Saturday 11th February, 7PM
Nikolas Ventourakis is a visual artist living and working between Athens, Greece and London, UK. His photographic practice fuses fine art and documentation, and relies on the manifested misconceptions and assumptions created by the interaction between viewer and artwork. In 2013 he completed an MA in Photography, with Merit, at Central Saint Martins School of Arts (2013) and was the recipient of the Deutsche Bank Award in Photography. He was selected for Future Map (2013), Catlin Guide (2014) and Fresh Faced Wild Eyed (2014) in the Photographers Gallery as one of the top graduating artists in the UK. In 2015 he was a visiting artist at CalArts with a FULBRIGHT Artist Fellowship and was shortlisted for the BMW Niépce Award and the Bar-Tur Award.
Recently he has exhibited in Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Portugal, Germany and the UK. He is one of the fellows selected by the New Museum, NY for IDEAS CITY and currently is exhibiting in Belfast,UK as part of the MAC International shortlist award.
The Blitz Residency Programme is supported by Valletta 2018 Foundation.