Thanos likes to define himself as a hybrid thinker. A creator of varied forms and contexts he orchestrates and makes research projects that balance between contemporary art & design making people reflect upon their actions and the world we live in. A keen observer of the natural world that surrounds us, he is interested in transcending the limits of conventional anthropocentric perception bringing together the fields of art, science & philosophy. He has participated in numerous exhibitions around the world and has given lectures on various occasions in Europe and China. In 2008 he founded together with Katia Meneghini CTRLZAK Studio based in Milan of which he is also the creative director. When he is not there his research trips take him to strange places sometimes as far as the reaches of Timespace and beyond.

TETRAEDRO [group exhibition] curated by Alberto Zanchetta @ Otto Gallery (Bologna, Italy)

TETRAEDRO

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HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP [group exhibition] @ CalArts Exhibition Hall (Los Angeles, USA)

HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP

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ΑΘΑΝΑ TIMESPACE [personal exhibition] @ CalArts Studios (Los Angeles, USA)

ΑΘΑΝΑ TIMESPACE

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BETWEEN REALMS [personal exhibition] @ Bianconi Gallery (Milan, Italy)

BETWEEN REALMS

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WHITE FLAG curated by Silvana Annichiarico & Giorgio Camuffo @ Triennale di Milano (Milan, Italy)

WHITE FLAG

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COMPENDIO DI PITTURA II [group exhibition] curated by Alberto Zanchetta & Matteo Fato @ Bianconi Gallery (Milan, Italy)

COMPENDIO DI PITTURA II

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CASA CANVAS PROJECT [group exhibition] curated by Laura Gabelotto @ Casa Canvas (Carate, Italy)

CASA CANVAS PROJECT

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TRANS-DESIGN: NEW CREATURES [group exhibition] curated by Feng Feng @ West Bund Art Center (Shanghai, China)

TRANS-DESIGN: NEW CREATURES

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NEW CREATURES [group exhibition] curated by Feng Feng @ OCT Art & Design Gallery (Shenzhen, China)

NEW CREATURES

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NON ESISTONO OGGETTI BRUTTI [an interdisciplinary project] curated by Alberto Zanchetta & Thanos Zakopoulos @ Bianconi Gallery (Milan, Italy)

NON ESISTONO OGGETTI BRUTTI

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POST-HUMAN [group exhibition] curated by Maurizio Caldirola @ MARCO Contemporary Art Centre (Monza, Italy)

POST-HUMAN

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ARTEFIERA BOLOGNA [participation with Maurizio Caldirola Gallery] (Bologna, Italy)

ARTEFIERA BOLOGNA

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DISFUNZIONE MEDITERRANEA [group exhibition] curated by Alberto Zanchetta @ Otto Gallery (Bologna, Italy)

DISFUNZIONE MEDITERRANEA

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1:1 STOPOVER [group exhibition] curated by Cittadellarte @ MSUM (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

1:1 STOPOVER

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HYBRIDIZATION IS THE NEW AUTHENTICATION [group exhibition] curated by Dean Brown & Erica Fusaro @ ilivetomorrow Gallery (Hong Kong, HK)

HYBRIDIZATION IS THE NEW AUTHENTICATION

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AERAS TEHNIS [personal exhibition] curated by CTRLZAK @ Atelier Spyros Vassiliou (Eretria, Greece)

AERAS TEHNIS

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COLLIDER / ΜΗ-TOΠΟΣ /非地/ SICHTFELD [personal exhibition] curated by Sergio Daolio @ Secondopiano (Milan, Italy)

COLLIDER / ΜΗ-TOΠΟΣ /非地/ SICHTFELD

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COLLIDER / ΜΗ-TOΠΟΣ /非地/ SICHTFELD: PHOTOWORKS BY THANOS ZAKOPOULOS [book presentation] @ Design Library (Milan, Italy)

