vassilis vlastaras

recent projects

Nature: A Passage or an Obstacle
Maria Glyka & Vassilis Vlastaras
May 13 - May 22 2016
Wip:sthkm, Stockholm

May 27 - June 5 2016
Athens School of Fine Arts

future projects

Regarding Nicolas Calas
October 31 - November 6 2016
Athens School of Fine Arts

January 2017
Technopolis, Athens

Vassilis Vlastaras is a visual artist and Assistant Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts. Born in Argos, Greece. Lives and works in Athens, Greece. He started his studies in Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia and photography in AKTO Athens. Then he studied graphic design and animation in T.E.I. of Athens, Film direction in the faculty of cinema E. Chatzikos of Athens and painting in Athens School of Fine Arts. Continued his studies acquiring M.Sc. Interactive Multimedia in the University of Westminster of London and mfa in the architectural faculty of Athens titled: Planning-Space-Culture. He creates large-scale site-specific installations and he experiments with various media in painting, drawing, photography, video, real time video and sound performances and computer interactive installations. His artistic practice examines the relationship between artwork and urban space, the notion of the ephemeral, and the interrelation between spatial movement, material and sound. Currently his work investigates the personal and social implications of loss, oblivion, history, memory and the subsequent acts of remembrance/memorialization and the relationships between the appetite for life and the frenzy of death.He has been a member of Platformes since 2002, a collective of art professionals  ranking from visual artists to musicians and film makers in Athens. He has taken part in many exhibition projects, solo and group shows in Greece and abroad.