Artist: Christos Kechagioglou / Χρήστος Κεχαγιόγλου
About the Artist
Christos Kechagioglou (KEX) was born in Thessaloniki in 1960. He studied Civil Engineering at the University of Thessaloniki, film directing in Athens, he did postgraduate studies in Philosophy of Art in Paris I Sorbonne and acquired his master’s degree in philosophy (DEA) by studying the relation between cinema and painting.
He created many experimental films and video art productions which were presented in art galleries and festivals. He paints systematically since 1978. His paintings were presented in 21 personal exhibitions, the first in 1981 in Thessaloniki and the last in 2013 in Brussels and in more than 60 group exhibitions in Greece and Europe. Some of his paintings are owned by institutions, museums and art collectors in Greece and abroad.