Kostis Velonis received his Doctorate in architecture from the N.T.U.A University of Athens (2009). He studied Cultural Studies at the London Consortium (A A, Birckbeck College, ICA) and visual Arts at the Paris VIII University, Maitrise, D.E.A. Among the recent SOLO shows: This probably will not work Lothringer 13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich, 2015; Mount the Air, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, 2015; The Grammary of Puppetry, Monitor Gallery, Rome, 2012; The promise of Happiness, Signal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden, 2011. Among the group shows: Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915- 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2015; Supersuperstudio, Padiglione Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; In the Name of Le Corbusier, Spiteris Residence, School of Architecture N.T.U.A, Athens, 2015; The Theater of the World, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 2015; This is Not My Beautiful House, Kunsthalle Athena, Athens, 2014; No Country for Young Men, BOZAR, Brussels, 2014; Tout Feu Tout Flamme, Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, 2014; Direct Democracy, MUMA /Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2013; Hell as a Pavillion, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2013; Newtopia. The State of Human Rights, Mechelen Cultural Centre, The Academy of Fine Arts, Scheppers Institute Mechelen, Belgium, 2012; Material and Culture - MAK Center for Art and Architecture-Schindler, California.
Monument for a Forgotten Education is a model version of the public monument of Mathias Goeritz and Luis Baraggan Torres de satellite (satellite towers) which is located in Mexico City and is assumed to be one of the most characteristic public…
- Kostis Velonis