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Vasilis Karvounis was born in Athens, is a visual artist and filmmaker. He studied at Athens School of Fine Arts. His work using video through various practices, apart from filming his work, one of his usual practices is composing or meddling with already prepared material with which he has been familiarized online, in order to create new narrative suggestions. He deals with the concepts of suggestion and auto-suggestion; he is interested in the imposition of ideas or emotions through external and internal factors as situations of shaping and changing consciences. In his work there are influences from and references to the fields of psychology, philosophy and, more widely, art.
His works has been shown in several exhibitions and festivals including, 27th Festival Les Instants Video, la Friche la Belle de Mai Marseille; 20th Traverse Vidéo, La Cinémathèque de Toulouse; Athens International Short Film Festival “Psarokokalo 8th ISFF”; 7th Cairo Video Festival, Medrar for Contemporary Art; V_Kunst VII “ich bleibe”, Galerie Greulich Frankfurt; "Offline Browser" 6th Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong-Gah Museum Taipei; VideoBardo, V Festival International de VideoPoesia, Buenos Aires; “Turbulence Area” 5th Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of Odessa Modern Art; Venice Vending Machine Project, Tate Liverpool Exchange; Aviff Cannes Art Film Festival 2018; Film and Video Poetry Symposium 2018, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art; Art Video International 2016, Jerusalem Film Museum; Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival 2015, BilbaoArte Bilbao.
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