Foteini Zaglara
Photographer

Foteini Zaglara, born in 1995 in Athens, Greece, is a (self)portrait artist with a background in Early Childhood Education from the University of Ioannina. At the age of 20, she discovered her true calling in photography, using the medium to unravel the intricacies of fantasy, surrealism, and human emotion.

Having earned recognition in various international photography competitions, Foteini’s work has traversed borders, gracing exhibitions in Europe and the USA. Her artistic odyssey draws inspiration from a lifelong fascination with storytelling in its myriad forms, evolving into a profound engagement with the art world, from classical paintings to contemporary cinema.

In her self-portraiture, Foteini delves into the intricacies of human emotion, employing surreal and otherworldly imagery to address profound themes of identity and the pressing social issues defining our era. Her art transcends mere aesthetics, aiming to provoke discourse and contemplation, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in alternate realities and gain insight into the complexities of societal challenges.

Foteini Zaglara
Photographer

Foteini Zaglara, born in 1995 in Athens, Greece, is a (self)portrait artist with a background in Early Childhood Education from the University of Ioannina. At the age of 20, she discovered her true calling in photography, using the medium to unravel the intricacies of fantasy, surrealism, and human emotion.

Having earned recognition in various international photography competitions, Foteini’s work has traversed borders, gracing exhibitions in Europe and the USA. Her artistic odyssey draws inspiration from a lifelong fascination with storytelling in its myriad forms, evolving into a profound engagement with the art world, from classical paintings to contemporary cinema.

In her self-portraiture, Foteini delves into the intricacies of human emotion, employing surreal and otherworldly imagery to address profound themes of identity and the pressing social issues defining our era. Her art transcends mere aesthetics, aiming to provoke discourse and contemplation, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in alternate realities and gain insight into the complexities of societal challenges.

  • Mara Palena: Oikeiôsis
    Publication
    Witty Books
    International
    The knowledge of one’s inner self as the sole tool for self-fulfillment, for stoically embracing the human condition in all its turmoils – that is what ancient Greeks used to call Oikeiôsis. The same word was chosen by Mara Palena to call a project that unfolds over the duration of existence. The analog images shot by the artist from her childhood to today do not follow any external precept. (more…)
  • Luiz Roque: Estufa
    Jul 6 – Oct 20, 2024
    KW Institute for Contemporary Art
    Berlin, Germany
    Estufa is the first mid-career survey of the artist Luiz Roque (b. 1979, BR). Roque’s practice inhabits a space between expanded cinema, visual art, and critical theory. His artistic methodology fuses an interest in the legacies of modernism, pop culture, queer (bio-)politics, and science fiction. This anachronistic approach culminates in timeless montages and environments while often disclosing the urgency of pressing socio-political issues of specific communities and subcultures. (more…)
  • Shuang Li: I’m Not
    May 1 – Aug 25, 2024
    Swiss Institute
    New York, USA
    Swiss Institute (SI) presents I’m Not, the first institutional solo exhibition by artist Shuang Li, featuring newly commissioned sculpture and video installations. Li’s work explores how language, relationships and identities are formed and mediated through screens and the internet. For I’m Not, Li delves into her own life as a fan to ruminate on how these technologies inform the social bonds and materiality of fandom (more…)
  • Mary Heilmann / Daydream Nation
    May 2 – Jul 26, 2024
    Hauser & Wirth
    New York, USA
    “A body of work starts by daydreaming…” –Mary Heilmann On May 2nd, we will open ‘Daydream Nation’ at its 22nd Street gallery, exploring Mary Heilmann’s ongoing interest in drawing as a form of transcribing memory. Curated by artist Gary Simmons, Heilmann’s friend and former student and colleague at New York’s School of Visual Arts, the exhibition celebrates her talent for distilling complex images and ideas into deceptively simple geometric forms and abstract gestural marks. (more…)
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