Floating Gestures is a culmination of Athina’s two-month residency at ARCH and is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue including texts by Denys Zacharopoulos and Atalanti Martinou.
Athina Ioannou (b. 1968 Athens, Greece) studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and the Art Academy of Düsseldorf. She lives and works in Düsseldorf. Recent solo exhibitions include: Mythologies, Irène Laub Gallery, Brussels (2019); Polifonías, Galería Hilario Galguera, Mexico City (2017); and Athina Ioannou, Rose is a Rose is a Rose, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels (2016). Recent group exhibitions include: Gigantisme - Art & Industrie, FRAC Grand Large, Hauts-de-France and LAAC, Dunkirk (2019); L’Art Chemin Faisant… Paysages des Formes, Centre d’art L’Atelier d’Estienne, Bretagne (2019); and the 7th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece (2019).
Her work can be found in the permanent collections of Galerie des Petits Carreaux, Musée Régional d’Art Contemporain Occitanie, Lieu d’Art Contemporain, Deutsche Bank AG and Daniel Buren in France and the Benaki Museum in Greece. She is the recipient of the Jubiläumsstiftung der Sparkasse Neuss (2013), the Stiftung Insel Hombroich, Düsseldorf / Neuss (2013) and the Kunststiftung NRW, Düsseldorf (2012), among others.
Preview night: Thursday, November 7th, 2019 (7:30 – 9:30 pm)
Exhibition dates: November 7th, 2019 – December 14th, 2019
Hours of operation: Tuesday – Saturday (11:00 AM – 6:00 PM) or by appointment. Admission is free.