Εleftherios Papadopoulos (Arelis); CV

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CURRICULUM VITAE
Εleftherios Papadopoulos[well known as Arelis] was born in Athens in 1979.He studied for a year at the Pedagogical Academy of Athens[1997-1998].He studied also philosophy at the Philosophical School of Athens from 1998 until 2003.He received a praise by the president of the Greek Republic Kostis Stephanopoulos [Patra, Greece, 15-8-1926] for his participation in a poetic competition which dealt with the Kalabryta’ s holocaust. Furthermore he has been a student of History and Archaeology Department since 2005.

In 2008 he works as a cultural administrator in the municipality of Holargos and he participates in the group exhibition "Summery equinox". In the same year he works as a journalist of contemporary art issues in the free press newspaper "Pass to port". In 2009 articles of him about Greek modern art were being published by "Urban Style Magazine".

Some of the writer’s literature works are the following: "Exhibition of orthodromic retrospection"[Poetic composition, 2003] "The Hyperpolitician"[Play, 2004/2005], "Erotonomicon"[Narration, 2005/2006], "Between inner cosmic and supernatural" [Play, 2007], "Heliogabal" [Play, 2008], "New York - Olympia" [Poetry, 2008], "The hermit" [Poem, 2009], "Commodus" [Play, 2009] , "The pudenda -phallic mandrake[Speech for the love-maelstrom]ʺ [Play in one act, 2010]and ʺGreat Alexander" [Play, 2011].Some of them are available on: http://www.arelis.gr

Interpretational activity: Adunis [Latacia, Syria, 1-1-1930], John Pepper Clark[Iyiaou, Nigeria, 6-4-1935], Bei Dao[Beijing, China, 2-8-1949],Jorge Guillen[Valladolid, Spain, 18-1-1893-Malaga, Spain, 6-2-1984], Peter Handke[Griffen, Austria, 6-12-1942], Jaan Kaplinski[Tartou, Esthonia, 22-1-1941], Eduardo Sanguinetti[Genoa, Italy, 9-12-1930 - Genoa, Italy, 18-5-2010],Piedro Salinas[Madrid, Spain, 27-11-1891-Bostone, USA, 4-12-1951], Jesper Svenbro [Landskrona, Sweden, 10-3-1944], Tomas Transtromer [Stockholm, Sweden, 15-4-1931], Ko Un[Gunsan, South Korea, 8-1-1933] and Adam Zagaziewski[Lvof, Ukraine, 21-6-1945].

Art exhibitions:[1] "Why Noam Chomsky should be the next American president/The king philosopher", Summery Equinox, Cultural Center of Municipality of Holargos, Athens, Greece [2008],[2]"Exhibition of orthodromic retrospection"[in digital form],"I create therefore I am", Center of Contemporary Art, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Salonica, Greece [2009],[3]"A tribute to Andreas Empeirikos"[Ode to hedonism], Art for more festival 2009, Art House, Athens, Greece [2009],[4]"Repair", "People-color-iron", Perama, Athens, Greece[2010], [5] "Olive", Athens Fine Arts Festival 2010, Athens, Greece[2010], [6] "The grammar sessions"/"Open your mouth or your ass[Why I swallow the sperm on my tongue", ContACT "2-Abnormal Co creation Festival 2010, Salonica, Greece[2010], [7] "Prosperity", "People-color-iron", Perama, Athens, Greece[2011],[8] ʺThe one who has the biggest cock wins them allʺ, Contact Art festival 2011, salonica, Greece,[9] ʺTo eat the othersʼ cock or not to eatʺ, Forbidden festival, Salonica, Greece[2012] .

Art collections: [1] Stelios Garipis, [2] Mathias Goyvaerts, [3] Michael Romanos, [4]Sotiria Hospital and [5]Communistic Party of Greece .


Post address: Voutsina 42 street, Postal codex 116 32, Athens, Greece.
Telephone number: + 00 30 210-7014156.
E-mail: eleftheriosarelis@gmail.com elarelis5@gmail.com
Facebook: eleftherios arelis facebook
Twitter: elarelis twitter



The review of artist Zachary Skinner's "Destroy", and several other art reviews by Arelis can be seen at Nictoglobe Magazine