Athanasia Vidali (b.1986 – full name Athanasia Vidali-Soula)
is a Greek visual artist, currently based in Athens.
2013-onwards, PhD student at the Dept. of Audio and Visual Technologies, Ionian University
2010-2012, 2-year Master in Fine Arts (with honours), Athens School of Fine Arts.
2004-2010, 5-year Diploma in Painting (with honours), Athens School of Fine Arts.
2013-2014, Ionian University, Department of Audio and Visual Arts.
2012-2013, Invited lecturer for a series of talks at the Athens School of Fine Arts undergraduate program (3rd Painting Studio).
2011-2012, 6 months of teaching practice at the Athens School of Fine Arts undergaduate program (3rd Painting Studio).
2014, Short-term fellowship for doctoral and post-doc candidates in order to conduct research in foreign accredited universities (State Scholarships Foundation)
2013, Finalist for the International Drawing Annual 8 (INDA 8) exhibition-in-print , Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, USA.
2007, 5-month Erasmus Scholarship in Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
2004, 6th in admission order at the Athens School of Fine Arts.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2015, Whispers, (cur. M. Maragkou), Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethimno.
2015, History 1:10, 10th International Exhibition of Small Form Porcelain, (cur. Ieva Nagliņa), Riga Porcelain Museum, Riga, Latvia.
2013, Violence [?], (cur. M.Maragkou), CAID, Athens, Greece
2013, Synthesis, (cur. Chr. Petrinou), Francoise Heitsch Gallery, Munich, Germany
2013, The Refuge Project, (cur. M.Chatzinikolaou – N. Podias), Milos, Greece
2013, Es-optron 1, (cur. A. Artinos), The Symptom Projects, Amphissa, Greece
2013, The Transparency of Sex,(cur. A. Artinos), The Symptom Projects, Amphissa, Greece
2013, Αrt Athina Contemporaries: Paradise Lost, (cur. A. Potamianou), Art Athina 2013
2011, Kodra Fresh, (cur. N. Mykoniatis), Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki, Greece
2011, Woven, The Art Foundation, Athens, Greece
2014, Working member of the Interactive Arts (InArts) Research Lab, of the Dept. of Audio and Visual Arts, Ionian University
2014, 3-month research contribution at the Center of Philosophy of Sciences, of the University of Lisbon
Conference Participations with papers:
2016, Taboo-Transgression-Transcendence in Art and Science, International Conference, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece
2014, AVANCA 2014: International Conference: Cinema-Art, Technology, Communication, Avanca, Portugal (cooperation with Marianne Strapatsakis).
2014, Latencies: Europe 1914-2014, Post-graduate colloquium, School of Human Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.
2014, Metamorphoses of Corporeality: Art-Body-Technology, Interdisciplinary Colloqium, Department of Audio and Visual Arts, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece.
Selected Participations in Seminars, Summer Schools and Conference Attendances:
2015, Porcelain A-Z Mastercourse with Ilona Romule, International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary.
2015, Gilles Deleuze et Felix Guattari : Ritournelles de Liberté, International Conference,
Panteion University, Athens, Greece.
2015, Being| Intimate | Political, Jean-Luc Nancy, International conference, University of Athens,
2014, Colloque International de Post-Graduation en Déconstruction: Héritages et Promesses de la Déconstruction, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
2014, Latencies: Europe 1914-2014 (IV Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture), School of Human Sciences-Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.
2012, 2-day Interdisciplinary Symposium in Neuro-aesthetics, Athens, Greece.
2011, Introduction in Μultimedia with the use of Flash CS4, Multimedia Technology Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, (3-month training with certificate of specialization)
Her works belong to private and public collections (Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete Collection, Rethymnon & the Riga Porcelain Museum Collection, Latvia).
Working languages: Greek, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish.