veneri & stergiou


Eriphyli Veneri (1983, Athens) studied Painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She undertook postgraduate studies at the MFA Public Art and New Artistic Strategies program of the Bauhaus University Weimar in Germany with the support of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. She also completed second postgraduate studies at the MA Art in Context program at the University of Arts Berlin with the support of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation. She is a PhD holder of the Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly. Her research thesis is entitled "Greek Restaurants in Berlin: Multisensoriality and Mythmaking in Ethnic Cuisine". Her doctoral studies were supported by the Greek State Scholarship Foundation. In 2019-2020 she received an ARTWORKS artist fellowship award of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Program. Since 2020 she is an academic scholar at the Athens School of Fine Arts, Department of Visual Arts.

Naira Stergiou (1984, Athens) studied Painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She undertook her first postgraduate studies at the Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp, Belgium (MFA) and completed second postgraduate studies at Campus Sint Lucas Antwerp (Master of Research in Art & Design). She also attended courses of Theology at the Orthodox Onderwijs, Theologisch, Instituut Saint-Serge in Gent, and then proceeded with third postgraduate studies in Modern Greek Literature at the University of Crete. She is a PhD holder of the Department of Visual Arts, Athens School of Fine Arts. Her research thesis is entitled "Multiple Visual Interpretations of Religiosity and the Sacred: Cases of Krypto-Religious Art in the Greek Visual Art Sphere". Her doctoral studies were supported by the Greek State Scholarship Foundation. She has been an academic scholar at the Athens School of Fine Arts, Department of Visual Arts (2020-2021), and since 2021 she is an academic scholar at University of Peloponnese,  Department of Performing and Digital Arts.