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Klavdia Balampanidou (b.1991)
She shares her time between Nicosia and Athens.

Studies
2020 | History and Theory of Arts (MA), Cyprus University of Technology.
2018 | Audio & Visual Arts (Integrated Masters), Ionian University.
2018 | Contemporary Photography, Stereosis School of Photography.

Selected Exhibitions
2021 | 30 Under 30 Women Photographers by Artpil. RAW / Rome Art Week.
2021 | Yogurt: MOJO Flavour, Charta festival, Rome.
2020 | Photo Exhibition - Art Installation -  They Sing a Song Only You Can Hear, Youth Makerspace, Larnaca. (Solo)
2019 | Public Art, iFocus Photo Gallery, Athens.
2018 | Thessalonik PhotoBiennale, Common Places / Parallel Stories, Thessaloniki.
2018 | Young Greek Photographers - Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens.
2018 | Photoworks presents ‘Collaborate’ at Free Range, Truman Brewery, London.
2018 |  SKG Bridge Festival. Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki.
2015 | Default "x6", Thessaloniki.

Selected Seminars
2017 | History and Theory of Photography with Paris Petridis, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki.
2016 | Curating Practices workshop with Eva Kekou, Faro, Athens.
2016 | Photo editing masterclass with Stratos Kalafatis, Paris Petridis and Hercules Papaioannou, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki.
2015 - 2016 | Stereosis school of contemporary photography, Thessaloniki.

Nominations
2021 | 30 Under 30 Women Photographers, Artpil.
2018 | Young Greek photographer, Hellenic Center of Photography.

Selected Interviews & Articles
Public Offerings | Behin the Lens: Writer and curator Kate Neave speaks to Klavdia Balampanidou
Velvet Eyes | An independent publisher focused in contemporary photography. Showcase and Q&A with Ilias Lois.
Lifo | Interview and presentation of the photo series "From Hand to Mouth".
Bird in Flight | Online magazine about photography and visual culture. Showcase and Interview.
Semi zine | Art magazine for visual art. Showcase and interview.
Foto Femme United | International women’s photography group empowering women in photography. Article about my work.

Publications
2022 | "The land which we come from" published by Sola Journal. 
2022 | Il corpo solitario vol. III, edited by GiorgioBonomi and published by Rubbettino.
2021 | MOJO flavour
a biannual publication by Yogurt Magazine.
2018 | Underdogs, magazine about contemporary photography.
2018 | Birthplace & Birthname, self-published, edition of 5.
2017 | Owk Zine, visual library for words and images. 

Collaborations
La Monnaie the Brussels Royal Opera House. Poster for Opera Frankenstein by Mark Grey.
Kink | Magazine showcasing ambitious European talents. Editorial.

Residency
Makershouse 2020 | Youth Makerspace, Larnaka.

Writing, Lecturing & Artist Talk
2021 | Guest writer - Articles about Women Photographers, Photologio.gr
2021 | Artist Talk at Pafos Cultural Centre, organized by Cyprus Photographic Society, Pafos Branch.
2020 | Guest lecturer, Department of Photography, IEK Omiros.

Online features & Publications

Der Greif | Phroom | Aint–Bad | Photoworks | Lifo | Discarded Magazine | Stay at Home | Postcards from Home | Parathyro | Velvet Eyes | OWK | Kaltblut | Artpil | Kink | Semi Zine | Underexposed | Yogurt | Photologio | Foto Femme United | Bird in Flight | Bad to the Bone | Underdogs | La Monnaie Brussels Royal Opera | Conceptual Projects | Transference | CTypePublic Offerings |
                                                                                                                   
For commissions, collaborations and prints: klavdiabalampanidou@gmail.com
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