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Where Trees Never Grow
text by Theophilos Tramboulis
and Tina Pandi.
FUTURA Publications, Athens 
ISBN 978-960-9489-89-8
Silence
text by Chris Marinos. 
FUTURA Publications, Athens 
ISBN 978-960-9489-30-0

Nowhere
text by K. Ioannides and E. Karamba
FUTURA Publications, Athens 
ISBN 978-960-6654-88-6

19:44
Drawings by Kostas Bassanos
Cube Art Editions, Athens,
ISBN 978-960-98318-4-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

-Nina Papaconstantinou and Kostas Bassanos, interview by Stratis Pantazis,Culturenow mag.15/4/2021
-Nina Papaconstantinou and Kostas Bassanos unpack the concept of home by William Summerfield,und. Athens-based contemporary art journal,20/1/2021
-Barren Time. Language and time in the sculpture of Kostas Bassanos. Text by Theopfilos Tramboulis in Where Trees Never Grow exhibition catalogue.
- Drawing as sculptural practice. Notes on the "topographies" of the "typography" by Kostas Bassanos. Text by Tina Pandi in Where Trees Never Grow exhibition catalogue.
-Multitudinous seas, exhibition catalogue, Fondation Hippocrène, Paris, 2018
-The Garden Sees
, text by Anna Kafetsi, 2017
-Overseas, exhibition catalogue, ed. Galini Notti, published by ACG, Athens,2017
-Kostas Bassanos and Stefano W. Pasquini interviewed by Stratis Pantazis, CultureNow Magazine
-Back to Basic: TEXT, text by A. Potamianou 
-Interview by George Georgakopoulos, The Arts Newspaper, n.230, Jan-Feb 2017 
-Still (the) Barbarians, Eva International, Ireland’s Biennial, 2016, ISBN 978-0-9576258-3-9
-Phenomenon (1), 2016, published by Phenomenon Association, Paris, France, ISBN 978-2-9556330-07
-The Symptom 05/Failure, text by Th.Zafeiropoulos, 2015 
-Prophetia, 2015, Imma Prieto (Ed.), Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, ISBN 9788416411009
-The fever of the Antique, text by E. Ledaki, ISBN 978-960-93-6075-3, 2014
-The Rule of Law and the Right to be Human, text by T. Vrachopoulos & Bill Pangburn, 2014
-The Age of the Images, NERIT TV, July 2014.
-Mehralsschein / Shiningthrough / Aυτόπουφαίνεται, Mark Noll (ed.), Futura Publications, 
-ISBN  978-960-9489-28-7, 2013
-The best of the end, text by M. Marangou, Eleftherotipia Newspaper, 29-5-2013
-Put order in its place, disturb the stones of the road / André Breton and Paul Eluard, the immaculate conception, text by Galini Notti, April 12th, 2013, http://www.thenaked.nl/ (EN)
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Interview, by Maria Passarivaki måg magazine, 2013, www.nabroad.org (EN)
-Reference/Reppresentation, Futura Pubblications,ISBN 978-960-9489-17-1, 2011
-Kostas Bassanos.Nowhere, text by Kostas IoannidesThemata chorou kai Technon ν. 41/2010ΙSBN 00741191-41, p. 188
-Sensitivity Questioned, exhibition catalogue, text by Iliana Fokianaki, 2010
-Cabinet of Miracles, exhibition catalogue, text by P. Kosmadaki & C. Marinos, 2010 
-Art Today, Stavros Tsigoglou, Kastanioti Publications, Athens, 2010, p. 39.
-Kostas BassanosReview, C. Marinos
-A Dense Nowhere, G. Konstandatou, Higlights, , Flash Art International, March-April 2009, p. 90 (EN)N.39, March-April 2009, p. 32. (GR)
-Hermetic Romanticism, A. Zenakos, To Vima Newspaper, 22-2-09, B2/45/11, (Gr)
-Hard Times for Princesses, M. Marangou, Eleftherotipia Newspaper, 16-02-09, p. 19. (GR)
-Nowhere, 
R. Georgiadou, Eleftherotipia Newspaper, Epsilon Magazine, 8-2-09, N.930, p. 82 (Gr)
-Nowhere, A. Zenakos, To Vima Newspaper, 24-01-09
-The limits of Habitat and Landscape, (interview with Chr. Marinos), Athinorama, 15-01-09, p. 88 (Gr)
-And Now?, Visual Arts in Greece, Thessaloniki: State Museum of Contemporary Art, -2008
-Focus Greece, Flash Art International, n.256, Oct. 2007, p.97 
-The Age of the Images, ΕΤ1 TV, May 2007
-In the mind of the artist, A. Zenakos, To Vima, Vimagazino, 19-6-05, N. 244,p.20
-The blurring limits of drawing and space, Chr. Petrinou, Timeout Athens, n. 115, p.65
-I can’t get you out of my head, Highlights Magazine, N.16, May-June 2005, p.30
-The love project, GAP Magazine, N.3, p. 30-33, May-June 2005.
-The Athens Effect. L ’image photographique dans l ’art  contemporain, Musee  Europeen de La Photographie,text by  Birgit Hoffmeister & Alex. Moskovi, ISBN 978-960-8276-27-7
-The suffering Body, text by M. Marangou & S. Tigoglou, Centre of Contemporary Art Rethymnon, 2004 

