pokayio
Artist, Curator, and Coach. Associate Professor Athens School of Fine Arts

Polydoros Karuofyllis Poka-Yio

Poka-Yio lives and works in Athens. He is a visual artist, Associate Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts, curator, strategy consultant for organizations and personal coach for individuals and executives. He is Founding Director of the Athens Biennale since 2005 and has co-founded Alpha Station for Contemporary Art in Athens. He has been Executive Consultant of Visual Culture at Onassis Foundation 2019-2022. His art practice includes painting, performances, theater, and short films. The main theme of his work is the dipole Attraction-Aversion in an era defined by the Culture of Desire.