George Tzelesis – short Biography
George Tzelesis was born in Chania, Greece in 1960. He is sculpting from 1967.( Self-taft ) He became interested in sound sculpture in 1988 during a short stadies period (telescope making ) in New York . He builds unusual electromechanical instruments using materials he often finds in the waste recycling plant where he works.
He has held several atomic exhibitions and performances including:
Castelli town, Crete, Greece (1996) Klathmonos square Athens, Greece (1997) Stones’In Neoria ,Chania,(1998) Goethe Institut. At the harbor in Icaria island, Greece (1999) ‘Religion & music ‘ Giali-jamisi ,Chania Greece. (2000 ) In the middle of the road “Las Ramblas”, Barcelona, Spain (2002 At an old Islamic mosque in Chania, Greece (2004) ECO-festival of Chania,Greece (2008) Florence Biennale .Italy (2009)
He is the founder of the “Sogroup” movement. www.sogroup.gr
He is currently living and working in Chania.
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