Alexandra Roussopoulos

Alexandra Roussopoulos was born in Paris in 1969, and is of Swiss and Greek descent. Through painting, she explores the relationship among shape, color and space. Her work has always emphasized on the importance of artistic dialogue and the connection with others. She regularly collaborates in art projects and has participated in numerous artist residencies in China, Greece, Ireland, Croatia, Slovenia, Spain and Algeria. Alexandra has participated in the activities of the APDV art center in Paris, which brings artistic action to the heart of government subsidized housing areas. She has organized and curated several exhibitions, Water and Dreams at the Kamchatka gallery in 2007, Mauvais Genre in collaboration with Isabel Duperray at the Moroccan gallery in St Nazaire in 2009 and Young Memories at the Episodique gallery in Paris in 2015/2016. Alexandra Roussopoulos has exhibited in Switzerland (at the Art and History Museum of Neuchâtel, the Louis Moret Foundation and the Manoir in Martigny, the davel 14 gallery in Cully, the Villa Bernasconi in Grand-Lancy, the Ferme Asile in Sion and the LAC gallery in Vevey), in France (at L’Art dans les Chapelles, the Cité Radieuse de Le Corbusier in Marseille, the apartment/studio of Le Corbusier in Paris, the Marie-Victoire Poliakoff gallery in Paris, the Scrawitch/Julien Bézille gallery and the Stéphane Mortier gallery in Paris), in China (at the Pifo gallery and the Lelege art gallery in Beijing, the Shanghai Yard art gallery, and the National Wetland Museum in Hangzhou), USA (the Zurcher gallery, New York), Greece (the Nitra Gallery and The Project gallery in Athens), England (The Baldwin gallery and the h club gallery in London) and Algeria (Les Ateliers Sauvages and The French Institute in Algiers). She regularly participates in workshops in France and abroad (in France, at La Hear, Mulhouse and ESBA Le Mans and in China, the Academy of Fine Arts of China and the University of Fine Arts in Hangzhou). She was awarded the visual arts prize of the René Liechti Foundation in Switzerland in 2010 and the «November in Vitry» painting prize in 2002. In 2019, Alexandra Roussopoulos has co-authored with Callisto Mc Nulty and Géronimo Roussopoulos the film « Delphine et Carole » directed by Callisto Mc Nulty. It was selected at the Berlinale Forum 2019 and has been awarded many prizes : SFCC, Syndicat français de la Critique de Cinéma, Television Prize for best documentary (France), the National Group of Research Cinemas Prize (France), Grand Prix de Genève of the FIFDH, Festival du Film et Forum International sur les droits humains (Switzerland), Public award of the Festival de Films de Femmes de Créteil (France), Etoile de la Scam (France).

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