Nana Sachini

 

Born in 1975, in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Lives and works in Athens, Greece.
Her work embraces various medias including drawing, sculpture, installation, performance and photography  and has been exhibited in Greece, Germany, Lebanon, Cyprus and the UK.
She is also founding member of artist’s group KangarooCourt .

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    2008 MA in Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of Arts, London, U.K.. 2007 Postgraduate Diploma in Fine art “Distinction”, Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London, U.K.. 2005 B.A. Hons in Painting, Degree (Ptychio) “Excellent”, School of Fine Arts, Thessaloniki, Greece.
    2015 "Aporias" - (two person exhibition) Nana Sachini &Costas Christopoulos Theatre of Art Karolos Koun, Ypogeio, Athens, GR (curated by: Evangelia Ledaki) 2014 "All my pretty ones", a.antonopoulou.art gallery, Athens, Greece. 2013 "now logic must take care of itself", Remap4, Athens, Greece. 2011 "The body as city", (two person exhibition), a.antonopoulou.art gallery, Athens, Greece.
    2016 "Hypnos Project" @ Onassis Cultural Centre, Curators: Theophilos Tramboulis, Yorgos Tzirtzilakis 2015 "The body and other short stories" - the Performance in the Collection of State Museum of Contemporary Art, Center of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GR (curated by: Domna Gounari, Anna Mykoniati, Eirini Papakonstantinou) 2014 Reverb: New Art from Greece (curated by Eirene Efstathiou and Evita Tsokanta), School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA), U.S.A. * 2014 4th THESSALONIKI BIENNALE OF CONTEMPORARY ART "Mediterranean temperament? Regional stereotypes and other myths", SMCA - State Museum of Contemporary Art (curated by Areti Leopoulou & Thodoris Markoglou)* 2013 "Thrills&Chills", CAN Christina Androulidaki Gallery, Athens, GR (curated by Daily Lazy and Ch. Androulidaki) "Homo Universalis Revisited", Remap 4, Athens, GR (curated by M. Dialektaki & M. Papaioannou)* 2013 "The transparency of sex", Old Hospital, Amphissa, GR (curated by The Symptom Projects)* "Against Lethe", Mail Art Project Exhibition, part of the 5th ICTVC, Nicosia, Cyprus (a project by Les Yper Yper) "HAPPY NEW BONDS#1", a collaborative performative installation, STUDIOvisits (booth P03) “Platform Project @ Art Athina”, Athens GR 2012 "Stories no words can tell", Six Dogs, Athens, GR(curated by M.Dialektaki & M. Papaioannou). 2011 "The body as city", (two person exhibition), a.antonopoulou.art gallery, Athens, Greece. 2011 "Hotel Ariston"Symbiosis? XV Biennale de la Mediterranee, Thessaloniki, GR. (curated by Thouli Misirloglou) "98 Weeks research/project space" in Bey Hamam, Thessaloniki, GR. Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art* biennale:3 "Παλιές διασταυρώσεις-Make it new" (co-curated by Paolo Colombo, Mahita El Bacha Urieta, Marina Fokidis and Mirene Arsanios) "Acrobat Reading" @ Remap 3, Athens, GR. (curated by Alexios Papazacharias) "On books and translation", 98weeks Research/Project Space, Beirut, Lebanon. With the book "prophets in love", a collaborative artist's book (one-of-a-kind object) with Iordanis Papadopoulos, greek poet. "Epekeina", Athens Municipality Building, Athens, GR (curated by Theophilos Tramboulis). * 2010 "Rooms 2010", Kappatos Gallery, St. George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens, GR (curated by Alexios Papazacharias) * "Holidays(?)" Gray Gallery, GR (curated by Irini Karayannopoulou) 2009 "Inside Out", GV Art Gallery, London, U.K. (curated by Charlie Franklin) "Condensation 2009", Bodhi Gallery, London, U.K. "Propeller Island", Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London, U.K. 2008 "Transleat me", part of project Translation, 48-50 Aiolou street, Athens, GR. MA Fine Art Degree Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of Arts, London, U.K. “Rock, Scissors, Paper”, RKB Gallery, London, U.K. “Condensation”, Decima Gallery, London, U.K. “Nearly me, nearly now, nearly show”, Chelsea College, London,U.K. “XHbit 08”, Student Arts Union, London, U.K.