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Shots for an unrealized dream sequence. A. captures the beach in a bottle and confronts the commodification of her smile.
Christelle Makris, is an architect and visual artist based in Athens (GR) and coming from a multicultural family; her father is Greek and her mother is from Honduras. She received a bachelor of architecture from Washington University in St.-Louis, USA and subsequently continued her studies in Brussels, Belgium with a Master’s degree in Conservation and Restoration of Ancient Monuments (Diplôme d’Études Specialisées en Conservation et Restauration du Patrimoine Architectural) from ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) Brussels Free University- School of Urbanism.
She received a prize from the association of urbanists in Brussels for the best final thesis with subject: the Critique of the Restoration of four modernist villas in Brussels from the 30’s. In St. Louis Missouri, she followed painting, printmaking, photography and art history lessons with William Wallace who was one of the authorities that contributed to the restoration of Michelangelo’s frescoes of the Sistine Chapel of the Vatican. She has been part of various architectural projects and commissions in Greece and abroad: Polytechnic School of Architecture of Valencia (ES); International Maritime Services in Piraeus (GR); MI DESVAN Space Design (Honduras); Greek Pavilion at Expo 2000 in Hannover (Germany). Her personal artistic work has been exhibited internationally in galleries, museums and institutions such as: Snehta Residency (GR) ; Cultural Center of Chania (GR); Cultural Center of Athens (GR) ; Archives Générales du Royaume de la Belgique, Brussels (BEL) ; Centre Culturel d’ Aarschot, Flanders (BEL).
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