Nina Fountedakis is interested in finding a point of
peace and tranquillity between and within disparities and – generally speaking
– in every relation, may it be mental, emotional, social, physical or
metaphysical. She is interested in finding and fostering a better understanding on how we are all connected. This devotion manifests in her artistic projects, as well as arttherapeutical work/ aesthetic
education, executed in institutions, schools and festivals all around the World.
1987 austria. ever since
STUDIES OF LIFE, LOVE and ART. as defined
by vincent van gogh: I FEEL THAT THERE IS NOTHING MORE TRULY ARTISTIC THAN TO LOVE PEOPLE.
projects thus far in iceland, finland, lithuania, croatia, hungary, england, switzerland, serbia, greece, argentina, germany and austria.
1995 - 2000
- study of MUSIC.
main subject piano. concert
activities and publication of two
2001 - 2005
- gymnasium with specialization in ART EDUCATION. final examinations passed with excellent success. preliminary examinations in form of a specialized
paper on art education: “ANDY GOLDSWORTHY. an artist working in harmony with
the rhythm of nature.”
2005 - 2006
- academy of applied
PHOTOGRAPHY graz. recipient of the hermann- herzele- scholarship.
2007 - 2011
- studies of
HOLISTIC ARTTHERAPY in the interdisciplinary study and
service society austria. vienna.
2011 - 2013
- STUDY TRIPS inter alia in argentina, portugal, spain.
- founding of the CULTURAL ASSOCIATION for experimental and interdisciplinary art "VEIK - verein für experimentelle und interdisziplinäre kunst"
of the austrian branch of the experimental und interdisciplinary art festival
'NIÑOS CONSENTIDOS' in vienna.
- full time SELF-EMPLOYED ARTIST.
- ARTISTIC, CULTURAL and EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS with (severly
disabled) children and adults; with schools, institutions and festivals of all kinds.
throughout the world.
- numerous cooperations with institutions as e.g. the AUSTRIAN
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND
WOMEN / ARS
CENTER / AUSTRIAN CULTURAL FORUM LONDON /
CULTURAL DEPARTMENT OF VIENNA and the FEDERAL CHANCELLERY OF AUSTRIA for
Art and Culture
- member of the international association of art. IG BILDENDE