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Maria Bourbou was born and grew up in Athens. She studied Photography at the private photography school «E.M.E.F» Center of Study and Practice of Photography of Dimitrios Xliveros in Athens and German Language and Literature at the University of Kiel (D). She attended courses at the Hellenic American Union hold by Nikos Oikonomopoulos (Magnum agency) and by Jerry Schatzberg (photographer/ film director) as well as at the “Atelier de Lisboa” by Jem Southam (Plymouth University).


During the last years, Maria Bourbou is living and working in different countries in Europe. She created her studio at the "22Atelier", an independent space of artistic production and creation located in the center of Lisbon (Arroios).

Solo Exhibitions 

2021   «Photograph Μanipulation» CREATIVE DAYS, 1535 ° Creative Hub, Luxembourg

2020   «Nude», FokiaNou Art Space, Athens, Greece

2019   «Epifaneia», Kennedy gallery, Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece

2018   «Oceano», Urban Installation in collaboration with Metro Stages, Syntagma Metro station, Athens, Greece 

2016   «Belville», Instituto Camões, Lisbon, Portugal

2015    Presentation of «Epifaneia»at, University of Architecture in Porto, Portugal

2014   «Laskarine», LX-Factory, gallery Teambox, Lisbon, Portugal

2010   «Les Musiciens», House of Mauboussin Joaillier, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg

2009   «Horizons à part», Konrad Adenauer Building of the European Parliament, Luxemburg   

2008   «Countries», NAMSA, Capellen, Luxembourg


2008   «Le Nu», Mystik Gallery-café, Luxembourg-City, Luxembourg

Group Exhibitions 

2022  «On the Magic Mountain», FokiaNou Art Space, Athens 


2022  «Digital Art, A New World», The European Centre/Contemporary Space Athens, Athens


2021  «Sublime« Fellner Louvigny, Luxembourg

2020  «Cheapart Athens 2020» Online Exhibition


2020  «Love and Disaster in Athens», FokiaNou Art Space, curated by Mary Cox and Panagiotis Voulgaris, Athens, Greece

2018    Salon du CAL 2018, Tramsschapp, Luxembourg

2018   «The book as an Art form Contemporary Artists’ Books 2»,

             organized by Project 2, at the Old Library Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece

2018   «Mediterranean Shots», Greek Triptych, 5th Edition Film Festival, "Olhares do Mediterrâneo",  

             Greek/Luso Cultural Association, Cinema São Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal

2018   «Cheapart/83rd TIF», Thessaloniki International Fair and Art Project 25/25, Thessaloniki, Greece

2018   «Back to Athens 6», International Art Festival, "Nothing is really Queered",

             curated by George Georgakopoulos/Christian Rupp. Presenting the digital poem Myopia / Installation, Athens, Greece

2018   «Gender and Other Boundaries», Museum of Archeology and Ethnography of Setúbal, Portugal


2017   «Cheapart 23 years», Cheap Art gallery, Athens

2017   «Urban event», Cultrua, Largo do Dr. José de Figueiredo, Lisbon, Portugal

2016   «Pixels e Sais de Prata», A Pequena Galeria with the work «Illusion in Gold», Lisbon, Portugal

2016   «Contemporary Artist's Books», Association of Greek Archeologists, Athens, Greece

2015   «Belville», in the framework of the Luxembourg Presidency, Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas Gallery,

             Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece

2009   «Countries», Foyer Socioculturel, place des Baillis, Rodemack, France

2006   «Study of body», exhibition organized by young Greek Artists, Kifissia, Greece


2018   «Salon du CAL 2018»Exhibition Catalogue (Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg)


2018   «Gender and Other Boundaries», Exhibition Catalogue


2014   «Laskarine», Booklet, Self-published

Luxembourg ART WALK – Youtube channel

Maria Bourbou, together with Kostas Deko, has created the Youtube channel Luxembourg Art Walk,

presenting short videos of the contemporary art scene in Luxembourg.

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