EUGENIA RASKOPOULOS' work explores ideas of identity, translation, language and the body. Translation in the broadest sense of the word is a thread that is continuous throughout her art practice.
Eugenia Raskopoulos studied Photography at the Western Australia Institute of Technology in Perth. She subsequently received her Master of Fine Art from the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, and in 2011 she completed a PhD.
In 2012, Eugenia Raskopoulos was awarded the Josephine Ulrich & Win Schubert Photography Award for her work, Vestiges #3. In 2010 and 2009 Raskopoulos was a finalist for the Albury City National Photography Prize and the Redlands Westpac Prize respectively. In 2006 she received a MoMA scholarship for The Feminist Future conference from the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Raskopoulos has also been the recipient of a number of grants from the Australia Council.
Eugenia Raskopoulos has exhibited in numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally including, Read your Lips, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney (2013); Footnotes at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2012); Words Are Not Hard – Intrude 366, Project Zendai MoMA, China (2008), and Writing Towards Disappearance, at ARC ONE Gallery, Melbourne (2009). Raskopoulos has also participated in various group exhibitions, such as Image Anxiety, PhotoEspana, Spain (2012); Light Works, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2012); Group Exhibition, William Wright Artist Projects Space, Sydney (2011); How We Know that the Dead Return, Gertrude Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne (2010); Mirror Mirror Then and Now, Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide (2010) and Video Logic, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2008). In 2007, Raskopoulos’ work was shown in Nightcomers at the 10th International Istanbul Biennale.
Eugenia Raskopoulos’ work is in Australian and international collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of New South Wales; Queensland Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Western Australia; Artbank Collection; Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece; Polaroid Corporation Australia; Bodo University, Norway; Malmo University, Sweden; Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD; Groningen Hochschule University, Netherlands. Raskopoulos’ works are also held in private collections in Australia, Greece, Switzerland and the USA.
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