Dimitrios Antonitsis (b. 1966, Athens) is the founder and curator of HSP 'Hydra School Projects', an international platform for the visual arts and the HSP Residency Program (non-profit). Held annually since 2000 the Hydra School Projects, named because these contemporary art exhibitions are shown at the old Hydra High School, showcase the work of up-and-coming, young Greek as well as international artists alongside those already well established.
For 2016 HSP presents Bibelot featuring some of the work of Mattia Bonetti, Alexander Eagleton, Steve Gianakos, Damien Hirst, Martin Kippenberger, Goshka Macuga, Irini Miga, Lola Montes, Meret Oppenheim, Daniel Subkoff and Chloe Wise.
Dimitrios is an artist in his own right. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the ETH in Zurich and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York (Master of Science) and has specialized in High Speed Microscopic Photography. He has been awarded for his short film, 'Past Glories, Present Despondencies', in collaboration with the Robert de Niro film studio.
His artworks have been widely exhibited in 15 solo and 35 group shows both in Greece and abroad. His work has been published in a monography, 'Showhungry' (Koan Publications) and in a camp photonovella, Agathon or Panic in Weimar (futura).
His artwork is included in various collections: National Museum for Contemporary Art, Athens -Macedonian Museum for Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki - DESTE Foundation, Athens - Fondazione per la Fotografia – Turin - Benedikt Taschen Collection - Cologne.
24th June - End September 2016
BIBELOT, is the 17th edition of Hydra School Projects founded by artist and curator Dimitrios Antonitsis.
Location: The exhibition takes place at the historical Sachtoureion Mansion, the first high school of Hydra.
It runs from mid June 24 till the end of September.
This year the focus is on adornment and adoration of objects.
A catalog will be printed in the form of a Greek composition book.
For more info contact Dimitris Antonitsis: +30 6938 024 554
Summar Art exhibitions with shows by international and Greek, established and up and coming new artists.
Location: The Old High School Art Centre
Curator: Dimitrios Antonitsis
Mobile: 693 8024554