DIMITRA LAZARIDOU

Born 1966, Alexandroupolis, Greece. Lives and works in Athens, Greece Education: Hochshule der Künste, Berlin-D, Dpt. of Visual Communications Diploma (1989-94), Meisterschüler (1995-96)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 "Walls of the Real" Lefas Municipal Gallery, curator: Eliza Gerolymatou, Athens, GR
2016 "Eclectic Heritage" AD Gallery, Athens, GR
2010
"Within the Mind" AD Gallery, Athens, GR
2006 "Unborderville", C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore ,MD, USA
2005
"Unborderville" AD Gallery, Athens, GR
2004
"Sacred Shadows", Kouros Gallery, NY, USA
2003
"Sacred Shadows", C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
2001 "Sacred & Poetic References", AD Gallery, Athens, GR
2000 "Artificial Enemy", AD Gallery, Athens, GR
1999
"Tripticon, New Index", Recalcati Arte Contemporanea, Torino, IT
1998 "Air Chicago", Artforum Gallery, Thessaloniki, GR

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 "Requiem", curator: Manos Stefanidis, Gallery Astrolavos, Athens, GR
2016 “AMERICA”, CAN gallery, Athens, GR
“Censored”, Underflow, Record store & Art Gallery, Athens, GR
2015 “Photography as Life”, curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, Lishui Photography Festival 2015, Lishui, China
“POP UP#1”, the Florika Kyriakopoulos collection, Fougaro, Nafplion, GR
“Within/Without”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
2013 “So well suited”, curator: Krzyztof Stanislawski, Bathhouse of the Winds, Athens, GR
“Thrills and Chills”, CAN Gallery, Athens, GR
2012 “Behind Walls”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
“Summer 12”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
“Back to Athens”, curator: Andreas Vousouras, CAMP, Athens, GR
2011 “Wonderland: Photographic Fantasies”, juror: Blue Mitchell, PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, USA
2010 “Wasteland”, C.Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
“Home…is where the camera is”, juror: Julie Blackmon, PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, USA
“Summer 10”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2009
“Realities & Plausibilities", curator: Alexandra Moschovi, Xippas Gallery, Athens, GR
“10 Aspects of Hellenic photography”, curators: Jean-Pier Giusto & Vangelis Ioakimidis, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography GR
“Art Athina 09”, Parallel Program with the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Athens, GR
2008 “10 Aspects de la Photographie Hellenique”, curators: Jean-Pier Giusto and Vangelis Ioakimidis, Theatre de la Photographie et de L’ Image, Nice, FR
“Palmbeach3”, with C. Grimaldis Gallery, Florida, USA
2007 “Secret Gardens”, curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, 1st Biennale of Contemporary Art (parallel program) Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, GR
"The Athens Effect: The photographic Image in Contemporary Art", Curator: Birgit Hoffmeister, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris, FR
“Art DC", with C. Grimaldis Gallery, Washington DC, USA
2006
"The Athens Effect: The photographic Image in Contemporary Art", Curator: Birgit Hoffmeister, Fondatione Mudima, Milan, IT
“An Outing”, Beltzios Collection, curator Sotiris Bahtsetzis, Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st Century, Matsopoulos Mill, Trikala, GR
“Through the Lens II”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
2004 "Self-Aboutness", curator: Marilena Karra, Sala de Exposiciones Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, SP
"Every Day Hellas", curator: Heather Kouris, White Box, New York, NY, USA
“Through the Lens”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
“Art Athina 04”, with C. Grimaldis Gallery and AD Gallery, Athens, GR
“Catch the Light”, curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, Cultural Events, Olympic Games ATHENS 2004, GR
2003 "Blurring Boundaries", curator:  Sania Pappa, Borusan, Kültür ve Sanat, Instanbul, TU
2002 "Spirit of Family", curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, Skopelos, GR
“Shadows and Horizons”, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
2001 "Territoires Communautes”, curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, Rethymnon Centre for Contemporary Art, Rethymno, GR
“Deste Prize”, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, GR
2000 "Photographie Hellenique Actuelle", curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, Centre d΄Art Contemporain Larissa, GR
"Territoires Communautes”, curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, Gallerie du Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse, FR
“Attitudes”, curator: Vangelis Ioakimidis, Center pour la Photography, Skopelos, GR
1997

"Biennale of Young Artists of Europe and Mediterranean", Cavallerizza, Torino, IT
"Helsinki 2000 Cultural Capital of Europe", Kaapelitehdas Cabel Factory, Helsinki, FN

1996 "Focus 10th Anniversary", curator Takis Zerdevas, House of Cyprus, Athens, GR
1992 "Metamorphosis of the Modern", Department of Architecture, National Gallery, Athens, GR
1991 "Deliverance of August Bier Foundation", HDK, Berlin, D

 

COLLECTIONS

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA

Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel, Athens, Greece

Martin Z. Margulies Collection, Miami, Florida, USA

Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA

Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Greece

Florika Kyriakopoulos, collection, Nafplion, Greece

Beltzios Collection, Trikala Greece

 

CATALOGUES

2015 “Within/Without”, essay by Virginia K. Adams, Ph.D., C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
“Photography as Life”, Editor: Chen Jianbo, China
2011 “Wonderland: Photographic Fantasies”, An Exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont
2010 “Home… is where the camera is”, essay by Julie Blackmon, An Exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont
2009 “Realities and Plausibilities”, Re-enacting Realism in Contemporary Art, essay by Alexandra Moschovi, Athens
“Art Athina”, International Art Fair, Parallel Program, “10 Aspects of Hellenic Photography”, Contemporary Creation, Athens
2008 “Contemporary Greek Photography - A century in thirty years” Kostas Ioannidis, Athens
“Palmbeach 3”, Contemporary Photography Art + Design, with C. Grimaldis Gallery, International Fine Art Expositions, Florida
2007 “The Athens Effect”, L’ Image photographique dans l’Art contemporain, essay by Alexandra Moschovi, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris
“Greece through the Photografy. 160 years of optical testimonies”, essays by Alexandra Maschovi, Spyros Asdrahas, Aliki Tsirliagou, Athens
“artDC”, with C. Grimaldis Gallery, Washington, DC
2006 “The Athens Effect”, Photographic Images in Contemporary Art Milano, essays by Alexandra Moschovi and Theophilos Tramboulis, Fondazione Mudima Milano, Milan
“An Outing“, Beltsios collection, Contemporary Art in Greece In the 21th century, essay by Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Trikala, Greece
2004 “Self Aboutness”, Fotografia Griega Contemporanea, essay by Marilena Karra, Madrid
“Art Athina”, Contemporary Art Fair, Athens
“Everyday Hellas”, essay by Helen Kouris, White Box, New York, NY
2003 “Blurring Boundaries”, essay by Sania Papa, Borusan - Kültür ve Sanat, Instanbul
“Art and Airports”, Art collection, V.I.P. Hall, Civil Air Service, Athens
2002 “ART”, Athenaum Intercontinental Collection of Contemporary Greek Art essay by Katerina Gregos, Athens
“The Spirit of Family”, Photographic Approaches, essay by Vangelis Ioakimidis Photographic Centre Skopelos, Greece
2001 “Deste Prize”, Deste Foudation Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens “Christie’s Contemporary”, Athens
“Territories – Communities”, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Rethymno
2000 “Art Athina 8’00”, with C. Grimaldis Gallery, Contemporary Art fair, Athens
“Territoires Communautés”, Photographie Hellenique Actuelle, essay by Vangelis Ioakimidis, Centre Culturel D'Art Contemporain de Larissa, Greece
1999 “Territoires Communautés”, Photographie Hellenique Contemporaine, essay by Vangelis Ioakimidis, Gallerie Municipale du Chateau D’eau”, Toulouse
“Art Athina 99”, with AD Gallery Contemporary Art Fair, Athens
1997 “Biennial of young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean”, Kaapelitehdas Cable Factory, Finland
“Biennale di Giovani Artisti dell' Europa e del Mediterraneo”, Torino
“Thessalonique Capitale Culturelle Del'Europa”, A Biennale de Turin
“Biennale des Jennes Createurs d'Europe et de la Méditérranée", Secretariat General de la Jeuneuse de Thessalonique

 

