BIO

Harikleia Papapostolou (b. 1977, Stratoni) is a Greek visual artist based in London. She currently completing her MA in Textiles at the Royal College of Art in London. Also, she holds a MA in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Arts in London, and a BFA in Visual and Applied Arts from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. 

Papapostolou’s painting compositions, installations, art videos, photography, and textiles incorporate concepts of transcendence and meditation to investigate the imprint of time on the ontological and existential sphere. She has had solo exhibitions in London and Athens, including Breathing Colours at Belgravia Gallery in 2015 and When Light Shines And Vibrates in Optimism at Ersi Gallery in 2014. Her work has been included in Late at Tate Britain’s Constructing Landscapes/Building Worlds in 2020, Healing at Cookhouse Gallery in 2020, Personal Structures. Time Space Existence as part of the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, Art Athina in 2015, Thessaloniki’s XV Biennale de la Méditerranée, Symbiosis in 2011, and others.




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EDUCATION

 
2022 - MA Textiles, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2021 - MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL, London, UK
​2011 - BFA Visual and Applied Arts, School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
2015 - Breathing Colours, Gallery Belgravia, London, UK
2014 - When Light Shines and Vibrates in Optimism, Gallery Ersi, Athens, Greece


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 - Rally, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK
2020 - Healing, Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK
2020 - Late at Tate: Constructing Landscapes/Building Worlds, Tate Britain, London, UK
2017 - Personal Structures. Time Space Existence, in the context of the 57th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2015 - Art Athina 2015, Athens, Greece 
2014 - Art Days, Ersi Gallery, Athens, Greece
2011 - Symbiosis, XV Biennale de Mediterranee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Visual and Applied Arts Graduate Show, Thessaloniki, Greece