Konstantia Sofokleous
Since 2006

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BIO
Konstantia Sofokleous was born in Limassol, Cyprus in 1974. She studied Graphic Design at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens (IKY scholar), Internet Technologies at the New York University NYU in the USA (Fulbright scholar), and Animation at the University of Westminster in London (Master of Science in Computer Animation with Distinction). Her work includes short animated movies, drawings, and netart, and has been presented in exhibitions and festivals in Cyprus and abroad. In 2005 she represented her country at the 51. Venice Biennale exhibiting two animation movies “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Popular Children’s Poem” along with drawings. She lives and works in Limassol.

Exhibitions and Festivals (selected):
2007 Platforma Video7 Film Festival - competitive category. Athens, Greece
2007 9th International Biennial of Illustration - The 44th Golden Pen of Belgrade. Serbia
2007 "net.NET I". 1st Netart series. NewMediaFest2007 - JavaMuseum
2007 "Ideodrome: Invisible Spaces". Limassol, Cyprus
2007 "Public Screen". 1st Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. Greece
2007 2nd Athens.Animfest 07. European Animation Festival. European Animation Center. Greece
2007 4th Festival of Cypriot Short Films and Documentaries. Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture. Cyprus
2006 29th Short Film Festival of Drama - Competitive category. Drama, Greece
2006 "Screens: Telling Stories". Contemporary Cypriot Film and Video Art. Patras 2006 European Capital of Culture, Greece.
2006 8th International Panorama of Independent Film and Video. Patras 2006 European Capital of Culture. Greece
2006 1st Cyprus International Film Festival. Cyprus
2006 "60 Seconds Well Spent". Fine Art Fair Frankfurt - Frankfurter Kunstverein. Germany
2005 18th Seagate Foyle Film Festival - Best Short Animation competitive category. Derry, N. Ireland
2005 Balkanima 2nd International Animated Film Festival - Panorama of European Films. Belgrade, Serbia Montenegro
2005 "Gravy Planet". 51st Venice Biennale - Cyprus Pavilion. Venice, Italy. Curated by Chus Martinez

Filmography:
2007 “Cross Stitch Kit” (computer animation)
2007 “Platform” (3D CG Animation)
2005 “Popular Children’s Poem” (Hand-Drawn Animation)
2005 “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” (Hand-Drawn Animation)
2002 “Glouglou” (computer animation)

Public Collections:
State Gallery, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture