BIO

VeraIona

 

PERFORMANCES

The moment

sΩmatic performance

Playback

Orthostasia

Waiting for the spring

Mummy

Run

The beginning

The pistol

Bread and salt

The dress

 

FILMOGRAPHY

I'm a child

Metanoia

Postmans never comes

Tableau vivant

Swag

Burry the dead

 

THEATRICAL WORK

Cranes

Little red ridding hood

Medea

 

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EXHIBITIONS

CONTACTS
1986, Simferopol USSR                                        1222

                                                      photo by Alexandr Evseev

 
Vera Iona is a filmmaker and performance artist.

Currently lives and works between Moscow and Athens.
Vera's Greek-Soviet background determined the interplay of the cultural codes in her art practices.

From early childhood the artist was fascinated by the question of body placement in space. She practiced choreography and studied architecture which became her first profession. Her growing interest in Art brought her to, The All-Russian State University of Cinematography named after S.A.Gerasimov (VGIK) to study movie direction, and also to The Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.

Currently Vera is seeking to fuse her diverse backgrounds venturing into experiments of performance in the cinema. 

EDUCATION

2009-2014  All-Russian State University of Cinematography named after S.A. Gerasimov (aka VGIK). Moscow, Russia.

Degree: Fiction film, - TV & film director, teacher

2013-2014  Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow (ICA), Russia.

Education program: "NewArt Strategies" 

2004-2009 The Odessa State academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Odessa, Ukraine.

Degree:Architecture of Building and Structures 

 

AWARDS

2014. Main Prize, International Media Art Festival, Krasnoyarsk. 

2014. Goldsmiths College / ICA Moscow, Exchange Programm.

 

WORKSHOPS 

2015. 4th International Workshop in Attis Theatre. "The Method of Theodoros Terzopoulos". 

2015. Moscow Training Center, Advanced Course. 

2013 - 2014. PYRFYR. Performance School by Elena Kovylina. SOLYANKAVPA. Moscow, Russia. 

2008. Contemporary dance workshop led by Iñaki Azpillaga. Kalamata Dance Festival. 

2008. Workshop “Repeating Dinstance” led by Guy Cools & Lin Snelling. Kalamata Dance Festival. 

2007 - 2008. L.S.A. Laboratory of Scenography Athens. 

2005. Contemporary dance workshop led by Jeremy Nelson. Kalamata Dance Festival.