   
Projects
   

www.art-omma.org 
online art magazine focused on theory and art projects published 11 issues between 2000-05.

www.artwaveradio.net
ArtwaveRadio was a project conceived and realised by Kostas Bassanos and Dimitris Foutris, implemented by the Athens Biennial, and alongside its regular broadcasting schedule, also covered the events and activities of the 1st Athens Biennial 2007exhibition Destroy Athens.

www.supermina.gr
Supermina is a curating project run by Kostas Bassanos, Maro Michalakakos and Nina Papaconstantinou.

   
Bio
   
Kostas Bassanos was born in Greece. He studied sculpture in Accademia Clementina of Fine Arts of Bologna (Italy) and in Winchester School of Art in UK (MA, PhD) on Greek State scholarship. He teaches Sculpture at The School of Fine Art of The University of Ioannina. He lives and works in Athens.

Recent exhibitions include (selection):
   
2021: Portals,former Public Tobacco Factory – Hellenic Parliament Library and Printing House, Athens; 2020: Home, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Paperwork, Zitrone Manegg, Zurich, 2019: Passioni Bi-polari,  Fondazione Bevilacqua La Massa, Venezia, The Passion According to G. H, Stacks Projects, Sydney, Australia;  2018: Multitudinous seas, Fondation Hippocrene, Paris, France, The Middle of Nowhere, Elika Gallery, Athens; 2017: New Aquisitions,National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) Athens, 7th Beijing Biennial of Contemporary Art, Beijing, The Garden Sees, ANNEX M, Athens, Back to Basics: Text, ENIA Gallery, Pireus, Epigramma, Nitra Gallery, Athens; 2016:(Im)material Gestures, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy, Still (the) Barbarians, Eva International Irish Biennial, Limerick, Ireland, Overseas, ACG Gallery, Athens, Tender is the Night, CAN Gallery, Athens, 2015: Prophetia, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain, Phenomenon, Anafi Island; 2014: Pre-Text, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens; 2013: Silence, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens, Mehr Als Schein / Shining Through / Αυτό που φαίνεται, Zone D, Athens; 2012: Boiling Point, Kuenstlerhaus Wien, Austria, Utopraxia, TAF (the Art Foundation), Athens, Justice is mine , CAMP, Athens, Forgetmenot, Elika Gallery, Athens; 2011: Monodrome, 3rd Athens Biennial, Reference| Representation, Jewish Museum Thessaloniki, This is the way the world ends, in situ installation at the National Theatre,  Ziller Building, Athens; 2010: Cabinets  of Miracles, Zone D- Zoumboulaki  galleries, Athens, Nightwatch, The Art Foundation (TAF), Athens; 2009: Nowhere, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens; 2008: And Now? State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 2007: The Athens Effect. L’ image photographique dans l’ art contemporain, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris, Atropa Vanitas, Cosmos of Culture, Athens; 2006: The Athens Effect, Fondazione Mudima, Milano, Artissima, Torino, Architectural Transparencies, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens; 2005: I can’t get you out of my head, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens.    

   
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