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Chrysanthi Koumianaki

Chrysanthi Koumianaki (b. 1985, Heraklion, Greece) lives in Athens. Her practice investigates the idea of translation, creating symbolic systems, ciphers and alphabets focusing on non-verbal communication. She reconsiders and manipulates rules and methods of a global visual language, creating new narratives which reflect upon different times. Her main body of work are installations combining different media like prints, ephemeral drawings, video, sound and metal constructions.

Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in institutions, museums and galleries which among them include: Kadist, Paris (2017); Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen (2017); Benaki Museum, Athens (2016); DESTE Foundation, (2016); State of Concept, Athens (2016); Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (2015); Athens Biennale, (2013); EMST, Athens (2013). Since 2012, along with Kosmas Nikolaou and Paky Vlassopoulou, she is one of the co-founders of 3 137 artist-run space.



They Keep Chewing Walls

Chrysanthi Koumianaki