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CHARALAMBOS   MARGARITIS

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BIO

 

2007 - 2012

- Studies in the École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts of Paris (National Superior School of Fine Arts of Paris)

 

2009

- Participation in Graver Maintenant (Collective Exhibition in Reuil Malmaison)

- Participation in the Night of the museums in the Musée d’Orsay (presentator of the work Bibliothèque by François-Rubert Carabin)

- Participation in 14th International Biennale of Engraving of Sarcelles

 

2010 - 2011

- Professional traineeship on traditional icon painting on the Mount Athos, with monk Païsios Agrapides in the cell of Saint Archangels in Karyès

- Participation in the second edition of FID (Foire International du Dessin – International Drawing Fair) in Paris

- Participation in Nulla Dies Sine Linea (Collective exhibition in the Bibliothèque des Lettres, in the École Normale Supérieure)

- Participation in the collective exhibition by the engraving studio of l'École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts of Paris in the Slavic Conservatory of Music in Bagnolet, Paris

- Participation in the 15th International Biennale of Engraving in Sarcelles

 

2011 - 2012

- Professional traineeship – illustration teacher for the project La Cité des Mots

- Creation of the album art for the music album Slams à mon âme by Catherine Zoungrana

- Assistant animator for the WELDOM advertising spot (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UKcewFlEVM)

- Caetera (individual exhibition in the École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts of Paris)

 

2012 - 2013

- Member of the admission jury for the École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts of Paris

- Participation in Micro Salon #3 in the gallery L'Inlassable (collective exhibition)

 

2013 - 2014

- Participation in the Salon de Poissy (Collective exhibition)

- Participation in the 16th International Biennale of Engraving of Sarcelles

- Participation in the exhibition Othello - Rebirth (Collective exhibition in the abandoned cinema Othellos in Paphos, following the proposition of the Rebirth day concept by Michelangelo Pistoletto)

- Organizing a stopmotion animation workshop in the Studio 13/16 of the Centre Pompidou (As a part of the event Stopmotion, curated by Boris Tissot). The film created on the occasion can be seen here: https://vimeo.com/89405017

- Participation in the event Conférences Musicales in the Théâtre de Verre, in Paris, with the performance Workhouse

 

2014 - 2015

- Participation in the AIMS (Artiste Intervenant en Milieu Scolaire) program in Saint Ouen (Paris suburbs)

- Drawing Professor for students of the HEC (Haute Ecole de Commerce) in Paris

- Presentation of the Workhouse performance during the Salon de Montrouge in Montrouge, Paris

- Participation in the StreetArt Square Festival in Paphos

 

2015 - 2016

- Creation of the Kimonos Art Center in Paphos. (http://kimonosartcenter.com)

- Teaching animation, printmaking and drawing in the Kimonos Art Center

- Creation of the animated sequences for Collapse / A Visual Concert by the Trio Dell'Arte

- Animation workshop with the Department of Digital Arts (Pole Numerique) of the National Superior Fine Arts School of Paris. The workshop took place in the Kimonos Art Center and was part of the first Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF / http://www.piffcyprus.com)

- Lecturer for the PIFF's workshops. (Lecture on the subject Action and Interaction / The history of combination of animated film and live action film

- Presentation of the animated short Sonata No.2 for violin and animation a short animated film accompanied by live classical music performed by Chrysostomos Neofytou, along with a selection of seven animated shorts at Almyra Hotel

- Publication of the first volume of the graphic novel series The Black Iron Prison Anthology: Amidst the Parade of Prisoners

- Participation to the Cyprus Comic Con as an independent creator

 

2017

- Creation of 16 animated short clips for the projection of the first Ceremony of the Youth Board of Cyprus Awards on the 15th of February at the Rialto Theater in Limassol, under the direction of Nicos Nicolaides

- Organizing the animation workshop at the EFC (European Film College) in Ebeltoft, Denmark, for the College's 2017 Art Week

- Organizing the project Big Mosaic for the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 and curating the collective exhibition of the project that took place from the 10th to the 30th of May in Ibrahim’s Khan in Paphos

- Lecturer for the IMF (International Motion Festival). Leture on the subject Action and Interaction / The history of combination of animated film and live action film

- Creation of the animated film for the audiovisual concert Janus by Chrysostomos Neofytou and Thibaud Verbe (on the music of Zacharias Mouzakis), that took place on the 17th and 20th of September, in the framework of the European Capital of Culture PAFOS2017.

- Co-curator for the exhibition Confrontation through art, a project created by Erato Toumazou, that took place at Technopolis20 on the 27th of September

- Jury Member for the Student Competition section of the Animasyros International Animation Festival + Agora that took place from the 28th of September to the 4th of October in Syros, Greece

- Founder and director of the first edition of the Animattikon Project, an animated film festival (http://animattikon.com), in the framework of the European Capital of Culture PAFOS2017

- Creation of the animated sequences for the presentation of Christina Athinodorou's compositions, with the title Re:Mains on the 11th of November

- Participation in the collective exhibition Re:print in Loukia and Michalakis Zampelas Museum

 

2018

- Printmaking workshop at the Loukia and Michalakis Zampelas Museum

- Ambassador for the European Animation Awards in Cyprus

- Participation in the Athens Animation Agora, an international animation forum organized by Animasyros International Animation Festival and ASIFA Greece, as a representative of the Animattikon project and the ambassador for the EAAs for Cyprus.

- Artistic director for the second edition of the Animattikon Project

- Animation workshop for children of the second elementary school of Germasogeia in Limassol

 

2019

- Stop Motion Animation Professor at the Cyprus University of Technology, in the Deparment of Multimedia and Graphic Arts