about

Elli Vassalou was born in 1983 and raised in Athens, GR. She studied architecture at Patras School of Architecture. Her studies mainly concerned urban theory, sociology of space and contemporary art practices at the Art ...

Syntrofi [σύντροφοι] performative lunches – research\social design 2017

Syntrofi [σύντροφοι] performative lunches Syntrofi: Greek compound word coming from feed [trofi] + together [syn] and means companions,comrades,lovers... Master visual arts - Autonomous design

The city as a dream of presence [Geopeotics urban laboratory] 2016

Performance group Geopoetics, urban laboratory November 2016 facilitators: Elli Vassalou (architect, multimedia artist, performer), Anna Tzakou (performer, theatre deviser) Exhibition [OUT] TOP\AS: Performance & Public / Outdoor Space, Benaki Museum - Peiraios 138

the Narrative Thread [collective action] October 2016

video installation, public participatory action by Elli Vassalou OUTSIDERS project, residency in Zsenne Art Lab, Brussels, October 2016 initiative: Eve Bonneau

safe passage – safe stay [photography] 2015-2016

documentary Photography [December 2015, March 2016, ongoing] In situ documentation at the island of Lesvos. Reuse and transformations of the most common sea migration objects [life vests and rubber boats] by the safe passage movement. ...

S P A C E T R I P [performance] April 2016

Hanna Kolbel [cello, dramaturgy] , Elli Vassalou [camera improvisation and video, performance, choreography, graphic design]

Object Biographies: relocation, reuse, transformation [research, web archive] 2016

An artistic research focusing on the mediterranean coasts www.objectbios.wordpress.com Artists : Sofia Grigoriadou, Elli Vassalou

water and dreams [research in underwater dance] 2015

an idea by Elli Vassalou - research and experimentation on apneistic underwater movement - performers, movement researchers: Gitsa Kostantoudaki, Elli Vassalou

BLIND DATE #12 [assistant curator] 2006-2015

Blind Date #12 is an interdisciplinary, art research platform, having as its basic axis the collaboration between a changing group of contemporary fine artists and a group with a background in arts and sciences of other disciplines.

joy break – performance [graphic design] 2015

8 performances in the canyon of Lykavyttos The whole morning we were full of joy [… ] First, stones leaves and flowers shone then the sun a huge sun all thorns and so high in ...

ignorant consultants design team [2006-…]

creative design, photography, web development cooperative --i-cons.gr-- Louisa Anagnostou: architect, graphic designer, illustrator // Elli Vassalou: architect, photographer, videographer, graphic designer // Grigoris Pantazopoulos: web developer

open nature – physical theatre training and improvisation in Lycabettus [participation] 2014

research-workshop, training leader Angela Delichatsios September – November 2014. Athens, Lykavittos hill // facebook photos G. Doukas We invite you to a research project about the relationship between physical theatre and nature, which will take ...

Isidoros & Amanda [wedding design] 2014

wedding invitation and object design for Isidoros & Amanda’s wedding letter press technique by Evangelia Biza # soap making by Lavandula’s herbs & soaps  

SHETISTES [photography] 2014

Site Specific Installation at the Slow Festival, held in semi-abandoned building at Panepistimiou 64 Omonia Sq. by Marianna Xyntaraki + Lida Voutsina photography Elli Vassalou more about this project @hiboux Architecture περισσότερα για τους Σχετιστες εδώ ...

parliament [social choreography – participation] 2014

The pioneering exhibition "Parliament" presents a work at a cross-section between Fine Arts and Performance, that unfolds in the courtyard of Pireos Street Annexe over the period of two weeks. Ordinary citizens, from all walks of society, come together to re-negotiate human affairs anew.

scotoma [action, video performance] 2014

in situ on going action for the athens video dance project festival, Athens February 2014 Maya Dalinsky, Elli Vassalou

topophilia [Research in body-landscape Performance Practice] 2013

a psycho-geography performance Athens, December 2013 ‘Topophilia: the manifestation of the human love of place…the human being’s affective ties with the material environment’ (Tuan, Yi-Fu, 1974: 92)

I DWELL NOW [photography] 2013

diy housing in contemporary greece concept, research, photography: Elli Vassalou

geopoetics project: Nissiros [Research in Performance Practice] 2013

εργαστήριο γεωποιητικής: Nίσυρος Μάιος – Ιουνιος 2013 ΤΟ ΣΩΜΑ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΤΟ ΧΩΜΑ ΠΑΝΩ ΣΤΟ ΟΠΟΙΟ ΠΕΡΠΑΤΑΜΕ παραστατική πρακτική αυτοσχεδιασμού και σύνθεσης βάσει τη σχέση σώματος και τοπίου Through dance we can rediscover our spiritual identity ...

D+Y wedding [wedding design] 2013

concept and realization for D+Y wedding

Nissirian Landscape [photography] 2010-13

Series of Lanscape and Archiecture photography of the Nissirian natural and folk Heritage. 2010-2013 Images of an island crafted by volcanic fire and mens work through the centuries. NIssiros Island, Dodekanede, Greece Elli Vassalou Solo ...

ad+architects [web design] 2012

web design and logo for the AD+architects company logo: Vassalou Elli web design: Apostolou Anna, Vassalou Elli web development: Pantazopoulos Grigoris  

lavandulas herbs & soaps [branding] 2012

graphic design, packaging, photography, web design, posters ect for the artisanal soapmaking company lavandulas herbs and soaps

erket [web+graphic design] 2010

creative design, photography, logo, web design, posters for Research Centre for Greek Singing [ER.K.E.T.]

