Viki Betsou (Greece)

Viky (Vassiliki) Betsou

was born in Preveza in 1971.
In 1991 she leaves her studies in Biology (University of Athens) and studies painting and schenography at Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA). In 1994 she studies for one semester at Ecole National Superieure des Beaux Arts de Paris (Erasmus υποτροφία) and starts using video and computer as medium in her artistic work.
In 2000 she graduates with distinctions from the «MA program in Digital Arts» of ASFA and the Department of Computer Engineers of NTUA, Athens.
Since 2001, she is a teaching assistant at the “MA program in Digital Arts” – ASFA, in Multimedia and Video-art courses, and has participated in research programs concerning Art and new Media .
She has created stage designs for theater and television, and has been teaching video and experimental animation to children and teenagers.

2003 Biennial of FILMMUSEUM of Amsterdam, “Breaking News” project – Light / Image / Reality ( DVD edition)
2001 “ 6 rooms”: 6 art theoreticians propose 6 young artists
Kappatos galerie, Athens
2000 International Festival of Ancient Drama, Delphi.
Forum: “Artistic Expression and New Technologies”
2000 “Days of Research and Technology”
National Technical Institute of Athens
(presentation of interactive artwork for the W.W.W.)
1999 1st Video Festival for Young Artists , Production UNDERGROUND T.V.MOVEMENT , “Theatro ton Kairon”
1998 2nd International Festival on Multimedia , “FOURNOS” theatre & ILEANA TUDA GALLERY
1997 Ecxibition of Graduate Students OF 1996 ,
1997 5 Young Artists , “TZAMIA – KRYSTALLA” Gallery Xania,

1996 “public / private”, Cultural Center “Melina Merkouri” (2nd price)
1995 Cultural Center of Ktimatiki Bank, Athens.

Viki Betsou participtes in

  • [R][R][F]200x—>XP – global networking project
  • RRF v.1 curated by Anna Hatzianaki