> Poly Kokkinia (gre)
Out my body
The hands, truest mirrors of the face and obedient marionettes of the gaze, pierce through the successive membranes which are shrouding vision. Silently, underneath multiple layers of the familiar, they surgically mine precious chills of horror.
Poly Kokkinia was born in Athens, Greece, in 1960. She studied Biology at the Kapodistrian University of Athens and Painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She holds an MA in Digital Arts (ASFA). She has exhibited her work in group exhibitions and festivals in Greece and abroad (Spain, Iceland, Sweden) and in her solo exhibition “Breathe, Keep Breathing” at A. Antonopoulou Art Gallery in Athens, in 2009. Group exhibitions include: “”Record1″, Exhibition Center “Nikos Kessanlis”, Athens (2008) / “I Like to Be Adorned”, Home of Cyprus, Athens (2009) and Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethymno, Greece (2010) / Art-Athina 2010 (International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens) / “In case of emergency break glass”, Art:screen, Orebro, Sweden (2012) and 700IS Reindeerland, Nordic House, Iceland (2013) / “Anatomy of silence”, Greek video art curated by Video Art Miden, Espacio Enter, TEA (Tenerife Espacio de las Artes), Canarias (2019) / “Videolands”, MOMus-the Metropolitan Organisation of Museums of Visual Arts of Thessaloniki, Experimental Center for the Arts, Thessaloniki, Greece (2019) and others. She lives and works in Athens.