Angeliki Douveri was born in Athens, Greece in 1974.
She has studied Photography at the University of Athens (TEI) as well as Ecole Superieure Artistique Le ‘75’, Brussels. She also attended the photography course at the Athens School of Fine Arts and obtained a Master’s degree in Photographic Studies from the University of Westminster, London, where she was also awarded at the Lauderdale House competition in 2002 and was shortlisted for the westPHOTO Photography Prize in 2008.
She has had 4 personal exhibitions in Greece and has participated in 35 group ones in Greece, Britain, Estonia, Austria, Germany, Italy, U.S.A, Cyprus and the Netherlands presenting photography, video art and recently also installations. Some of the exhibitions were: Fragile Distance, Esthonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn (2003), FOTOBILD, stilwerk, Berlin (2007), photographers:network, Thomas Kellner studio, Siegen and REMINISCE, White Square Gallery, Las Vegas, (2008), as well as 25 Years After, Benaki Museum, Athens (2010).
She has received a bursary from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation. Her work can be found at the Hellenic Centre for Photography, Olivepress Museum and private collections in Greece, Austria and the Netherlands. She has worked in contemporary art institutions in Greece, Britain and Germany and has taught photography for a number of years.
The elements constantly reoccurring in her work are memory, time, death, absence and language; their common ground is experimentation with the boundaries of the medium of photography and occasionally video, the boundaries between conscious and subconscious, real and imaginary.
The last couple of years she has been spending most of her time in Crete, working, exhibiting and orginising artAmari Residency there.
The series Gulliver in Europe consist of photographs which function as landscape, or stages, on which certain “adventures” take place, creating an underlying narrative, but above all they are about combining two realities that seem to be incompatible or two time levels that cannot overlap but in fantasy.
Hellenic Centre for Photography