Kiriakos Hadjiioannou is a performance artist based in Basel, Switzerland.
His work focuses on various aspects of choreography, movement, space and different art forms, within a historical and political context with the aim to make history tangible and accessible.In 2017 he receives an award from the Swiss Federal Office of Culture / Swiss Dance Awards 2017, the June Johnson Dance Prize for his outstanding approach.
He is exploring current developments in the performing arts, concerning questions of communication, specific production networks and cognitive developments in socio-cultural activities.
He studied at the State School of Dance in Athens, Greece and Choreography & Performance at the Applied Theatre Science department of the University in Giessen, Germany. For 2014 to 2016, he was the YAA! -Associated Artist of the Theatre Kaserne in Basel, supported by The Swiss Arts Council ProHelvetia.
The association ANTIBODIES founded in 2012 by performance artist Kiriakos Hadjiioannou as a non-profit association of artists operating and collaborating in the field of performing arts. The association is stated by production assistant and photographer Katerina Drakopoulou, scholar and dramaturge Bernhard Siebert. The core team includes, technical director / light designer Jost Von Harleßem, performance artist Nancy Stamatopoulou, author / dramaturge Margarita Tsomou, stage designer Urs August Steiner. Production manager Lara - Joy Hamann.
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