curious.conscious.creator.

vasiliospapapitsios@gmail.com

VASILIOS PAPAPITSIOS

blends genres and blurs the boundaries of documentary, conceptual and performance art, and experimental visual ethnography

EDUCATION

2014 Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Concentration: Media Studies and Production

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Concentration: Visual & Cultural Studies

 

EXHIBITIONS 

2018

MIX 30: New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, Dreamhouse, New York, New York

Lost & Found: Safer Sex Activism, ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, Los Angels, CA

2017

Viral Illumination 001, NAVEL, Los Angeles, California

HIV/irl project, Le Petit Versailles/Allied Productions Inc., Printed Matter NY Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, New York, New York

Curious L.A.- Party With A Purpose, The Mid-City Arthouse, Los Angeles, California

Pink Noise, LACDA, Los Angeles, California

#RESIST Gallery, ArtShare-LA/ Outfest Presents, Los Angeles, California

M a r i c o t e c a, estudio teorema, Guadalajara, Mexico

PROUD, Studio Door, San Diego, California

Touch Me Cut Me Feel Me, S+S Project, Honey’s Brooklyn, New York,

New York

Women on the Verge of Agency: The Muse, ArtSpace Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

2016

QUEER, ILL, + OKAY, Oracle Theatre, Chicago, Illinois 

Danspace Project’s Platform 2016: Lost and Found, Arts on Site, New York, New York

2015

Y’all Come Back: Stories of Queer Southern Migration, National Queer Arts Festival, LGBT Center, San Francisco, California

2014

Coming In, Hanes Art Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

UNstraight Art, Durham Arts Place, Durham, North Carolina

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017

estuaries #1: reconciling the queer south

Hand Job: Femme Armor, Issue 3

2016

AIDS OS Y 10.11.6, Danspace Project’s Platform 2016: Lost and Found

2015

I Don’t Do Boxes, Issue 3

2014

I Don’t Do Boxes, Issue 2

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017

Viral Illumination 001, featuring Xena Ellison, Ben Cuevas, Leo Herrera, Domonique Echeverria, Saturn Rising, Nicholas Burton, Daniel Opdahl, John Moletress

 

PRESS

2018

Finster, Tierney. "Being HIV-Positive Can Still Be A Crime: The public-health effort to modernize HIV criminalization laws" MEL Magazine

Finster, Tierney. “I Have HIV. My Partner Doesn’t” MEL Magazine

2017

INTO Editors. “Meet The Creators of ‘Viral Illumination’ –And Then Come Party With Us” INTO

INTO Editors. “Here’s How To Buy Some Art and Support The Decriminalization of HIV+ Folks” INTO

St. James, James. “ To Do, Wednesday: Ongina Hosts Viral Illumination 001” The WOW Report

VA staff. “Allied Productions Presents AIDS OS Y Version 10.11.6” Visual AIDS

2016

Varisco, Joseph. “Queer, Ill, & Okay: Artists write to their former selves on World AIDS Day” OUT Magazine

2015

Danziger, Josie. “Inside the Glamorous, Judgement-Free World of Love Bailey and her Savages” Bullett Media

James Michael Nichols. “‘Psychic’ Coming-Of-Consciousness Party Curators Sit Down With Huffpost Gay Voices” Huffington Post

2014

Hjerpe, Katie. “UNC students criticize racial history of building names” The Daily Tar Heel

 

GRANTS

2017

Juror’s Award, PROUD Exhibition, San Diego, California

 

UPCOMING PROJECTS/EXHIBITIONS

2018

HIV/irl Issue#1

rec·i·proc·i·ty project

MIX NYC 30th Queer Experimental Festival

Residency at estudio teorema, art/activism, Guadalajara, Mexico