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Born in Athens, Greece, 1950

1967 - 72 Studies of Philosophy, Mathematics and Theater
in the University of Paris.
1974 - 76 Lived in the monasteries of Mount-Athos, Greece,
continuing the study of Philosophy, Theology, Poetry.
1980 - 90 Dancer and choreographic assistant of Jerome Andrews in Paris.
Performances in Paris - Dijon - New York.
1982 Actor in Rosa, a film by Christophe Christophis.
1985 Palimpsest, a choreography for the festival “Hivernales d’Avignon”.
1992 - 94 Assistant and Dramaturg for Pina Bausch`s Wuppertaler Tanztheater
for the creation of  "Tanzabend 1",  1993 and "Trauerspiel", 1994.
Since 1981 Member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation Yannis Tsarouchis in Athens, Greece.
Since 1984 Teacher of Pilates method and modern dance based on the work of Jerome Andrews.




1. DANCE


a. Teaching
                     
workshops in collaboration with Christine Kono:

  Daniel Goldin, Tanztheater Münster, 1995
Wanda Golonka/VA Wölfl, Düsseldorf, 1996
Maguy Marin, Paris, 1996
Papa Tamahumara, Tokyo, 1996, 2000
Lena Josefsson, Skänes Tanztheater, Malmö, 1997
Studio K.E.R., Creta, 1997
Dansens Hus, Copenhagen, 1998
Goethe Institut Kyoto, Kyoto, 1998, 2000, 2001
Centre National de la Danse Contemporaine, Angers, 1999
Centre National de la Danse, Paris, 1999, also with Thomas McManus
Tanzquartier, Vienna, 2001, 2002
SEAD, Salzburg, 2002
Studio Metsis, Athens, 2003
Ménagerie de Verre, Paris, 2004
Michel Casanovas, Company "Morespace", Basel, 2004 - 05                                       
Irina Pauls, Tanztheater Freiburg/Heidelberg, 2005
Micadanses, Paris, France, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
DCA - Philippe Decouflé, Paris, France, 2008
Studio  so7, Athens, 2010
Studio 14th day, Athens, 2011
Studio Ph. Genty, Paris, 2011 - 2017




b. Dance Events

2001 - 04 Dance events in Jena and Weimar
with Christine Kono, David Kern and the Ensemble for Intuitive Music Weimar.
2002 If out of, at “Le Regard du Cygne” in Paris
with Christine Kono, David Kern and Augusto Pavanel.
2002 - 03 The Seventh Day a film by Paolo Rudelli.
2006 Impromptus, at "La Chaufferie" in Paris
with Christine Kono, Thomas McManus, Augusto Pavanel, Paolo Rudelli.
2007 L’altra svolta, a duet with Christine Kono, for the festival “Biarteca” in Rosazza, Italy.
2008 Workshop/Demonstration with Thomas McManus for the National Ballet of Greece, Athens
using the material from
Forsythe’s piece, “Die Befragung der Robert Scott”.
2009 Nothing always returns, at “La Chaufferie” in Paris
with Christine Kono, Thomas McManus, David Kern, Paolo Rudelli.
2011 Spontaneous Composition Research Project
with Christine Kono and Thomas McManus for “L’animal à l’esquena”, Cerlà, Spain.
2014 Aporia, at Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece
with Christine Kono, Stéphane Vernier, Liz Waterhouse, Paolo Rudelli.




2. POETRY


a. Publications of Poetry:

- Eros Allogenis ed. Keimena Athens, 1979
- Alitis Moira ed. Agra Athens, 1985
- Avyssos Anoixis ed. Ikaros Athens, 1989
- Dithyramvoi tis siopis ed. Kastaniotis Athens, 1994
- Archaios Rythmos ed. Odos Panos Athens, 2005
- Ap' tis rodias to soi
ed. Mimnermos Athens, 2013
- Meteora ed. To Rodakio Athens, 2016
- Hairetismoi ed. To Rodakio Athens, 2016
- Pina au rythme des oracles ed. To Rodakio Athens, 2017




b. Poems translated into French by Michel Volkovitch:


- Altier l’Aurige ed. Mimnermos Athens, 1993
- Eros Etrange Etranger ed. Desmos Paris, 1997
- L’évidence fugace ed. Al Manar Paris, 2012




c. Anthologies:


- Anthologie de la poésie grecque contemporaine
  ed. Gallimard Paris, 2000
- Poésie grecque contemporaine-Des îles et des muses
  ed. Autres Temps Marseille, 2000
- D’Estoc et d’Intaille ed. Les Belles Lettres Paris, 2003
- L’ailleurs qui est ici ed. Le Temps des Cerises Paris, 2005




d. Translations into Greek:


- Samuel Beckett “Stirring Stills” and  “What is the word”
  in collaboration with Kyveli Malamati
  ed.  Exandas, Athens, 1990

 

- Jacques Lacarrière “Amours d’écume” - six poèmes pour Aphrodite
  ed. Mimnermos, Athens, 2002




e. Other Publications:


- Text for the program of  “Iphigenia”, ballet of Pina Bausch Wuppertal, 1990
- Texts about the work of the painters:  
  Yannis Tsarouchis, Augusto Pavanel, Marinos Christakopoulos, Pavlos Samios
  published for reviews or catalogs in Athens and Paris.
- L’accueil de l’Oblique in Le nouveau recueil no. 48 1998
- Fais de la musique et travailles in Poésie en Bretagne  
  ed. Les Tombées de la Nuit Rennes, 2000
- La lumière à deux temps in Confluences Poétiques No.1 Paris, 2006
- Demeure et Rythme
in Desmos
Paris, 2007
- Pablo ! et la poésie accourt avec ses mains de quartz  
  in Voix d’encre Montélimar, 2010
- Le Théâtre de la Mediterranée in Cahiers J. Lacarrière No. 2 Paris, 2010
- Dithyrambe du silence in Confluences Poétiques No. 4 Paris, 2010