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A GUIDE ON HOW TO PREVENT DAILY LIFE ACCIDENTS

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contemporary drama · hilarious poetry · theatre of crushing

Artemis Chrysostomidou is a theatre director, writer, dramaturge and text-based artist. In 2018 she was awarded the State Prize for Literature, Best Young Writer (CY) for her book Dogs Don’t Bark in France | Sculpture. In 2023 her bilingual book Oh, that Hand of Yours was presented at Frankfurter Buchmesse (DE), as it was awarded the Young Book Designers Award, typographic editing by A. Tzallas. Her original pieces for theatre include Manipulation and Other Romantic Stories, Altofest, International Performing Arts Festival Naples, 2024 (IT), Frankfurt LAB, 2021 (DE); Raw Eggs, Altofest, International Performing Arts Festival Naples, 2023 (IT), Espaço da Penha, 2022 (PT); Mortality, Hooray!, EXPO Festival, English Theatre Berlin, 2020 (DE); A Guide on How to Prevent Daily Life Accidents, BIOS Athens, 2019 (GR) etc. She has collaborated with various directors, while her work has also been presented as site-specific or text-based art at  Temporars, Muzeum Susch, 2020 (CH); Travers, Copenhagen Contemporary, 2021 (DK) etc. In 2023 she presented the lecture-performance and text-based exhibition This is a High-Level Trauma at Lettrétage Berlin (DE) and in 2024 the text-based series and lecture, Egoism: the captivity to the illusion of a victory, at Flux I bell Berlin (DE). She has received fellowships at O Rumo do Fumo Lisbon, 2022 (PT); Frankfurt LAB, 2021 (DE); Art Stations Foundation Switzerland, 2020 (CH); and European Theatre Convention as European Emerging Artist, 2019 (EU/DE).

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