Eleanna Balesi (b. 1993, Athens) lives and works in Athens, Greece. She holds a BFA from the Department of Fine Arts and Art Sciences of the University of Ioannina (2016) and an MFA from the School of Fine Arts in Athens (2018). She is the co-founder and co-curator of the artist-run project space Backspace, Athens.
Her work has been shown in numerous exhibitions in Greece and abroad, such as: What is Real?, The Real House, New York (2021), Art Athina: CHEAPART, Zappeion Megaron, Athens (2019), ΗΛΕΚΤΡΙΣ | How to think like a mountain, Samothrace (2019), Open Studio (Documenta 14 - Educational Program), School of Fine Arts, Athens (2017), Artists in Athens-City of Crisis, Rosa Luxemburg Institute, Berlin (2017), Artists in Athens- City of Crisis, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens (2017), Powerfool, Flat 1 (Offspaces International Research Program), Vienna (2016), Effective Spaces (Inspire Festival), Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2014).
Venues & Opening hours
Old School Therma, Samothrace
Folklore Museum of Samothrace (ground floor)
Wednesday-Sunday: 11:00-13:00 & 21:00-23:00
Monday-Friday: 17:00-21:00 / Saturday, Sunday: 12:00-16:00
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