* Arts Club, Dover Street, London, U.K. 2007 “Trauma Queen”, Mediterranean” Hotel, Athens, GR. (co-curated by Zoi Pappa and Harris Kontosphiris)* “Free Associations”, Chelsea College, London, U.K.* “Interim Show – Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art”, Chelsea College, London, U.K. 2006 “Positive Charges”, Center of Contemporary Art, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR.* “Alumni Show 05-06”, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR.* “Action Field Kodra 06”, Thessaloniki, Greece.* “Industry and Innovation”, HYATT, Thessaloniki, GR. “Pixeldance Festival”, Thessaloniki, GR. “Belle Arte Lamia”, Contemporary Art Competition, Lamia, GR. 2005 “Action Field Kodra 2005”, Thessaloniki, GR. * “Belle Arte Lamia”, Contemporary Art Competition, Lamia, GR. 2004 “Young Artists explore cinema”, Berlin, Germany.* “Action Field Kodra 2004”, Thessaloniki, GR.* “Young Artists explore cinema”, Cinemuseum, Thessaloniki, GR.* Cultural SpecialOlympics“Athens2004”,WarMuseum, Thessaloniki,GrR. 2003 “Trash Art” ( Recycle Art ), BIOS open studios, Athens, GR.
    2005- 1st Prize of Competition “BOUTARI NOUVEAU”
Performances 2013 "22A closer", in the exhibition "The transparency of sex", Old Hospital, Amphissa, GR-curated by The Symptom Project 2010 "nomadic architecture", Sarakiniko, Milos island, Greece. "Board Games-RISK, SOLITAIRE, GO", salt evaporation pond, Milos island, GR. "Which way? To the cake!", Athens, GR. 2009 "Long exposure", Edinburgh, U.K. 2008 "Pleasure Pillow", Chelsea College of Art and Desing, London, U.K. "At least that's a step to the right direction", Nunhead, London, U.K. Collaborative performances-projects 2013 "The right to spring", by KangarooCourt@ Platform Project(Booth 37), Art-Athina, Faliron Pavilion, Athens, GR. (coordinator Artemis Potamianou) 2012 “Retrospective” KangarooCourt, (presentation of works) Kunsthalle Athena, Athens, GR (curated by Marina Fokidis, Eleanna Papathanasiadi, Aggeliki Rousou) "Variations on Joy or Modulation on Koolhaas' proposal for a new european flag", performance from artist's group KangarooCourt, "why art now" exhibition, OpenShow Studio, Athens, GR. "Brigitte's Vardo or almost 15 minutes", installation- performance-photography exhibition, Re-activation of theatre "Embros" from Kinisi Mavili, Athens, GR (with Maria Lianou, Ioanna Pantazopoulou, Iordanis Papadopoulos, Stavro-Christo Vlachakis). 2011 "Little Bunny", a performance from artist's group KangarooCourt, Re-activation of theatre "Embros" from Kinisi Mavili, Athens, GR. "In Vino Veritas", a performance/installation. Production from EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, GR. ( concept from Zisis Kotionis and Phoebe Giannisi. "Poster Group", a presentation from artist's group KangarooCourt in Action Field Kodra 2011, Thessaloniki, GR (curated by Theophilos Tramboulis) . "Press Conference", a performance from artist's group KangarooCourt in the symposium "Communi(cati)on of Crisis" organized by the Institute for Live Arts Research, Nafpaktos, GR. 2010 "MelodramaThes", a public performance from artist's group KangarooCourt, Thessaloniki, GR. 2009 Velvet Festival-"Heaven"2nd Biennale of Athens, GR "Beres from Monmarte" organised by Konstantinos Dagritzikos. Curatorials 2012 BOUND: 1. A boundary, a limit. / 2.tied / 3. to leap forward or upward; spring, co-curated by Sofia Touboura, Maria Lianou, Nana Sachini. OpenShowStudio,Athens, GR. Although independently curated, is presented within the framework of "Through the Roadblocks", a 3 year NeMe project, which will culminate in a 3 day international conference and a month long exhibition in November 2012.