Αυτό είναι ένας χαιρετισμός στην ερμηνεία, την ασάφεια και την ασυνέπεια, με την οποία σχετιζόμαστε στην αλήθεια.

This is a salutation to the interpretation, vagueness and inconsistency, with which we relate to the truth.

Iasonas Kampanis was born in 1985 in Athens. He studied jewelry design and fine arts at the Mokume Institute in Thessaloniki.
Since 2009 he is working with painting, photography and digital media.

He is inspired mainly by themes and motifs related to the history of painting, the Mediterranean tradition and pop culture.

In 2020 he was selected in the ARTWORKS Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Program.

He has collaborated and exhibited, among others, with Rebecca Camhi Gallery, curator Marina Fokidis, the 61st Thessaloniki International Film Festival and MoMus, KEIV (Athens), Victoria Square Project (Athens), kunsthallekleinbasel (Basel), scenographer Pulcheria Tzova, director Maria Panourgia at Onassis Stegi (Athens), director Maria Gaitanidi, actress Stacy Martin, Islington Arts Factory (London), Lubomirov/Angus Hughes Gallery (London), Ligne Roset (London), Design Exchange magazine, London Print Studio (London), Christie’s Head of Prints & Multiples Murray Macaulay, performer Irina Osterberg, and zoologist Desmond Morris.

He has also been engaged in printmaking, scenic design, film and theater productions, Byzantine murals and educational programs. Since 2017 he delivers painting and visual perception seminars at his studio.

Ο Ιάσoνας Καμπάνης γεννήθηκε το 1985 στην Αθήνα. Σπούδασε σχεδιασμό κοσμήματος στην Σχολή Τεχνών Mokume της Θεσσαλονίκης.
Από το 2009 ασχολείται με τη ζωγραφική, τη φωτογραφία και τα ψηφιακά μέσα.

Εμπνέεται κυρίως από θέματα και μοτίβα που σχετίζονται με την ιστορία της ζωγραφικής, τη Μεσογειακή παράδοση και την ποπ κουλτούρα.

Το 2020 επιλέχθηκε στο Πρόγραμμα Υποστήριξης Καλλιτεχνών ‘Ιδρυμα Στάυρος Νιάρχος ARTWORKS.

Έχει συνεργαστεί και εκθέσει, μεταξύ άλλων, με την Αίθουσα Τέχνης Ρεβέκκα Καμχή, την επιμελήτρια Μαρίνα Φωκίδη, το 61ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Κινηματογράφου Θεσσαλονίκης και το MoMus, το KEIV (Αθήνα), το Victoria Square Project (Αθήνα), την kunsthallekleinbasel (Βασιλεία), τη σκηνογράφο Πουλχερία Τζόβα, τη σκηνοθέτη Μαρία Πανουργιά, τη Στέγη Ωνάση (Αθήνα), τη σκηνοθέτη Μαρία Γαϊτανίδη, την ηθοποιό Stacy Martin, το Islington Arts Factory (Λονδίνο), τη Lubomirov/Angus Hughes Gallery (Λονδίνο), το London Print Studio (Λονδίνο), τη Ligne Roset (Λονδίνο), το περιοδικό Design Exchange, τον διευθυντή του Christie’s Prints & Multiples Murray Macaulay, την ερμηνεύτρια Irina Osterberg και τον ζωολόγο Desmond Morris.

Έχει επίσης ασχοληθεί με τη χαρακτική, τη σκηνογραφία, τις κινηματογραφικές και θεατρικές παραγωγές, τις βυζαντινές τοιχογραφίες και τα εκπαιδευτικά προγράμματα. Από το 2017 παραδίδει σεμινάρια ζωγραφικής και οπτικής αντίληψης στο εργαστήριο του.

