Alexandros Psychoulis was born in Volos in 1966 and has studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. Today he is Professor of “Art and Technology” at the Architecture Department of the University of Thessaly, Greece.
In 1997, he has been awarded the Benesse Prize for his work “Black Box”, with which he participated in the 47th Venice Biennial. The exploration of the virtual reality’s territory has been up until now the central drift of his work, which is consisted of installations, animation and painting, while in his most recent works the element of manual work is also present. He has presented many solo exhibitions such us: God’s Nails, a.antonopoulou.art, Athens (2012), Under the shadow of AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA, Zina Athanassiadou gallery, Thessaloniki (2010), Body Milk, a.antonopoulou.art, Athens (2003), There’s no place far enough for you to escape from images and the pain they caused you, Deitch Projects, New York (1998).
He has taken part in many team exhibitions of which the most important are:
THE LUMINOUS INTERVAL, Guggenheim Bilbao (2011), THE ARK, Old seeds for new cultures, 12th Biennale International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia (2010), Expanded Ecologies/ Perespectives in a Time of Emergency, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, (2009), Transexperiences, Greece 2008, 798 Space, Beijing (2008), Exploring cultural means to combat global homogenization, Foukoutake Hall, Tokyo University (2008), MASQUERADES/ femininity, masculinity and other certainties, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2006), Positive Charge, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessalonikι (2006), BIDA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2005), Body Works, Art Center of Municipality of Nicosia, Cyprus (2004), BREAKTHROUGH!, Greece 2004, Contemporary Perspectives in the Visual Arts, Alcala, Madrid (2004), ϋber MENSCHEN, "Synopsis 1- Communications" Contemporary Art Museum, Athens (2000).