Born: San Francisco, CA

Lives: London UK & Athens GR

 

Education

 

Royal College of Art, London: doctoral research, painting (AHRC TECHNE funded)

Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, Oxford UK (MA Oxon)

Harvard University, Cambridge USA

Sorbonne, Université de Paris IV; Paris Conservatory of Music

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2012 Dry Salvage, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India

2011 …these are not real people… Athens city-center installation in collaboration with Siakos-Hanappe Gallery, Athens, GR

2010 water’s wet, video & Project Room installation, collaboration with composer Huang Ruo, Chelsea Art Museum, NY USA

         Video Triptych: water’s wet, Siakos-Hanappe Gallery, Athens GR

2007 Scape2007, Solo Painting/Installation Exhibition, Total Arts Space, Dubai UAE

         Mare Nostrum Solo Painting/Installation Exhibit, Pireaus Marine Club, Athens GR

2006 Mare Nostrum/ABSea Solo Coastal Installation/Painting Exhibition, Athens GR [Sponsors included Grecotel,

         Avra, US Embassy, UPS]

2005 Commissioned work representing Greece in International Convention promoting cultural exchange, ArtHouse,

         Tripoli Libya

2004 Florestan and Eusebius 50 Sq Meter Commissioned Mural, Athens GR

2002 Galini2002 Solo Painting/Installation Exhibit, Athens GR

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2017 DayBreak, Maverick Projects, London UK

         Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London UK

         SightUnseen, (curator and contributing artist), Dyson Gallery, London UK

2016 Matter, Woo Gallery, London UK

         Affect Aspect (part of Memory & Perception AHRC event), Rich Mix, London UK

2015 Why Would I Lie? RCA Research Biennale, Dyson Gallery, London UK

         PQaRt Group Exhibition, Dean Bradley House, London UK

         two hundred acres, Pump House Gallery, London UK

         Giving, Gallery 98TBR, London UK

         RCA Secret, Dyson Gallery, London, UK

2014 Re: SEARCH, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London UK

2011 ArtAthina, Group Presentation, Booth H3 Siakos-Hanappe Gallery, Athens GR

         Single Fare 2: Please Swipe Again, Sloane Fine Art, New York, NY USA

2010 Temporary Contemporary, Kunstraum Stilwerk, Vienna AT

         New Work – Exhibition with Guy van Bosche, Phillip Akkerman and Christos Ponis, Siakos-Hanappe Gallery, Athens GR

2009 Inaugural Group Show, Siakos-Hanappe Gallery, Athens GR

2008 Island Dream, Video collaboration with Patrick Topitschnig & Karl Kühn, Euboia GR

         Silent Dialogues, Group Show (curated by Megakles Rogakos), ACG Art, Athens GR

2006 Group Show Xposure/Alpha Space, New York, NY USA

2005 Group Show, TAF Art, Athens GR

2001 Colour Printmaking Exhibition, New York University, New York USA

 

Residencies/Awards

 

AHRC TECHNE Grant, London UK (2015-2018)

Leventis Scholar, London UK (2014-2017)

Research Conference Fund, Royal College of Art, London, UK (2015)

Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi, India (Feb/March 2012)

Vermont Studio Center (Artist’s Grant), Johnson VT (March 2010)

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA (Jan 2010)

International OpenArt Residency, Euboia GR (Sept 2008)

New York University Expository Teaching Fellow (2002)

 

Conferences/Teaching

 

Part-time Lecturer, MRes Program, Royal College of Art, London UK, sponsored by AHRC (2017 ongoing)

MOCO ’17, 4th International Conference on Movement Computing, Goldsmiths UOL, London (June 2017)

Peer Reviewer, Journal of Contemporary Painting, London UK (2017)

Visiting Lecturer, Bath School of Art & Design, Bath UK (April 2017)

Visiting Lecturer, MA Seminar Mind the Gap, Royal College of Art, London UK (March 2017)

Visiting Lecturer, Kingston University, London UK (Dec 2016)

Memory & Perception (organizing committee), TECHNE sponsored inter-disciplinary conference & event, London UK (Nov 2016)

IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Daejeon, Korea (Oct 2016)

ISSC 2016 Conference, The Logics of Image: Visualization, Iconicity, Imagination and Human Creativity, Santorini GR (July 2016)

DeTao Technoetic Arts Conference, Consciousness Reframed: art & consciousness in the post-biological era, Shanghai, China (Nov 2015)

C3GI, Computational Creativity, Concept Invention, and General Intelligence, Prague, Czech Republic (August 2014)

9th ISIS Congress-Festival Symmetry: Art and Science (Sept 2013)

Lecturer (Expository Writing), New York University (2002)

Harvard University UK admissions alumna interviewer, London UK (2012 – current)

 

Public Collections

 

Royal Bank of Scotland, Pireaus GR

Deutsche Bank, Dubai UAE

Vorres Museum of Modern Art, Athens GR

ACG Art Collection, Athens GR

 

Bibliography/Publications

 

SightUnseen, collaborative publication, AHRC/TECHNE funded, sponsored by the RCA, March 2017
ISSC International Conference – The Logics of Image: Visualization, Iconicity, Imagination and Human Creativity, Co-author, July 2016

Technoetic Arts Journal: A Sense of Meaning, Co-author, Nov 2015

9th ISIS Congress-Festival Symmetry: Art and Science, Polytropos Project: A Mechanism for New Media, Co-author, Sept 2013

van Hal, Marieke “Portraits 2010” …these are not real people… Catalogue Introduction 2010

Catling, Brian “Catalogue Introduction” Mare Nostrum ABSea Coastal Installation 2006

Girst, Thomas “The Rocks of Ages: Christina Mamakos and the Giant Boulders of Mykonos”, NYArts Review Jan 2003

Koroxenidis, Alexandra “An Imaginative combination of art and the urban environment” International Herald Tribune, Dec 2002

Stara, Alexandra “On Christina Mamakos’ Work” Galini2002 Catalogue Introduction, 2002