COMOTIRIO, meaning "hair salon" in Greek, is the co-working scheme of visual artists Eriphyli Veneri and Naira StergiouSharing an Athens-based studio since 2018, they remain in a constant process of exchanging views and ideas. Their mutual influence leads to collaboration on various levels around the thematics of staged experiencing, myth-making, Beauty and beautification processes. Their main practice is the organization of independent contemporary art exhibitions in places and spaces with historicity and semiology. 

Curating and Projects On Site and in Public Space

2024 "Absolutely Fabulous", sculptural & ausiovisual installation @ Eight / Το Οχτώ, Athens
2024 "The Indian Tomb", site-specific audiovisual installation @ AK38, Athens
2023 "Pektries / Stoa 42 Edition", site-specific event / installation / video performance @ Stoa 42, Athens
2023 "Sēmaiostolistiké", site-specific event / video & live performance @ Σημαιοστολιστική Flags Shop & Production, Athens
curated by Kostis Stafylakis
2022 "BFFEAE (best friends forever and ever)", group show @ Municipal Gallery of Kallithea "Sofia Laskaridou", Athens
2021 "PETDEMONIUM", art event @ The Creatures Pet Shop & Grooming, Athens
2021 "Iera Polis I/eromeni", group show, Salt Museum, Messolonghi GR
2021 “Flowers-Plants-Decorations”, pop-up art event @ the Syntagma Flower Shops, Athens
2020 “Pai O Palios O Chronos 2020 Remix (Various Artists)”, online art event, a collaborative project with Teletai Mpoukouras @ Radio Mpoukouras and fb Radio Mpoukouras
2020 “The Love Boat”, group show, Department of Cleaning and Recycling, Municipality of Athens / Municipal Garbage Trucks’ Depot, Athens
2019 “BLABLABLACK”, group show, Rebound Club, Athens
2019 “Let’s Supper, Mr. Iolas / Resurrection RE”, group show, supported by NEON Organization for Culture and Development and Marni Films Independent Film Productions, Villa Iolas, Athens
2018 “Processinganextraction”, site-specific show, Lavrion Technological Cultural Park, Attica

Collaborative Works and Participations

2023 "Pektries / Stoa 42 Edition", site-specific event / installation / video performance @ Stoa 42, Athens
2022 "Pektries / Sikinos Edition", video performance, COMMUNALITY: 4th Little Islands Festival on Moving Image & Sound, Sikinos GR
2022 "E.N. + BFFEAE Kit / COMOTIRIO Version", site-specific installation, exhibition "BFFEAE (best friends forever and ever)", Municipal Gallery of Kallithea "Sofia Laskaridou", Athens
2022 "Virtual Workspaces / Screen DIY: Space & Object Performance", workshop by Euripides Laskaridis / OSMOSIS, Onassis Stegi & Studio Teatrgaleria
2021 "Triskele", on site sculpture, Mykonos Biennale, "Ideas and Icons" @ VIOMA vineyard, Mykonos
2021 "Bang Bang: A Cake of 200 Candles and One Wish", mixed media sculpture
2019 "Ela N' Agapithoume, Darling & Little Death", site-specific installation, exhibition "Let's Supper, Mr. Iolas / Resurrection RE ”, Villa Iolas, Athens
2019 “Beauty Temple”, environment, homonymous show, Stoa 42, Athens
2018 “24h Sing Song”, independent twenty-four hour installation / action, Villa Iolas, Athens

Artist Talks and Lectures

2022 "Reflections in Gold: A Comparative Analysis on Maria Hassabi and Stephen Antonakos", at the "1st Terra (in) Cognita International Conference: Dialogues between Greek Culture and Modern American Art", Hellenic American University (HAU), Athens (upcoming, 10-13 Nov 2022)
2022 "Karkavitsas and Brecht Strolling in Athens", international conference "Andreas Karkavitsas and His Time: Literature, Language, Politics", Municipal Library of Lechaina, Lechaina GR (upcoming, 4-6 Nov 2022)
2022 "Pektries: A Series of Site-Specific Performances", Performance Conference "Theoretical Approaches & Practical Applications", University of Patras, Patras GR
"Meta-Experiential Negotiations with History: Contemporary Art and the Revolution of '21", scientific conference "The Revolution of 1821 in Crete", Historical, Folklore and Archaeological Society of Crete, Chania GR
2021 "Aquatic and the Terroir: The Acarnanic "Fisherman"", 4th international cycladological conference, Society for Cycladic Studies, Tinos GR
2021 "Narratives of Salt and Tephra: From the Lagoon of Messolonghi to the Volcanic Complex of Santorini", in the context of "Under the Landscape" project by Boulouki research collaborative, Thera & Therasia GR
2019 “Criss-Cross 2”, open workshop and art interventions, ASFA / A-DASH, Athens
2019 “Cavafy-Iolas: Pleasures of Memory, Senses and Philosophy”, Thessaloniki Queer Arts Festival, “What Is Eros?”, Thessaloniki GR
2019 “From Laboratory to Project: A Particular Exhibition for the Celebration of the Ninety Years of the Bauhaus in Weimar”, international conference “Bauhaus and Greece”, New Benaki Museum, Athens