Despina Stokou

Despina Stokou
1978 born in Athens, Greece
Lives in Berlin, Germany

2003-2005 MA at the Institut of Art in Context at the UdK Berlin
1997-2002 BA specialised in Painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts


2005- Daad Study Scholarship for Artists
2001- Sokrates Erasmus Scholarship at the Artschool Berlin Weissensee
1998-2002 IKY Scholarship for Excellence of Performance at the Athens School of Fine Arts

Solo Exhibitions

Only Tomatoes and Horses - Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
The royal we - Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin
Baby Bellini - Galerie Krobath - Wien
Delusions of Grandeur, Krobath Berlin
bulletproof @Derek Eller,New York
Art Cologne_new positions
Krobath Gallery Wien
Clockwork Gallery Berlin
Dirty Dozen Grimmuseum Berlin
Afterlife Afterhours, Appartment Berlin
Accidental Woman, in collaboration with Aikaterini Gegisian, project space of Kalfayan Galleries, Athens
The Fall of the Haddo Estate and Other Stories, Herrmann&Wagner_basement, Berlin (catalogue)
2004 The Fall of the Haddo Estate, Apt Gallery, London (catalogue)

Group Exhibitions

Sweet Distemper, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
Search&Destroy, Mikael Andersen Gallery, Berlin
Auction for Athens Pride, Breeder Gallery Athens
Hostile Aesthetic Takeover by American Teenager, Lotte Möller, Amelie and Philip Götzinger and Hannes Grüber
Available Works by Annika von Taube+Johannes Schön in .hbc
The Show by Guillame Alimousa Forgotten Bar Project
Remix III by Madeleine Bochan Forgotten Bar Project
Girl Overkill II, curated by Iris Van Dongen@ Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Madonna Psycho Slut, curated by Despina Stokou@ GRIMMUSEUM--www.grimmuseum.com
Girl Overkill, curated by Iris Van Dongen @ Forgotten Bar, Berlin
Echo-Eco, Kim Whan- Ki international art festival, curated by Rüdiger Lange, Seoul
Personal-Political curated by Areti Leopoulou, parallel programme of the 2.Thessaloniki Biennale---www.thessalonikibiennale.gr
Salon 1*2 curated by Hannes Grüber @ Kantine, Berlin
Culture Industry curated by Lydia Andrioti @ VOX, Athens www.culturalindustry.com

- apply softly @ PREVIEW BERLIN www.applysoftly.com
-Join Costudy Project- You Can Never Go Home Again, curated by Jonny Coleman & Chris Cruse, Raab Galerie, Berlin / http://jointcustodyproject.blogspot.com
-Donna Martin Graduates, curated by Antonakis Christodoulou@ Exereunitis, Athens

-Karaoke Poetry Bar--organised by intothepill.net in the context of ReMap of the 1. Athens Biennal (catalogue)
- Emergency Room/Athens, Centre for Contemporary Art Ileana Tounta; organised by Thierry Colonel-www.emergencyrooms.org/athens
-Meatspace, Action field Kodra ‘07 -curated by Christoforos Marinos (catalogue)
-True Romance, Breeder Gallery, Athens
-Postcard Lovers curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou & Christoforos Marinos, part of the oldnews project by Jacob Fabricious-www.porksaladpress.org
-Radiations, curated by Rallou Panagiotou at the Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
-Video Vaka, galleriBox, Akureyri, Island

-Anonymous Drawers, blüttenweiss gallery, Berlin (catalogue)
- F(acts)igures, curated by Esther Vossen-programme co-oordinator Curatorial Training Programme De Apppel, Amsterdam (catalogue)
- turning12, curated by Margarita Kataga and Tereza Papamichali, Athens
- Visions 2006, Kappatos Gallery, Athens Imperial Hotel, Athens (catalogue)
- Fuck your dreams this is Heaven, curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou and Christoforos Marinos, Athens


-Art Meeting-young artists of Europe at the University of Fine Arts, Berlin
-London in Six easy Steps, ICA, curated by B+B, London


- Gute Söhne Gute Töchter, Galerie am Körnerpark, Berlin (catalogue)
- DIY Urbanism, First Sideshow Event Salon, organised by Sarah Ishioka Hurwundeki Art Space London – www.sideshow.org.uk

- Fernwärme, project SEHENSWÜRDIGKEITEN organised by anschlaege.de; Berlin (Hellersdorf) (catalogue)
- Freiräume, Berlin (Weissensee)
- Stargate, live perfomance experiment London-Berlin, Bikinihaus, Berlin


Editor of BPIGS-www.bpigs.com
Curators Battle, Carson Chan vs Aaron Moulton -production
Speed Portfolio Viewing-production

Grimmuseu- www.grimmuseum.com
D12 curatorial
MaDonNa PsYcHo SLuT -curatorial
Equinox- curatorial
BARBAR- curatorial- Appartement

PIGS- off spaces guide- network -www.bpigs.com


contact Krobath Gallery Vienna/ Berlin


contact Krobath Gallery Vienna/ Berlin