COLLIDER / ΜΗ-TOΠΟΣ /非地/ SICHTFELD: PHOTOWORKS BY THANOS ZAKOPOULOS

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PATER IMON [group exhibition] curated by Harris Kondosphyris @ Kalos & Klio Showroom (Thessaloniki, Greece)

PATER IMON

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DIADROMES [group exhibition] curated by Ioannis Mpolis @ National Museum of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki, Greece)

DIADROMES

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6TH SHENZHEN SCULPTURAL EXHIBITION [group exhibition] curated by Feng Boyi @ OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (Shenzhen, China)

6TH SHENZHEN SCULPTURAL EXHIBITION

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HARMONIOUS FUTURE URBAN BLUEPRINT [personal exhibition] curated by Alistair Gentry @ Studio B, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (Shenzhen, China)

HARMONIOUS FUTURE URBAN BLUEPRINT

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FOR FOUR [group exhibition] curated by Wang Jing @ Borges Art Library (Guangzhou, China)

FOR FOUR

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1ST BIENNALE OF THESSALONIKI [collaboration with PPC_T/Farkadona project] @ Port of Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, Greece)

1ST BIENNALE OF THESSALONIKI

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MIART ’07 [participation with Unorossodue Gallery] (Milan, Italy)

MIART ’07

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ANATOMY REVISED [personal exhibition] curated by Alessandro Mancassola @ Unorossodue Gallery (Milan, Italy)

ANATOMY REVISED

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MIART ’06 [participation with Unorossodue Gallery] (Milan, Italy)

MIART ’06

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PROGRESSIVE HOPES [group exhibition] curated by Biljana Tomic @ Chaos Art Gallery (Belgrade, Serbia)

PROGRESSIVE HOPES

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40 X 40 [group exhibition] curated by Sebastiano Zanetti and Francesco Bonazzi @ PaD Gallery (Verona, Italy)

40 X 40

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89.MA COLLETTIVA GIOVANI [group exhibition] @ Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation (Venice, Italy)

89.MA COLLETTIVA GIOVANI

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II BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE [group exhibition] @ Millenium Museum (Beijing, China)

II BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE

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FLOATING SITES [workshop and artistic interventions inside the 51st Biennale] organised by nKA/ICA & IUAV @ Biennale d’Arte di Venezia (Venice, Italy)

FLOATING SITES

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CASTING [project conception and realisation, member of group casTiNg] @ Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation & Biennale d'Arte di Venezia (Venice, Italy)

CASTING

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MAPENNING [group exhibition] curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist & Armin Linke @ Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation (Venice, Italy)

MAPENNING

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UNBUILT ROADS [participation in Domus Circular] curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist @ San Siro Stadium (Milan, Italy)

UNBUILT ROADS

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WAR, PEACE, ETC. [group exhibition] curated by Lewis Baltz & Antonello Fongia @ Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation (Venice, Italy)

WAR, PEACE, ETC.

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VENICE VILLAGE [group exhibition] curated by Paolo de Grandis @ Palazzo Delle Prigioni (Venice, Italy)

VENICE VILLAGE

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BLACK BOX IN WHITE CUBE [collective artistic interventions] curated by Alessandro Mancassola @ Unorossodue Gallery (Milan, Italy)

BLACK BOX IN WHITE CUBE

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TRANSMISSION [public art project] curated by Zero(+), in collaboration with Joseph Kosuth & Rikrit Tiravanija (Bassano, Italy)

TRANSMISSION

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XI BIENNIAL OF YOUNG ARTISTS FROM EUROPE & MEDITERRANEAN [group exhibition] @ A. Tritsis National Park (Athens, Greece)

XI BIENNIAL OF YOUNG ARTISTS FROM EUROPE & MEDITERRANEAN

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REAL PRESENCE III [workshop and group exhibition] curated by Biljana Tomic & Dobrila Denegri, participation with AENAO group @ Museum 25th May (Belgrade, Serbia)

REAL PRESENCE III

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