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Georgia Sagri

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Athens, Greece

Birth year

Lives in
New York

Works in
New York



Georgia Sagri was born in Athens in 1979. She lives and works in New York. She has participated in the 2012 Whitney Biennial, and recent exhibitions include: Georgia Sagri/Performance, Lars Friedrich, Berlin; Antigone Model, xyz Outlet, Athens; OWEN, Socrates Sculpture Garden FLOAT, NY; Live Portfolio, Grand Openings: Return of the Blogs, MoMa, NY; Μοντέλο της Αντιγόνης, Antigone Model, Real Fine Arts, ΝΥ; Mask / Species of Politics, The Luminous Interval: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim Bilbao; MASSAGE, Andrew Roth Gallery, ΝΥ. She is a founding member of It’s Our Pleasure To Serve You with Adele Roeder, Kerstin Braetsch and Allison Katz, and she is also co-editor with Jaqueline Carpenter and Catherine Czacki of a sound journal, Magazine Forte, launched in September 2009.


Born in Athens, Greece in 1979
Lives and works in New York, USA


MFA Columbia University, New York, US
1997-02   Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
1991-03    National Music School of Athens, Cello Higher Diploma
2007 Joan Sovern Sculpture Awar
2005 Spyropoulos Foundation, 2nd Award, Athens, Greece
2001 Deste Foundation, 1st Prize, In the Shop Window, Athens, Greece
2006 Fulbright Foundation
2006 A.S. Onassis Foundation
2006 Leventis Foundation
2006 Propondis Foundation

Founder and Editor in Chief of audio-only magazine FORTÉ:

2011 Μοντ?λο της Αντιγ?νης, Real Fine Arts, New York

Masks/Species of Politics, The Luminous Interval: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain (curated by Nancy Spector)

2010 One, SOTOSO, Boulevard Maurice Lemonnier 167, Brussels
  ΓΑΛΑΞΗ/ Another Study of the Same Page, A.D. gallery, Athens, Greece

Georgia Sagri, Vitamin Kids for Trio A, one night event, Artists Space, New York

(curated by Amy Owen)


Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is and If Approaching Pain Gives You a Way of Recovering the Memory of Flesh Then Go Elsewhere, On Stellar Rays, New York


Yze Alone, performance at The National Theater of Greece, Rex Theater, Upper Circle Foyer, Athens,  Greece (curated by Ghislaine Dantan and Eleni Coucou)

2008 Edtaonisl, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

 When you see me again it won’t be me, performance with the dance group ‘It’s our pleasure to serve you’, Smith Stewart Gallery, New York

2005 Confession, Gazon Rouge, Athens, Greece
2003 Georgia Sagri, Gazon Rouge, Athens, Greece
2012 2012 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art

MASSAGE [Paul, Rosenkranz, Sagri, Walczak], AndrewRoth Gallery, New York (curated by Alex Kitnick)

2010 Reconstruction #1, On Stellar Rays, New York

Perpetuum nonstabile: Cantata #2 for Lost House Painters, Solo Viola and a Jukebox, performance by Daniel Bozhkov and Georgia Sagri. Cello Suite No.3 in C major by Johann Sebastian Bach, Raul Garcia, viola, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

  Father, Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brazil (curated by Diego Singh)
2009 One Minute More, The Kitchen, New York (curated by Debra Singer

Looking back: The White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York (curated by Primary Information)

  Vlassis Caniaris. In Contrapunto, National Bank Cultural Foundation, Athens, Greece

The First Image, Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc Roussilon, Sete, France (curated by   Denys Zacharopoulos)


A Seer Out of Season, On Stellar Rays, New York (curated by Candice Mandey and

Tairone Bastien)


Yes, AR/Contemporary Gallery, Milan (curated by Tairone Bastien)

  Altoids Awards, performance with Ei Arakawa, New Museum, New York
  Below Is The Sea And Our Desert Is Beside Us, Art Unlimited, Art Basel 39

Columbia University Thesis Show, Fisher Landau Art Center, Long Island, New York (curated by Joao   Ribas)