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

2015 Russell Joslin, “Reflections & Shadows”, Shots Magazine, no. 129, Autumn 2015, Minneapolis MN
2010 Katerina Papageorgiou, ”In Dimitra’s Lazaridou Mind”, Forma Magazine Vol. 92, October, Athens
Maro Vasiliadou, “Snapshots”, Gynaika Magazine, Vol. 29 October, Athens
Emmanuel Mavromatis, “Dimitra Lazaridou”, Iliaia Magazine, Vol. 55 May, Athens
Fmag, photography Magazine, ”Within the Mind”, 10 of May, Athens
2009 Mike Giuliano, “Designing a stylish Summer to love at Grimaldis”, Baltimore Messenger, 6 of August, Baltimore MD
“Art Athina Sneak Preview” Lifo free press, 21 of May, Athens
2008 Kelly Kiki, “Fabrique en Greece”, Vimagazino, issue 419, 26 of October, Athens
Elena Galanopoulou, “Greek Photographers”, Eleftherotypia 24 of September, Athens
V. Theodoropoulou, “Matured after black and white fotografy”, Kathimerini, 5 of October, Athens
2007 Fey Tzanetoulakou, “The Athens Effect”, Highlights, Vol. 29 July-August, Athens
Christos Kalitsis, “Interaction between Greek”, Wlepo nr 3, July, Athens
Kostas Zaligas, “Light on the dark corners of the City”, e-tipos, 02 of July, Thessaloniki
2006 Glenn Mc Natt, “Capturing Athens in a Darker Light” Baltimore Sun 5 of October, Baltimore MD
Glenn Mc Natt, “Color & Light, D. Lazaridou”, The Sun/Life, 5 of April, Baltimore MD
2005 Augustinos Zenakos, «Return of the political sight in art», Vimagazino issue 269, December, Athens
2003 Blake de Pastino, “Lay of the Land. D. Lazaridou: Sacred Shadows” City Paper, Vol. 2, No 23, June, Baltimore MD
Glenn Mc Natt, “The City Scape, big & unsentimental, is at Grimaldis” The Sun, 29 of May, Baltimore MD
Glenn Mc Natt, “Fast- Forward with Photography, D. Lazaridou” The Sun Today, 26 of May, Baltimore, MD
Mike Giuliano, “Sacred Shadows” City Paper, 7 of May, Baltimore MD Harper’s Magazine, Vol. 307, nr 1839, August, New York, NY
Katerina Papageorgiou, “New Faces in the Art”, Gynaika, issue 1214, Athens
2002 Glenn Mc Natt, “Landscape Streets” The Sun, 10 of September, Baltimore MD
Anna Papadopoulou, “the Spirit of Family”, Metro Magazine, September, Athens
2001 Tina Sotiriadi, "Athens: Dimitra Lazaridou at A-D" Art in America, Vol. 9, September, New York, NY
Despina Zefkili, “Dimitra Lazaridou, Window with View”, Athinorama, issue 51, May, Athens
Rania Georgiadi, “The Greeks of Deste”, Epsilon, Sunday Elefterotypia, issue 516, February, Athens
Katia Michael, “Dimitra Lazaridou, Pictures of Responsibility”, Difono, issue 68, May, Athens
Rania Georgiadi, “Poetry of the Moment”, Epsilon, Sunday Elefterotypia, Issue 523, 14-15 of April, Athens
Nikos Xidakis, “Photographs of People“, Kathimerini, 2 of May, Athens
Maria Maragou, “Minorities and Nationalities of Athens“, Elefterotypia, 9 of April, Athens
Augustinos Zenakos, “Psychosis with Art“, To Vima, 10 of June, Athens
Mari Tsilimidou, “All seven were magnificent“, Ependitis, 2 of June Athens
2000 Thanasis Moutsopoulos, “Perversion, case 3: D. Lazaridou, the aesthetic of gambling“, Babel No 193, April, Athens
Alexandros Stanas, “Athenaeum Inter-Continental Collection“, Highlights Vol. 0, December, Athens
George Karousakis, “Adult Games, D. Lazaridou“, Bazaar issue 41, April, Athens
N. Xidakis, “Adventure Of the Color“, Kathimerini, 29 of Marz, Athens
“The Artificial Enemy in Solitude“, Adesmeftos Typos, 21 of February, Athens
G. Alexiou, “Visual Feast“, Exhibitions News, 21 of February, Athens
Katerina Gregos, “Dimitra Lazaridou, Artificial Enemy”, Contemporary Visual Arts, issue 29, London
N. Xidakis, ”Fotografia”, Kathimerini, 19 of January, Athens
M. Maragou, “Sacred Smoke and Billiards”, Elefterotypia, 6 of April, Athens
1999 R. Sacco, "Biennale di Fotografia" Iride-Torino, No 10, II, October, Turin
Paulo Levi, “La Mostra, D. Lazaridou” La Republica, 10 of October, Milan
A. Mistrangelo, “Ecco l’ Occidente esplorato dal clic” La Stampa, 17 of September, Milan
1998 S. Pappa, “Dimitra Lazaridou”, Arti International, Vol. 39 Summer Issue
M. Pekridis,”Life Lights, D. Lazaridou”, E. Sunday Elefterotypia, Issue 358, February, Athens
M. Psara, “An Exhibition, a Journey”, Exostis 30 of January, Thessaloniki
N. Xidakis, “Odalisques & Air Chicago”, Kathimerini, 14 of January, Athens
W. Levantidis, “Chicago, a City without Sky“, To Orama, No 98, January, Thessaloniki
M. Ververidou, “Up North“, Ozon, issue 14, January, Athens
K. Kikeliadis, “Chicago in black & white background“, Agelioforos 14 of January, Thessaloniki
1996 A. Papaioannou, EYE ART, the Photographic Magazine, issue 0-96, Athens