Despina Stokou, Artator!

Interview by Clare Ros – in Berlin, Friday, Nov. 26, 2010.

Despina Stokou’s dynamic personality and engaging spirit are reflected equally through her vibrant, colorful canvases, overflowing with strong messages and prodding statements; in addition to her unabashed curatorial approach, unafraid of experimentation. The artist, curator; ARTATOR arrived in Berlin by way of Athens in 2005 to study at the Institute of Art in Context, Universität der Künste on a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)…[read on…]

Breaking Windows & During Office Hours

Berlin Art Link feature exhibition Feinkost Gallery

Article by Ester Ippolito – in Berlin, Friday, Oct. 22, 2010.

Most of us walk around with a little bit of interior chaos that we suppress during day-to-day life. Due largely to social norms of expected behaviours maintained in ‘civilized society’, we keep certain things in check, especially during our 9-5 business lives. This is also aided by continuous supervision of public spaces in order to prevent disorder and crime. However, every once in a while, something leaks. In some cases, the sensations flood out…[read on…]