Faculty Member


 

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NameMs. Vicky Pericleous
DepartmentArts and Communication
RankAssistant Professor
Email (@frederick.ac.cy)art.pv
OfficeMain Buidling Art Faculty Office
Home Pagehttp://www.vickypericleous.com

Vicky Pericleous is a visual artist and Assistant Professor at Frederick University, Department of Arts and Communication. She teaches fine art and visual practice and theory related lessons, in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She holds a B.A (Hons) in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University, (1994-1997) and an M.A in Theatre Design / Scenography, (re-named Visual Language of Performance), from Wimbledon School of Art, London, (1997-1999). She extended her studies at the Venice Fine Art Academy, Italy, (1995-6) as part of an Erasmus scholarship. Pericleous’ work investigates her interest in examining and producing images where environments, gestures and encounters oscillate between reality and fiction, the familiar and the alien and notions of the near and far in respect to postcolonial situations and geographical and cultural imaginaries. She has taken part in solo and group shows in Cyprus and abroad and has presented work as an invited artist in seminars, conferences and organised talks. Her work has shown in exhibitions at various international venues including Espace Commines, Paris, Hasselblad Foundation in Gothenburg, Zahoor Ul Akhlaq Gallery of the National College of Arts, Lahore, Multiplied Art Fair, Christie’s, London as well as in various private galleries abroad. She has also exhibited in Evagoras Lanitis Centre, Limassol, and NiMAC –Municipal Art Centre, Omikron Gallery, Art Seen, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, amongst others, all in Nicosia. Pericleous exhibited in Monodrome, the 3rd Athens Biennale, and at Sanat Limani, as part of the European Capital of Culture Istanbul 2010. She has initiated and participated in the international visual-research project “Uncovered: Nicosia International Airport,” 2010-13. She has been an active member of the Noise of Coincidence Art Group, an international art group / whose focus has been to act as a social political platform and network agent within the cultural sphere of the Mediterranean and beyond.

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