Date and Time: 18/05/2021 (21:00-21:20)
Chrysoula Kokota, Stephania Papoutsi, Spiros Verikios, Thomas Valianatos
The animation was made as part of the course digital narration. The animation is about a story of a painting of a woman, it saws how an object that people admire it can capture thoses who see it, how it can become alive and inspire curiosity.
Thomas Valianatos was born in Athens and attended Athens School of Fine Arts, receiving a B.A. in Painting in 2003 and a M.A. in Digital Arts in 2006. The body of his work ranges from 2d & 3d animation works and comic book art works to electronic music composition and live audiovisual performances (1998-2020). Since 2010 he has been teaching as Lecturer (Permanent Lecturer, since 2020) at the Department of Audio & Visual Arts of Ionian University, in both to undergraduate and postgraduate students, academic art, 2d/3d animation, digital illustration, non linear narratives and Live Visuals. His artworks, in the form of original comic book art, digital prints, live electronic music, videos and live audio & visual performances, have been exhibited both nationally and internationally at various international festivals and art exhibitions and in various publishers and advertising films in Cinema & TV, including the 10th European and Mediterranean Young Artists Biennale, ZKM, National Museum of Contemporary Art (Athens, EMST), Michael Cacoyannis Foundation (MCF), ARTATHINA, Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF), Cambridge Science Festival, Splice Festival, LPM Live Performers Meeting, Synch Festival, China VISAP, Athens Science Festival, Athens International Comics Festival.