MARINA KASSIANIDOU is a visual artist whose work focuses on relationships between mark and surface. Her practice combines painting, drawing, collage, installation, and site-specific works. Her theoretical interests include philosophy, psychoanalytic theory, and feminist theory. She is currently completing a PhD in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art.
She graduated from Stanford University, as a CASP/Fulbright scholar, with degrees in Studio Art and Computer Science (both with Distinction). She obtained an MA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.
Her work has been shown in group and solo exhibitions in Europe and the USA. Selected awards include grants from the Leventis Foundation and fellowships at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Hambidge Center, and Ragdale Foundation.
She has participated in conferences in Europe and the USA and her writings have appeared in the journals ArtSEEN, The International Journal of the Image, and RevistArquis.