area: Installation, Video Art
areaInstallation, Video Art
recommending institutionfreiraum Q21 INTERNATIONAL
time periodDecember 2015 - December 2015
Lina Theodorou’s artistic work is concentrated on sociopolitical subjects, on identity politics and the rights of women. She uses video and installations to examine questions such as the representation of violence in the media, human trafficking, the need for security in the public and privates sphere, the loss of life’s stability, the desire for adaptation and appropriation, the anxiety about alienation and exclusion etc.
Lina Theodorou lives and works in Berlin and Athens.
She studied at the School of Graphic Arts and creative Studies, TEI, Athens, at the School of Fine Arts of Athens (Sculpture ) and at the School of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Multimedia, The Hague, Holland.
She has participated in shows at Bozar, center for fine arts, Brussels, National museum of contemporary art, Athens, EMAF, European media art festival, Osnabrueck, Deste Foundation, Athens, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 8th international Istanbul Biennial, 6th ev+a Limerick Biennial, 53rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 11th International Architecture Exhibition Venice Biennial, Impakt festival, Utrecht, State Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Benaki Museum, Athens, Alexander S. Onassis Foundation Cultural Center, Museum of Rome in Travestere, Rome, Biennial of the moving image, Buenos Aires, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Vienna, c|e contemporary, Milan, Muspac, L’Aquila, Museu do Estado do Pará, Belém, Brazil, Bâtiment d’Art Contemporain « Le Commun », Geneva.