Maria Kelesidi lives and works in London as a visual artist. The human form dominates her work, exploring relationships between people and the space around them. She believes that through reminiscing and observing our past we redefine ourselves in the present.

She has co-authored and co-designed the limited edition publication ‘Lead between the Lines’ with contributors Rick Poynor, Freda Sack and John Morgan, the book was launched at the Design Museum in London April 2007. Selected painting is displayed at the Saatchi gallery since 2013 as part of the Saatchi Screen project. Video work has also been screened at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris between 2011–2015.


Selected exhibitions

Saatchi Screen, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
SFE, Permanent Video Art, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Every Woman Biennial, Gallery NFT, New York
Facade Exhibition, Holy Art, London, UK
Dragonfly, Norfolk, UK
E17 Art Trail, Walthamstow, London, UK
StoArt Korai, Athens, Greece
The Abstract Show, Candid Arts, London, UK
Honey What Now, Gallery 7, Athens, Greece
CheapArt 19, CAMP, Athens, Greece
Humble Origins: Art on Paper, BAR Gallery, London
Sunlight and Shadows, the Outlet Gallery, Kental, Lake District, UK
Vault Theatre Plus, Athens, Greece
The Abstract Show, Candid Arts, London, UK
Permanent Video Art work at Video Art TV Channel in France–Germany
International Festival of Audiovisual Programs–FIPA, France
Riverbank, Beijing, China 
Festival Miden International Video Art Festival, Istoriko Kentro Kalamatas, Kalamata, Greece
Cologne OFF VII, Cologne OFF International Videoart Festival, Munich, Germany
DAWAR AI SHAMS CologneOFFVII, Shams Cultural Center for Performing Arts & Cinema, Lebanese Art Centre, Beirut, Lebanon
Videoholica, International Video art festival, Varna, Bulgaria
Inteatro Festival, Festival da Polverigi, Ancona, Italy
Freenetworld, International Film Festival, Nis, Serbia
London Greek Film Festival, The Arts Club, Noting Hill, London, UK
Three Steps to Now, Mykonos Art Studio Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
MACD, Westbourne Studios, London, UK
MACD, Mall Galleries, London, UK


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