Els Hanappe – email@example.com – tel. +30 6978 068869 Els Hanappe is an art historian [University of Gent, Belgium] and an exhibition organizer who has been active in the international contemporary art world since 1995.
January 2010 – July 2012: international contemporary art gallery founded by Els Hanappe and Lazarus Siakos, based in Glyfada in the Southern suburbs of the city of Athens, close to the sea and the marinas. www.siakos-hanappe.com
22 October – 28 November 2009: TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki: ‘Gamma Delta Epsilon’, group show with the participation of 14 women artists.
1 February 2006: conversion of Els Hanappe Underground into u_nderground office for contemporary art, creative office: since June 2006: setup of a permanent non-profit space (ITYS), management of a private collection in Athens (archiving, cataloguing, storing, loans, transport), consultation to artists (ongoing). www.itys.org
November 2000 – January 2006 http://els.hanappe.com November 2000 to January 2006: subsequent international program of exhibitions at Els Hanappe Underground (on an average of 5 to 6 exhibitions/projects per year, and participation in international art fairs) (see separate listing).
December 1998: Creation and foundation of C3A or Contemporary Art Archive in Athens, a private, non-profit initiative to support young Greek artists by spreading information and establishing contacts abroad. C3A solicited contributions for Manifesta 3 by its artists through a letter addressed to them, ‘Confession of a Belgian in Athens,…
Autumn 96 – Autumn 97: Restoration of The Soap Factory, Maroussi, Athens, and organization of a number of exhibitions on the premises.
Autumn 95 – Spring 96: Assistant at IceBox (owned by Venetia Kapernekas), a contemporary art gallery in Athens that organized 5 exhibitions a year, bringing young and emerging international artists to Greece as well as introducing young Greek artists abroad. My work was both organizational and creative. Activities included: participation…