Kiki Petratou (Greece, 1971) is an artist based in Rotterdam. She studied Fine Arts at the Athens School of Fine Art (Greece) and obtained her Masters in Art at the Piet Zwart Institute (Netherlands) and Plymouth University (UK). She has been recently admitted to the University of Amsterdam for the Master research Program in Media Studies. She has participated in several workshops in film and photography in Greece and the Netherlands.
Her work has been presented in a number of museums and galleries including the Nederlands Fotomuseum, TENT, RAM Foundation and Lokaal 01 in the Netherlands and film and video festivals such as the “Art Film and Video Festival” at the Prenelle Gallery (UK, 2005), “Pixel dance video weekend” at the Aristotelian University of Thessalonica (GR, 2005), “Video Art” at the Factory, (Athens, GR, 2005), “The one minutes” at the Centraal Museum (Utrecht, NL, 2002). She has been commissioned for the creation of 2 video-clips for the upcoming cd-DVD of the Dutch band ZIMIHC (May, 2006) and the short film on the concepts of Realism – Modernism – Postmodernism, made for the Department of Literature in the University of Leiden (NL, 2004).
Unsuspected Time: video, 3:20, color, sound, 2006
Stad (City): video, 6:00, color, sound, commissioned by the Dutch Band ZIMIHC, 2005
Zoals Hij Daar Ligt (The Way in Which He is Lying There): video, 7:00, color, sound, commissioned by the Dutch Band ZIMHC, 2005
Introductory Movie: video – documentary, 4:55, color, sound, Commissioned by the University of Leiden, 2004
Standing Still: video, 08:35, color, sound, 2004.
Improvisations: video – installation (multi – beamer – installation), loop, color, no sound, 2004.
Unsuspected Time (Part 1 – The Installation): double side screen (opaque) video - installation, 03:25 (Loop), color, no sound, 2003.
…To be familiar with…: video, 01:00, color, sound, 2002.