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Vasilis Karvounis is a visual artist born in 1982 in Athens, where he lives and works. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and holds an Integrated Master of Arts degree. In his work he uses film, video and video installation through various practices. He focuses primarily on the field of psychology, investigating psychological states; he is interested in states of mind, as well as the relation between the conscious and unconscious as conflicting areas. He also works on the concepts of suggestion and autosuggestion, as he is interested in the imposition of ideas or emotions by external or internal factors as situations of shaping and changing consciousness on both an individual and collective level. In his works there can be found influences from and references to the fields of psychology, philosophy, and, generally, art
He has presented his work at international exhibitions and festivals inclunding, Miami New Media Festival, Doral Contemporary Art Museum-DORCAM, Maimi (2020) ; "Universal Data" 2nd Biennale of Contemporary Art, Modern and Contemporary Art Museum Beruit (2019) ; "Offline Browser" 6th Taiwan International Video Art, Hong-Gah Museum Taipei (2018) ; Aviff Cannes Art Film Festival (2018) ; The Venice Vending Machine Project, Tate Liverpool Exchange (2018) ; Film and Video Poetry Symposium, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art (2018) ; "Turbulence Area" 5th Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum of Odessa Modern Art (2017) ; "20 ans, ce n'est pas rien", 20th Recontres Traverse Vidéo, La Cinémathèque de Toulouse (2017) ; Art Video International, Jerusalem Film Museum (2016) ; 7th Cairo Video Festival, Medrar for Contemporary Art (2015) ; Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival, BilbaoArte Bilbao (2015) ; "Ich bleibe", V_Kunst VII, Galerie Greulich & Kunstverein Familie Montez, Frankfurt (2015) ; "Pour une libre circulation des corps et des désirs", 27th Festival Les Instants Video, la Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille (2014) ; "Psarokokalo 8th ISFF" Athens International Short Film Festival, (2014).
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