lives and works between Athens and Kymi, Greece. His work highlights the ambiguous approach of spirituality with technology delving into a broad set of cosmologies, activating modes of communal inteconnectivity, social relations and identity. Plessas' activities range from rituals to artist residencies; from self-publishing to interactive websites; from quilted sculptures to live-stream events and educational projects. Over the past years, he has organized the annual week-long gatherings of the Eternal Internet Brotherhood/Sisterhood and Experimental Education Protocol in different remote places in the world. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at the 13th Gwangju Biennale, S. Korea, documenta 14, both in Kassel and Athens, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Jeu de Paume, Paris, Onassis-Stegi, DESTE Foundation and National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens. Plessas is the founder of P.E.T. Projects in Athens, a Fulbright alumnus, and he recipient of the 2015 DESTE Prize. He has also edited and published four books about the residencies programmes he organized and directed.
2022 Persones Persons
Biennale Gherdëina, Val di Gardena (IT). 2021 Minds Rising, Spirits Tuning
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju (KR). 2019 Extended Mind,
Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh (UK). 2018 I was raised on the internet,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (US). 2017 Learning from Athens
, documenta 14, Athens and Kassel (DE).
Ben Eastham, Angelo Plessas (interview)
, Acne Papers, London 2021.
Angelo Plessas, Experimental Education Protocol
, Nero Publishing, Rome 2021.
Rahel Aima, Prizing Eccentric Talents
, Artforum, 2021
Michelangelo Corsaro, Angelo Plessas: The Noospheric Society
, in: 13th
Gwangju Biennale (exh. cat.), Gwangju 2021.
Angelo Plessas, Eternal Internet Brotherhood/Sisterhood
, Nero Publishing, Rome 2018.
, Industrial Design and Computer Science, TEI, Athens.
Angelo Plessas in Kiasma. Photo: Finnish National Gallery/Pirje Mykkänen.