Antonis Pittas

Research Practice

Antonis Pittas (1973, Athens, Greece) lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He studied at the Athens School of fine Arts; the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam; the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam. Pittas has been an artist-in-residence at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; and is currently Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam where he is currently researching and producing work under the rubric ‘Recycling History (contemporising history/historicising the contemporary)’.

Recent and forthcoming solo exhibitions have been held at National Museum of Contemporary Art, Αthens, Centraal Museum, Utrecht (2021); Van Doesburg House, Paris (2020); Significant Other, Vienna (2019); Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam (2018); Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen (2017); Narrative Projects, London (2016); Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (2015); State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2015).

Antonis has contributed to group exhibitions at; EKO8 International Triennial of Art and Environment, Maribor (2021); Benaki Museum, Athens (2021) Amsterdam museum, Amsterdam (2020); Ronny Van de Velde Gallery, Antwerp (2020); State Hydrometeorological Institute, Skopje (2020); MOMus-Experimental Center for the Arts, Thessaloniki (2019); Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje (2019); Manifesta 12, Palermo (2018); MACRO Museum Testaccio, Rome (2017); BAK, Utrecht (2017); Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2017); Onomatopee, Eindhoven (2016); Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow (2015); 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2015).

Pittas holds a tutor position at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. Previously Pittas tutored at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and was guest professor at Hildesheim University. He has been a guest lecturer at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam, the University of Bergen Faculty for Art, Music and Design, the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, and the Bard College in Annandale, New York.