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 in the Stockholm Smart Show – March 96, introducing the newsletter Freezing Point published seasonally by IceBox (a.o. interview with Peter Zimmermann), and the setting up of a department of multiples and editions. Exhibitions during my tenure included a group show entitled ‘Between the Acts’, curated by Devon Dikeou (editor of Zingmagazine, New York), a presentation of ‘Other Men’s Flowers’, portfolio compiled by Joshua Compston / Factual Nonsense with a contribution by 15 British artists, and a solo show by Peter Zimmermann.
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
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
Autumn 96 – Autumn 97: Restoration of The Soap Factory, Maroussi, Athens, and organization of a number of exhibitions on the premises.