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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020  VIRAL: Smart Solutions for Art at Home, Victoria Square Project / Athens, Greece
2012
 – Akindergarten, bord de l’eau design factory / Thessaloniki, Greece
2011  Peri Psychis, Parapera Gallery / Athens, Greece

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 – Epistemologies of the Sun, Rebecca Camhi Gallery c: Marina Fokidis Athens, Greece 12 MAY – 9 SEPTEMBER 2022
2022 – 
The Root, Amphicar Studio c: Foteini Vergidou / Athens, Greece
2022 – 
Old Thermal Power Plant of PPC / c: Katerina Koskina Athens, Greece
2021 
 The Project Gallery Athens, Greece
          – 
Against the Linear, KEIV artist-run space / c: Konstantinos Lianos / Athens, Greece
2020  61st Thessaloniki International Film Festival, MOMus / c: Orestis Andreadakis / Thessaloniki, Greece
2019  
Come Together, Alibi Gallery/ c: Matina Charalambi /Athens, Greece
          –
In the midst of winter, Ela Projects / Athens, Greece
          – kunstahallekleinbasel / c: Jasmin Glaab / Basel, Switzerland
          – Michael Cacoyannis Foundation / Athens, Greece
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kunstahallekleinbasel, Platforms Project / c: Jasmin Glaab / Athens, Greece
2018
The Weird and Eerie, The Pharmacy Contemporary Art Space / Carlisle, UK
2017 – 
Duo show with artist Katerina Psaradeli, Cultural Centre of Sifnos ‘Marianthi Simou’ / Sifnos, Greece
2016  
Heatwave, 3 137 artist-run space, AtWork Lab, Pantheon Building / Athens, Greece
          – Art Space Winery / Santorini, Greece
          – 
SIXTY, Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery, Art Athina / c: Alessandra Falbo, Anna Bleeker / Athens, Greece
          – Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery c: Alessandra Falbo, Anna Bleeker / London, UK
2015 – Islington Arts Factory / London, UK 
2014  Artist Salons chez Ligne Roset, Ligne Roset Westend Showroom / c: Nur El Shami, Irina Turcan / London, UK
          – 27 Greek Artists, Chryssothemis Gallery / Athens, Greece
          – Museum of Typography / Chania, Greece
2013  The Greek Muerte, Dia De Muertos Festival, Asclaye Cultural Centre, Colectivo Balam, Mexican Embassy / Athens, Greece
          – London Print Studio / c: Murray Macaulay / London, UK
          – Nonsense, O3 Gallery / c: JP Reid / Oxford, UK
          – Panjuria, bord de l’eau design factory / Thessaloniki, Greece
          – TINAG Festival, Arts Against Extraditions, Bishopsgate Institute / London, UK
          – Rich Mix Cultural Foundation / London, UK
          – International Postcard Show 2013, Surface Gallery / Nottingham, UK
2012  IANOS Art Space / Thessaloniki, Greece
          – Art Pistol Gallery / Glaskow, UK
2010 – Gallery 10 / Athens, Greece
2007 – Teloglion Art Foundation / Thessaloniki, Greece

Distinctions

2020  Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Award, ARTWORKS / Athens, Greece
2019  Banditto Residency Emerging Art Prize, Banditto Art / Tuscany, Italy

Selected Publications

Popaganda, online magazine, interview by visual artist Pavlos Tsakonas, September 2020 (link)
 
Aesthetica, magazine, print and online, April/May 2020
und. Athens, online journal, interview by Kiriakos Spirou, December 2019 (link)
K (Kathimerini), magazine, print, May 2019
LIFO, newspaper, two-page print presentation, May 2019
 HuffPost Greece, online, May 2019
 ελcmag, online, May 2019
Stone Soup Creative Hub, online, November 2016
AtWork, Moleskine Foundation, online, 2016 (link)
 Iho Tοn Dimoprasion/Echo of Auctions newspaper, print, cover/εξώφυλλο, March 2016 (link)
 Mind Radio, radio interview, 2015
Design Exhange, magazine, print, 2015
The State of Art: Photographic & Digital #1Andy Laffan/Bare Hill Publishing, September 2014
 Unframe.London, online platform, interview by Myrto Katsimicha, December 2014
 Art Pistol Gallery, interview, January 2013 (link)

Collections

– Works in the collections of the Moleskine Foundation, The Ch. & S. Moschandreou Collection and the Museum of Typography in Chania
Works in private collections in Greece, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, Serbia, Germany, Switzerland and Australia

Selected Commissions

2019Painting for stage set (250 x 430 cm carpet), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  (Edward Albee), by Maria Panourgia and Poulcheria Tzova, Onassis Stegi
2018Painting for film set (240 x 280 cm canvas), Salt Wound short film by director Maria Gaitanidi and actress Stacy Martin