [1+1] @ Back to Athens Festival - More informations on /events/event/3219-offspring-review-1-1 Back to Athens 8

Chapped lips

Admission: Free
Opening: 10.06.2021, 18:00
10.06.2021-17.06.2021

18:00-21:00

Add to calendar 2021:06:10 18:00:00 2021:06:17 20:00:00 Europe/Athens Chapped lips Chapped lips - More informations on /events/event/3146-chapped-lips CLOSING SOON
Exhibition: 11.06.2020, 19:00
11.06.2020-13.06.2020
Add to calendar 2020:06:11 19:00:00 2020:06:13 23:00:00 Europe/Athens ((((CEMENT)))) ((((CEMENT)))) - More informations on /events/event/2911-cement Backspace Eleanna Balesi, Katerina Botsari
Opening: 14.07.2019, 17:00
17.07.2019-28.07.2019

Venues & Opening hours
Old School Therma, Samothrace
Wednesday-Sunday: 17:00-21:00
Folklore Museum of Samothrace (ground floor)
Wednesday-Sunday: 11:00-13:00 & 21:00-23:00

Add to calendar 2019:07:14 17:00:00 2019:07:28 23:39:00 Europe/Athens Electris | how to think like a mountain || Samothrace Electris | how to think like a mountain || Samothrace - More informations on /events/event/2422-ilektris-how-to-think-like-a-mountain Samothrace island Dimitra Tsiaouskoglou
Opening: 08.02.2019, 19:30
09.02.2019-15.02.2019

Monday-Sunday, 18:00-21:00

Add to calendar 2019:02:08 19:30:00 2019:02:15 23:11:00 Europe/Athens Starting Point Starting Point - More informations on /events/event/2010-starting-point Backspace
Opening: 18.01.2019, 20:00
19.01.2019-28.01.2019

Monday-Sunday, 18:00-22:00

Add to calendar 2019:01:18 20:00:00 2019:01:28 23:04:00 Europe/Athens Bunker Bunker - More informations on /events/event/1954-bunker Athens Intersection → Praxitelous 33 George Georgakopoulos
Opening: 10.07.2018, 17:00
10.07.2018-12.07.2018

Tuesday-Thursday: 17:00-21:00

Add to calendar 2018:07:10 17:00:00 2018:07:12 23:55:00 Europe/Athens Εικαστικό Μεταπτυχιακό Α.Σ.Κ.Τ | Παρουσίαση Διπλοματικών Εργασιών Εικαστικό Μεταπτυχιακό Α.Σ.Κ.Τ | Παρουσίαση Διπλοματικών Εργασιών - More informations on /events/event/1560-parousiasi-ptuchiakon-ergasion-tou-eikastikou-metaptuchiakou A.S.F.A. Athens School of Fine Arts
Opening: 01.06.2018, 20:30
02.06.2018-10.06.2018

1st Floor

Monday-Friday: 17:00-21:00 / Saturday, Sunday: 12:00-16:00

Add to calendar 2018:06:01 20:30:00 2018:06:10 23:06:00 Europe/Athens Strange days: The Dystopia of the Real | Back to Athens 6 Strange days: The Dystopia of the Real | Back to Athens 6 - More informations on /events/event/1370-strange-days-the-dystopia-of-the-real MY ODYSSEY Nota Koulouriotou, Andreas Vousouras
Opening: 01.06.2018, 20:30
02.06.2018-10.06.2018

Monday-Friday: 17:00-21:00 / Saturday, Sunday: 12:00-16:00

Add to calendar 2018:06:01 20:30:00 2018:06:10 19:11:00 Europe/Athens Camisa Camisa - More informations on /events/event/1372-camisa Back to Athens 6 (Praxitelous Building) GURAM Chachanidze
Opening: 13.02.2018, 19:00
14.02.2018-15.02.2018
Add to calendar 2018:02:13 19:00:00 2018:02:15 23:10:00 Europe/Athens Νέοι Ιστορικοί Τέχνης της Α.Σ.Κ.Τ. επιλέγουν Νέοι Ιστορικοί Τέχνης της Α.Σ.Κ.Τ. επιλέγουν - More informations on /events/event/1017-neoi-istorikoi-technis-tis-a-s-k-t-epilegoun Trii Art Hub
Opening: 05.10.2017, 20:00
06.10.2017-28.10.2017
Add to calendar 2017:10:05 20:00:00 2017:10:28 23:59:00 Europe/Athens The Mandela Effect The Mandela Effect - More informations on /events/event/606-the-mandela-effect CHEAPART
Opening: 08.06.2017, 19:30
08.06.2017-18.06.2017
Add to calendar 2017:06:08 19:30:00 2017:06:18 23:45:00 Europe/Athens VIΛ XVII - ⑤ Back to Athens 2017 VIΛ XVII - ⑤ Back to Athens 2017 - More informations on /events/event/358-vil-xvii-back-to-athens-2017 Eressou 40 Nikos Giavropoulos
Opening: 08.06.2017, 18:00
08.06.2017-18.06.2017

Store opening hours

Add to calendar 2017:06:08 18:00:00 2017:06:18 22:00:00 Europe/Athens Be my Art Guest - ⑤ Back to Athens 2017 Be my Art Guest - ⑤ Back to Athens 2017 - More informations on /events/event/366-be-my-art-guest Eressou 40 Fotini Kapiris
Opening: 07.04.2017, 12:00
07.04.2017-09.04.2017
Add to calendar 2017:04:07 12:00:00 2017:04:09 00:00:00 Europe/Athens Open Studios, Master in Fine Arts Open Studios, Master in Fine Arts - More informations on /events/event/55-open-studios-master-in-fine-arts A.S.F.A. Athens School of Fine Arts