Phoenix Athens is a nonprofit art gallery and residency space in central Athens that offers artistic residencies to Greek and international students, practitioners and researchers in art and design. The residency programme offers mentorship and tours as well as production facilities. Visiting artists are asked to provide a talk or a workshop and exhibit their work.
Individual artists as well collectives wishing to showcase their work may apply for solo or group exhibitions. Submissions for the exhibition schedule are required at least three months in advance to allow for jurying and event promotion. For more information on how to apply please click on this link.
The Phoenix Athens Team is comprised of the following:
Founder & Director of Phoenix Athens
Dimitri Yin is a classically trained artist from San Diego, California and has exhibited his work in the United States and Europe. He worked for the San Diego Art Institute and the San Diego Museum of Art. Dimitri worked closely with the research department at The University of the Arts, London where he obtained an MFA in Fine Art in 2017. That same year, Dimitri launched Phoenix Athens Gallery and Residency in Athens in order to provide a creative base for makers, socially engaged practitioners and researchers in Greece.
Christina MakriCoordinator & Curator
Christina Makri is a curator of contemporary art currently working as Coordinator and Curator at Phoenix Athens Gallery space. Christina obtained
her MA in Curating in 2017 from the Cass University and since then Christina has been working as a freelance curator and project manager. Her most recent experience includes the position of a graduate education researcher in the Whitechapel gallery.
Past curatorial shows include: Object not found!, An elephant in the room, The year of the Pig, etc.
Technical support & design
Michael first apprenticed under his mother, Katarzyna Chierowska in drawing, painting, and analog photography and has also studied graphic design at AKTO Art & Design (Middlesex University of London).
His time is shared between providing technical support to Phoenix Athens and designing logos, covers, layouts, posters and website material for record companies such as Cursed Tongue Records, Fuzzdoom Recs and Ripple Music.
In 2017, Michael participated in Hellas, Inspiration of Polish Artists, at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, 2017