Angela Melitopoulos

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Artist/researcher in the time based arts, realized experimental single-channel-tapes, video installations, videoessays, documentaries and sound pieces. Her work focuses on migration/mobilty, memory and narration. She conceives media art pieces in that video technology as a time based medium revealing mnemonic and micro-political processes in documentation. She studied fine arts at the Art Academy Düsseldorf with Nam June Paik. Angela Melitopoulos is collaborating in political networks in Paris, Italy, Turkey and Germany and teaches in academic institutions such as the Media Art Academy in Cologne, in the University of Potsdam or the Middle East Technology University in Ankara. She has published theoretical texts and articles in Europe, especially in collaboration with the sociologist and philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato. From 1985 her work has bee awarded and shown in international video and film festival (such as Berlinale, Film and Videofestival of Locarno, Filmfestival Rotterdam, EMAF Osnabrück, WWV Amsterdam) and in exhibitions and museums (Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, Whitney Museum NY, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Musee d’art Moderne Montreal among others.) She cofounded the label APRIL, curating exhibitions and producing publications on CD and DVD.