photo credit Alexander Koromilas

photo credit Alexander Koromilas

Born in Athens, Greece in 1976.

His practice is the interchanging amalgam of blind dates and aesthetics, poetry and politics, visual and performing arts, public and indoor spaces. Adonis creates installations and performances, instigates collaborative platforms and exhibitions, as well as he designs and/or directs dance, theatre and opera. 

Studied at the Wimbledon College of Art/ Valedictorian, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London  and Alvar Aalto University in Helsinki. 

His work has been presented in USA (Dixon’s Place, Kimmel Galleries), UK (Royal Opera House-Covent Garden, National Theatre), Greece (European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, National Theatre, National Opera House), France, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland and other. 

He has been supported by the foundations: Fulbright, Linbury, A.S. Onassis, London Institute, Arts and Humanities Research Board/ UK, A.G.Leventis, Propontis, Spyropoulos, and  B&E Goulandris.

Since 2004 until 2012 he has taught at the University of Peloponnese / Nafplio and at the University of Patras. In 2012-13 he was a Fulbright Visiting Artist at the Art & Public Policy Department, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University where he teaches since 2014. He also contributes in a research program at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs / Paris.