This is the waiting room, performance with the dance group ‘It’s our pleasure to serve you’, The Unfair Art Fair, Rome, Italy


When you see me again it won’t be me, performance with the dance group ‘It’s our pleasure to serve you’, Smith Stewart Gallery, New York

  After Dark, Bushwick Star, New York

Untitled: This is what is going to happen, Lumen House, New York (curated by Summer Guthrey)


Nichts Ist Aufregend, Nichts Ist Sexy, Nichts Ist Nicht Peinlich, performance with the

dance group ‘It’s our  pleasure to serve you’ Mumok, Vienna (curated by Achim

Hochdörfer und Tanja Widmann)

2007 Mini Concerts in Back Valley, Smith Stewart Gallery, New York

Below Is The Sea And Our Desert Is Beside Us, Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece  (curated by XYZ)  

  Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece (curated by Jeffrey Deitz)

Dream and Trauma, Works from Dakis Joannou collection, Athens, a joint project withKusthalle Wien and Mumok Museum, Wien

  1st Year MFA Show, Columbia University, New York
2006 Panic Room, The Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece

An Outing: The Beltsios Collection: Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st Century, Trikala, Greece

  Art Fab ‘Women in Europe’, group exhibition, Saint Tropez, France

Tatoo My Art, group exhibition, A.Antonopoulou.Art, Athens, Greece (curated by Nadja Argyropoulou)


The Gesture. A Visual Library in Progress, QUARTER, Centro Produzione Arte, Florence,Italy (curated by Marina Fokidis)

  Protaseis, Kodra, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Gesture. A Visual Library in Progress, Macedonian Museum of Modern Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

  Homage to Drawing, A.Antonopoulou Gallery, Athens, Greece
  The Simple Life, Hydra High School, Hydra, Greece
  7 Performances & A Conversation, Athens, Greece
  Lost in Translation, Hellenic American Union, Athens,   Greece
2004 Manderlay, Hotel Astoria, Thessaloniki, Greece
  Videokunst Geist, Gemeinschaft und Tschai, Athens, Greece

Domestic Alien, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, Greece (curated by Kostis Velonis)

  Et In Iraq Ego, Alpha Station, Athens, Greece
  Processing Radar, Technopolis, Municipality of Athens, Athens, Greece

Breakthrough! Greece 2004: Contemporary Perspective in the Visual Arts, ARCO 2004,Madrid, Spain


So Much… So Great, Contemporary Art Center, Larissa, Greece (curated by Xenia


  Solus Locus, Gazon Rouge, Athens, Greece

Radar, Contemporary Arts for European Cities, Venice Biennale, Centro Civicio, Giudecca, Venice, Italy

  Anthem to Freedom, Gazon Rouge, Athens, Greece
2002 Seeing is Beleiving, Gazon Rouge, Athens, Greece
  Still Life I, School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
  Glimpses, digital loops, htpp://
  Ruins Inhabitants- Still Life II, Hotel Theoxenia, , Portaria, Greece
2001 In the Shop Window, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
  A Damaged Piece of Video for Closed Eyes, Café Muller, Rotterdam, Holland
  Before You Enter Take Your Shoes Off, School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece
2000 Night Town Café, Rotterdam, Holland
1999 Polytechnic 1999, the Polytechnic, Patission Street, Athens, Greece
1997 Fluxus, The Factory, School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

