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Nineta Vretou (Greece)

Updated: 13-03-2017 17:46

– Interactive installation
Title work#1: Invisible routes
a. Venue: Numismatic Museum (garden)
Date: 18 March 2017
Hour: 12:00 - 16:00
Title#2: Lightbox
Venue: Numismatic Museum (garden) / Romantso


a. "Invisible routes"

The work is an art action in a public place that attempts to capture interactively the random courses of the passers and visualize their routes as drawings on the ground.The ground is transformed into a painting canvas in a continuous erase-redraw action performed by the random footsteps of the passers. The footsteps are stamped on the ground and remain visible for a short time, creating invisible routes into the city environment. After a while, the footsteps disappear and are replaced by new ones. The physical action – movement of the passers creates the artwork and gives it its final form.


Performance and video

b. "Lightboxes"

The works are mixed media (digital printing and painting in transparent material) and are mounted on a flat luminous base. I am interested in the use of light as a plastic medium through its interaction with various drawing and painting materials (acrylic and ink colors), optical media (colored gels, diffuser, etc.) and digital printing. The theme focuses on the interaction between the human figures and the city environment.


Nineta Vretou CV

Nineta Vretou was born in Thessaloniki, Greece and lives in Athens. She has graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Thessaloniki, and continued with post-graduated studies in physics, in Paris. She also holds a BA of honours in Fine Arts & Technology from Middlesex University. She works as a telecom engineer and at the same time she is an active artist, working in painting, multimedia, photography, video and interactive installations. She is especially interested in the exploitation of new technologies in art and the combined use of traditional and new media. In her multimedia projects she employs digital media and electronics for the creation of interactive installations and environments.