AtWork Lab Athens leader
is an artist run project space based in Athens, initiated in 2012 by Chrysanthi Koumianaki, Kosmas Nikolaou and Paky Vlassopoulou. The space operates as an independent initiative run by artists, having as aim to create a meeting point for exchange of ideas and discussion. Its projects emphasize on artistic production, collaboration and hospitality, having a strong interest in institutional critic and hybrid forms of being together. Artists, spaces, initiatives and theorists that they have collaborated with are among others Daniel Gustav Cramer, Cevdet Erek, Dan Perjovschi, Panos Papadopoulos, Myrto Xanthopoulou, Athens Biennale, Kunsthalle Lisabon, Locus Athens, State of Concept, Dimitris Antoniou, Michelangelo Corsaro and Galini Notti.

Chrysanthi Koumianaki (1985) lives and works in Athens. She studied Fine Arts and Visual Communication in Greece and London. Her work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and project spaces in Europe. Most recent shows include her solo project Chroachym (2016) at Mentis (Center for the preservation of traditional textile techniques) in Athens curated by locus athens and The Equiilibrists (2016), organized by the New Museum, New York and DESTE Foundation at Benaki Museum in Athens.

Kosmas Nikolaou (1984) lives and work in Athens. He studied art and architecture in Greece and Italy. He has presented his work in different museums and exhibition spaces like the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, the Benaki Museum in Athens, Rebecca Camhi Gallery Athens, Enterprise projects and New Studio in London (upcoming). He was artist in Residence at Sterna Art Project in Nisyros in 2015 and he is fellow of Ideas City program by New Museum, New York.

Paky Vlassopoulou (1985) lives and works in Athens. She studied sculpture, taking her masters from the Fine Art School of Athens. Recent shows include her solo projects Be quiet in Nevan Contempo gallery in Prague, Czech Republic and Cause love is such an old fashioned word (Δούρειος Ίππος) in Enterprise projects space in Athens, Greece.

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