Alexandros Simopoulos is a multi-disciplinary artist from Greece. He studied International relations and Humanitarian Law in Panteion University in Athens, School of International Studies, Communication and Culture ,participated in the viewers program in the Athens School of Fine Arts and received an MA in Visual Arts and Illustration from Camberwell College of Arts with a scholarship from the University of the Arts London. He has worked with NGO's, galleries and cultural institutions in Greece and abroad. Regarding his art practice, his works span across both indoor and outdoor spaces, using a variety of mediums. He has been on the forefront of the Greek urban art scene and exhibited solo in Athens, London and Malta and in group shows in the UK, Mexico, Spain, USA and Greenland. He has painted murals in various countries, from Spain and Germany, to Greenland and India. His work is based on a visual language full of symbolism that uses nature, oral tradition, folk mythology and legend,folk art, the naive and the humorous as key-points to discuss the human condition and reflect the current social and political context. Initiating from a practice that was rooted in graffiti and being an active muralist for years, a big interest of his is working on aspects of the public and urban space. Travelling and exploring new localities is key for the evolution of his work. He is also interested in community engagement and participatory methodologies with local communities, residents or artists,craftsmen etc when it comes to producing murals and site-specific work. In 2018 he received the Fulbright Artist Residency Award/ Fulbright Fellowship and the 1st Artworks/ SNF Artist Fellowship.

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