Maro Zacharogianire

Is a visual artist based in Athens

Is an artist that through painting, theatrical performance and interactivity explores the semiotics of social structure and cultural heritage, creating environments where queries of identity take place in the socio political context of the postmodern. Graduated the Fine Art School Of Athens in 2008 with honours. Has attended courses of theatre and performance with Mania Papadimitriou, Roula Pateraki, Monica Hunken, Ester Gonzales and Cosmin Chivu.  Has attended seminars of new technologies- pure data, mapping. Founder of the Theater Group Yellow.  Member of Puzzle group by Maria Lalou.  Member of Plasthra 16. Has designed video for the theatre. Has participated in exhibitions such as MEME -48 Hour Residency 2019 Kappatos Rooms 2017 the Athens Biennale in 2014 with nomadiki architektoniki, the Biennale of Young Artists in Vari 2008 with Plastira group, Bios Performance festival, Aeschelea Art Festival, Circulo of bellas Artes in Madrid.  Has also performed in open spaces such as the Styles of Olympiou Dios in Athens and the Artemision in the Peloponese.  She has writen and directed 3 theatrical performances, based on stories of love and eros.  Her work is mostly based on the investigation of a play most commonly ancient drama or even modern dramatourgy such as Chekov and Kafka.

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Education


2016 "Acting and the theory of theater.  Mania Papadimitriou and Natalie Minoti.  14h Mera.

2014. "Acting and Directing" with Roula Pateraki and Hraklis Logothetis

2011. International Festival Of Theater, TOC Athens. Theatre Courses with Monica Hunken, Evdokimos Tsolokides, Cosmin Chivu.

2010. Seminar Of New Technologies, Pure Data, Mapping. Athens Video Art Festival.

2009 - 2010. Theater course with Ester Gonzales.

1999-2008. Fine Art School Of Athens, Honours.

2002- 2003. Escuela De Bellas Artes La Complutence, Madrid, Erasmus.

Solo Presentations

*2021*

The Roses Are Yellow.  Solo Painting Exhibition. Art Appel Gallery.  Athens.

*2009*

'pallindromisi'-'circle of 12'

Performance @ the Temple of Artemis Peloponese

*2009*

'pallindromisi II’

performance @ the Gates of Olympious Zeus.

*2008*

'Pallindromisi I'

Performance @Bios Performance Festival

*2006*

‘intaglio’- performance Ikaria island.

Collaborations

*2019*

"Notes on metamorphosis" performing Lili Tsesmatzoglou, Georgia Abourandy,  Stauriana Astradenh. Text and direction Maria Zacharogianni. MEME art space.  Athens. 

*2017*

"Absence* perfromance, directing and text. performing Giannos Ntanakos, Vasia Paspali, Bella Abartzaki.   Showcased in "100 yeards Dada Festival" at Cabaret Voltaire Kinitiras Dance Studio and Rooms 2017 by Kappatos Gallery.

*2016* 

"While I was talking to you last night" In situ performance, work in progress.Performing Giannos Ntanakos Eri Kolezi. text and direction.    Kourdisto Mantarini.

*2016* "Kourdisto Mantarini" Art Festival. Currated and co-produced. Mountain Penteli.

*2015*

"Antigone- Marnelakis" collaborative performance. concept- directing. Performing Dimitri Samir and Agelina Gerostathi.

*2015*

 Group presentation "Stenes epafes fylou sexoualikotitas kai xwrou - Giwrgos Marnelakis" Embros Theater.  

*2013*

  ‘Mouth’ – Theater Video Performance. Performing George Simon.  Rabithole Theater.

*2012* 

 ‘Puzzle’ - Seminar performance - Reaction Maria Lalou. Frown Tails.  Athens.
 

 

 



Participated in exhibitions

*2020*

"Exhibition Ensemble"  Painting, participating with Gianos Ntanakos @Kotes X Booze - Athens
*2017*

"Waiting on Tilemachos" Painting. Curating Antigoni Pogiatzi. Rooms Plus 2017 by Kappatos Gallery.

*2014*

'Ifigeniea' video. @ Wall Space. 

*2013*

'3 4ths and 2 inputs' Video Projection Festival 'Peiramatismoi' @ Treno sto roof

*2013*

'Objectology'Event Project @ Empros Theater Athens

*2012*

'PUZZLE'Seminar Performance 'Reaction Lalou'@ Frown Tails

*2012*

'margaritaringation' Video Presentation @ Vault, Athens Fringe Festival

*2012*

'inscriptions' video - exhibition @ Vryssaki Athens

*2012*

'Aposkeves'group exhibition @ Treno Sto Roof

*2009*

‘pallindromisi I’ performance @bios -Art Athena  

*2008*

Graduates exhibition. Installation.

*2008*

Thesis presentation. installation -Video.

*2006*

independent group action concerning an old building that would be demolished.Installation. www.plastira16.gr

*2005* 

‘unclaimed luggage’ Circulo De Bellas Artes -Madrid.  www.artrageous.com

*2005*

‘The journey of a suitcase’ In-situ - Photo installation.

Carte Blanche II -Booze Cooperativa.

*2004*

‘the body in ancient drama’ Aischeilleia Art Festival -Elefsina.

Contact 
Art Appel Gallery
artappelgallery@gmail.com