Born in 1977, in Athens, Greece, Vassilis Patmios Karouk graduated in 2006 from the University of Fine Arts, Athens (MA in Digital Forms of Art). He also holds a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Fine Arts, Athens (2003) and a degree from the University of Fine Arts, Utrecht, Netherlands (2001).
From 2009 to 2011 he held the position of Adjunct Professor at the Department of Architecture, University of Patras’ Polytechnic School (http://www.arch.upatras.gr/), where he taught the module Synthesis-drawing & Multimedia Design.
He lives and works in Athens, Greece and has participated in 3 solo and a number of group exhibitions, including:
«ATHENS 1.0 “, Group exhibition curated by Diamantis Sotiropoulos in galerie Biesenbach, Colonge Germany (2014), “HELL-AS PAVILION” group exhibition at Palais de Tokyo, curated by Nadja Argiropoulou (2013), THE GREEK PAVILION / EVIL, curated by Y.Varelas, part of THE GARDEN OF EDEN curated by Tjorg Douglas Beer. Berlin Kreuzberg Biennale, open Museum/ Gelerie der Gegenwart / Hamburger Kunsthalle. & at Palais de Tokyo / Paris (2012), OTHERS Fondazione Brodbeck in Catania at September 2010, Riso Museo d’arte contemporanea della Sicilia (2010), HEAVEN 2nd Athens biennial, Athens, Greece curetted by Nadia Argyropoulou (2009), THE BEAUTIFUL IS JUST THE FIRST DEGREE FOR THE TERRIBLE, the state museum of contemporary art, Thessaloniki, Greece (2009), GOLDFISH SUDDENLY DEAD, Extra City centre for contemporary art, Antwerp, curetted by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, poka-yio, Augustine Zenakos (2009), PAINT-ID, Macedonian museum of contemporary art, Thessalonica, curetted by Sotiris Bahtsetzis (2009), DESTROY ATHENS, 1st Athens biennial, curetted by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, poka-yio, Augustine Zenakos, Athens, Greece (2007), DRAWING SCREEN, Thessaloniki cinema museum and tint, curetted by Sotiris Bahtsetzis, thessaloniki, Greece (2006), WHAT REMAINS IS FUTURE, Patras, cultural capital, curetted by Nadia Argyropoulou, Patras, Greece (2006), VIDEO ZONE (TWIST) 3d national video biennale, curetted by Katerina Gregos, Tel Aviv Israel (2004)
Vassilis Karouk is about to launch the first online Greek strategy game.