Aristide Antonas, The narrative of the flying door, Extended beds and screens, 2015. Courtesy Aristide Antonas.
Aristide Antonas is an architect, author and PHD of Philosophy (University of Paris X). He was also the co-commissioner of the Greek pavilion at the 9th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2004. His agency won the 2015 ArchMarathon prize for their Open Air Office, and was nominated for the Iakov Chernikov prize (2011). He runs the Architectural Design Masters program at the University of Thessaly.
His research combines philosophy, art, literature and architecture. He tackles issues relating to our habitat through the creation of private residences and speculative projects. The architectural and visual art he creates has been presented in various places including the Venice Biennale and at New York’s New Museum. He is the author of six works of fictions and two theatre plays.