Alex Kitnick, ‘Bad Memory: Interview with Georgia Sagri’, Idiom Magazine   

(, 27 April

  Ken Johnson, ‘Uptown, a Jumble of Treasures’, New York Times, April
  David Velasco, ‘Drama Queen’, Artforum, September
  Stephanie Bailey, Exhibition Review, Art Papers, March/April (ill.)
  Georgia Sagri interview with Christopher Marinos, Kaput, February (ill.)
2009 Natalie Bell, ‘One Minute More’, Art Papers, November / December
  Charlie Schultz, ‘One Minute More’, Art Slant, September
  Alex Gartenfeld , ‘A Stage of Her Own: Georgia Sagri’, Art in America, August
   Georgia Sagri, ‘Georgia Sagri’, Flash Art, March
2008 Carolina Busta, ‘New York’, Artforum, December
  Lilly Wei, ‘Destroy, They Said’, Art In America, June/July (ill.)
  Dr. Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Interventionist and Public-Responive Art in Greece, Res, May (ill.)
  Dr. Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Interventionist and Public-Responive Art in Greece, Res, May (ill.)
  P. Georgiadou, ‘Deuteri Anagnosi’, Vogue Hellas, April (ill.)
2007 ‘Crimes of Passion’,, February
2006 Petros Birbilis, ‘Georgia Sagri’, Vima Donna, April (ill.)
2005 Marina Fokidis, ‘Georgia Sagri’, Flash Art, July-September (ill.)
  Despina Zevkeli, ‘Twenty One’, Athinorama, 12-19 May (ill.)

Despina Zevkeli, ‘Georgia Sagri; Confession, I Performer Apousiazi’, Athinorama, 12-19 May (ill.)

  Dora Papageorgiou, ‘Exi Theates sti Faka Tis’, Eleftherotipia, 27 May (ill.)
  ‘Parousiasi: Georgia Sagri’  Time Out Athens, 21 April (ill.)
  ‘I Martires Mias Performance’, Athinorama, 21-28 April (ill.)
  Augustinos Zenakos, ‘Na Bgei Kaneis i Na Mi Bgei?’, Vima Donna, March (ill.)
  Eliana Dimadi and Despina Zevkeli, ‘To Soma Diadilonei’, Athinorama, 10 March (ill.)
  ‘Ta Dora ton Allon’, To Vima, 20 February (ill.)  
  Vaggelis Blahos, ‘Chameni sti Metafrasi’, Time Out Athens, 17 February
  Fotini Barka, ‘ Apantochi tis to Koino’, Eleftherotipia, February (ill.)
2004 ‘To Koritsi tis Diplanis Vitrinas’, Kathimerini, 25 December (ill.)
  ‘Techni k Lemargia’, To Vima, 14 November (ill.)
  Natasa Adamou, ‘ Georgia Sagri’, Time Out Athens, 4-11 March (ill.)
  ‘Art Athina’, Athinorama, 29 April (ill.)
2003 ‘Thimithite’, Marie Claire, December
  Antonis Galanopoulos, ‘ D-Eikastiki Parembasi’, Eleftherotipia, 26 November (ill.)
  ‘Georgia Sagri’, The S Magazine, 13 November (ill.)
  ‘Performance in Progress’, Athinorama, 20-27 November (ill.)
  Giorgios Tzirtzilakis, ‘Ti Mpori Ena Soma?’, Athens Voice, 23-29 October (ill.)
  ‘Perfomance se Tris Fasis’, Athinorama, 16-23 October (ill.)

Mairi Adamopoulou, ‘Georgia Sagri, Egine Techni Chiropodara Demeni’, Ta Nea, 23 October (ill.)

  ‘Egkainia; Georgia Sagri’, Time Out Athens, 23-29 October (ill.)
  Dionisia Lagiou,’Ekkolaptomeni Kallitexnes’, Ethnos, 28 May (ill.)
  ‘Ta Apominaria Mias Performance’, Athinorama, 13-20 March (ill.)

Maria Tsilibidou, ‘ “Ymnos eis tin Eleftherian” Me Tavli, Prefa Kai Bioloncello’, Investors World, 8-9 March (ill.)

  ‘Ymnos eis tin Eleftherian’, Epsilon, 9 March (ill.)

Recent Exhibits

Georgia Sagri participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2016 Secret Surface: Where meaning materializes
KW Institute for Contemporary Art
Feb, 2016 The Eccentrics Performance Program: Georgia Sagri
Sculpture Center
Jan, 2016 The Eccentrics
Sculpture Center
Sep, 2014 Biofeedback Techniques
Etablissement d'en face projects
Sep, 2014 Elusive Earths
Etablissement d'en face projects
Jun, 2014 The Rehearsal
The Kitchen
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