μαύρος γάτος / black cat [short film] 2010

Μαύρος Γάτος / Black Cat,  Μυθοπλασία / fiction,  17′,  2010 Ο “Μαύρος Γάτος” δεν είναι άλλος από τον τραγικό ρεμπέτη Ανέστη Δελιά, που γεννήθηκε στη Σμύρνη το 1912 και πέθανε ηρωινομανής στην Αθήνα το καλοκαίρι του ...

business cards – invitations

αναγέννησης poster+program 2010

αφίσα και πρόγραμμα για την παράσταση του λυκείου των ελληνίδων Χαλκίδας“Ανα-γέννησις ή το νεκρικό ταξίδι του ήλιου στα νερά της σελήνης μέχρι να γεννηθεί ξανά” Απρίλιος 2010 poster and program for the performance of Musical Department ...

athens x4 [architectural competition] 2010

ΑΘΗΝΑ X4 ΚΥΨΕΛΗ Αρχιτεκτονική Ομάδα: Λουίζα Αναγνώστου, Έλλη Βασσάλου, Θάλεια Νινιού Πολιτικός μηχανικός: Αφροδίτη Φωτίου Η επιδίωξη της παρούσας πρότασης είναι η ενεργοποίηση της έννοιας της γειτονιάς, η δημιουργία αστικών σχέσεων μεταξύ των κατοίκων. To σημείο ...

danaides.info [photography, web design] 2010

photography, web and graphic design for danaides housing project οικιστικές αναπτύξεις Α.Ε.   photography: Elli Vassalou graphic+web design: Elli Vassalou web development: Grigoris Pantazopoulos

mygranma.wordpress.com [graphic design] 2009-11

graphic design and video editing for the political blog  mygranma.wordpress.com artist of the month, january 2013

kanellatou.gr [web+graphic design] 2009

web, graphic design and photography for Vivi Kanellatou – Greek traditional and popular singing web design: Elli Vassalou web development: Nanis Apostolos, Pantazopoulos Grigoris graphic design + photography: Elli Vassalou

tribute to Man Ray [video art, video performance] 2009

Les Mystères du château de Dé [revised] by Louiza Anagnostou σανατόριο στον Υμμητό_ερειπωμένο κτήριο του μοντέρνου κινήματος _ίχνη που αφήνει ο άνθρωπος στο χώρο_επηρεασμένο από το φιλμ του Man Ray, Les Mystères du château de ...

astiko horio [thesis, collective action] 2009

Αστικό χωριό – Proposal of Urban Inhabitancy in a District of Cholargos [Athens, Greece] www.astikohorio.blogspot.com Thesis, December 2009 Anagnostou Louiza, Vassalou Elli Supervisor: N.P.Kazeros University of Patras, Polytechnic School, Department of Architecture Astiko Ηorio [urban village] is ...

Adonis Volanakis [assistant set+costumes designer] 2005-2009

Assistant of Adonis Volanakis artist/scenographer in theatre productions and Installations – “Glause’s Dress rehearsal” – Video Installation / Video performance, graphic design of the accompanying leaflet, European Cultural Centre of Delphi 2009 –L’Institut français de ...

Interurban spaces [research paper] 2008

Interurban Spaces – travelling through Athens and Patras Research Paper, University of Patras, School of Engineering, Department of Architecture, Patras 2008 By Elli Vassalou supervisor N.P.Kazeros read the paper here [Greek only] Travelling creates a ...

How to Construct Public Space between Art and Education? [Workshop] 2007

The workshop was presented in the second international conference on the ARTS in Society within the context of the contemporary art exhibition Documenta 12 [Kassel, august 2007]

L.A.J.E. [dancetheatre production] 2007

L.A.J.E. BY STUDIO EKFRASIS | A DANCETHEATRE ENSEMBLE direction Mare Galani The show, combining teatre and contemporary dance, concerns the female nature and is based on the biographies and the writings of four women: Lou ...

Timelessness Islets [installation, video, collective action] 2006

Mnemotechnics of the City / Timelessness Islets / Νησίδες α-χρονικότητας working team: Daphne Aidoni, Elli Vassalou, Vicky Polychronopoulou “asserting the value of incomplete built forms is a political act … it asserts … that the public ...

Urban Tells | E.G.Ladopoulos [research, web archive, video performance] 2006

www.egladopoulos.blogspot.gr laboratory for visual arts | department of architecture | university of Patras Daphne Aidoni, Elli Vassalou, Marina Biza A story, in order to be kept alive, needs to be narrated, a building in order to ...

House4Talk [research, collective action] 2006

house4talk.blogspot.gr 4 discussions in 4 houses, collective initiative for the construction of public space between students and the city. A collaborative project evolving in parallel to the exhibition "what remains is future" Patras cultural city of Europe 2006.

ego burn [performance, video installation] 2005

ΠΕΡΦΟΡΜΑΝΣ, ΕΓΚΑΤΑΣΤΑΣΗ / ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΗ, ΒΙΝΤΕΟ Έλλη Βασσάλου Σάββατο, 14 Μαΐου 2005, 8:00 π.μ. Κοιμάμαι στο κρεβάτι μου, ξαφνικά ξυπνάω από φωνές. Το σπίτι μου έχει τυλιχτεί στις φλόγες. Φεύγω, χωρίς να πάρω τίποτα μαζί μου, ...