Born 1992

Cholargos, Athens GR


Vera Chotzoglou is a Visual artist & Cinematographer.

They are an Athens School of Fine arts’ BA & MFA graduate, Department of Visual Arts, Fine Arts & Art Education (2013-2018).

2016-2017 They had studied in Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with an Erasmus+ scholarship, Fine Arts & Art Education with professors Jorinde Voigt & Stephan Dillemuth.

Their work may be found in private collections.

They lives and works between Athens & Berlin

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

2021: Audience award for the shortfilm "S W E A T", 22th Thessaloniki International GLAD Film Festival

2019: SNF Artist Fellowship Award, Stavros Niarchos Foundation

2018: Scholarship to cover Degree Expenses, Athens School of Fine arts.

2018: Audience Award for the short film “Munich almost killed me ½ “,  2nd Piraeus Film Festival.

2016: Erasmus+ Programme, Scholarship for undergraduate exchange studies in ADBK Munich, State Scholarships Foundation

SOLO SHOWS

2021: BONA-FIDE 1, State of Concept Athens, curated by iLiana Fokianaki & Christina Petkopoulou

SHOWS (SELECTED)

2021: Phainomenon Anafi, Organized by Association Phenomenon & Kerenidis Pepe Collection, Anafi island-Greece

2021 FilmÓptico - Art Visual and Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain

2020: Interface Video art Festival, Zagreb, Croatia

2020: Graduates 17'-18'-19', Athens school of Fine Arts, Athens-Greece​

2020: Resides and works in Athens, Eressou 40, Athens-Greece

2020: Centropia, Centrum / / Vorspiel transmediale & CTM, Berlin-Germany

2019: Permited, Eos Gallery, Athens-Greece

2019: Remain(s), Perseus, Serifos Island, Greece

2019: To construct the Gender, A. Antonopoulou Gallery, Athens, Greece

2019: Platforms Project, Athens School Of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

2019: ''A fork in the road'', Foto Wien, Österreichische Postsparkasse, Vienna, Austria

2019: A Conversation between material & immaterial, Communauté Hellénique

de Paris et des Environs, Paris, France

2018: Degree show, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

2018: FOCUS LOCUS, Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki , Greece

2017: Jahreaustellung, Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Munchen, Munich, Germany

2016: “DAS SYSTEM IST KRIMINELL, DER STAAT ZUM FEIND DES MENSCHEN GEWORDEN!”

(Performance collaboration with Infra Beuys) Belleve di Monaco , Munich, Germany

2013: “Love, Letters to ΧΑΟΣ”, Mathematic TAF Gallery, Athens, Greece


FESTIVALS (SELECTED)


"S W E A T" SCREENINGS

2021(upcoming): HPFF, Rome-Italy

2021(upcoming): 4th Balkan Can Kino-Panorama, Stella Cinema, Athens Greece

2021: Pride Week, Technopolis, Athens-Greece

2021: Thessaloniki Queer Arts Festival, Transcendance Thessaloniki, Greece

2021: Ribalta Expiremental Film Festival, Vignola Italy

2021: Les Mains Gauches-Queer Feminist Film Festival, Marseil, France

2021: Festival del cinema Cefalù, Sicily, Italy

2021: 22th Thessaloniki International LGBTQI+ (GLAD) Film Festival

2020 (premiere): 26th Athens International Film Festival (Νύχτες Πρεμιέρας), Greek Film Archive, Athens Greece


"RAUSCH" SCREENINGS

2019: Platforms Project, Athens School Of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece

2019: Hacker Porn Film Festival, Rome, Italy

2018: Inshort Film Festival, Lagos, Nigeria

2018 (premiere): 6th Athens Biennale ,Anti, Athens, Greece


"MUNICH ALMOST KILLED ME" SCREENINGS

2019: Low Budget Film Festival, Athens, Greece

2019: GRRL HAUS CINEMA: "The two Directions of a Split", Raw - Temporaum, Berlin, Germany

2018: Inshort Film Festival, Lagos, Nigeria

2018: 2nd Piraeus film Festival, Athens, Greece


"WHEN THE WOLF IS NOT AROUND" SCREENINGS

2017: 1st Piraeus Film Festival, Athens, Greece

2016: Kethea Reload, Onassis Cultural Center, Athens Greece

TALKS / Q&A

2021(upcoming): Q&A 4th BCKFS 2021, Stella Cinema, Athens-Greece

2021 Artist Talk 22th Thessaloniki International LGBTQI+ Film Festival,

Thessaloniki-Greece

2020: Q&A Onassis Air artistic research residency program “The school of infinite rehearsals”, invited by Jonian Bisai and Sotiris Tsigkanos.

Athens-Greece

2018 Artist Talk George Kazazis’ ClassInvited by Pr. George Kazazis’ in Athens School of Fine arts, Athens-Greece

OTHER

2021: Rencontres  Internationales Paris/Berlin, Hybrid spaces > 23-28 February 2021,(Video Lab)

Paris, France

2020  Drama International Film Festival, “S W E A T”(Market), Drama-Greece