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SYLVIA NICOLAIDES

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BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1984 in Cyprus, Sylvia Nicolaides received her Bachelor’s Fine Arts Degree from Chelsea College of Art and Design (University of the Arts) London and her second Master’s Degree in Audio-Visual Studies in the Academy of Performing Arts, in the Film and Television department (FAMU) in Prague, Czech Republic.

 

She participated in several group art exhibitions and her films were screened at several film festivals both in Cyprus and internationally. In 2013 she participated in the exhibition ‘Catharsis/Rebirth’ in Paphos, Cyprus and co-directed a short film presentation from it, which was selected and presented in the Louvre Museum in Paris as part of the Michelangelo Pistoletto’s exhibition ‘Annee Un – Le Paradis Sur Terre’. In 2014 she directed the 3D video art ‘Airground’ which was premiered at the 3D Korea Film Festival in Seoul and awarded with the Jury's Special Prize.

 

She is the co-founder of Kimonos Art Center in Paphos, Cyprus and also co-founder and director of the Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF).

CURICULUM VITAE

2012 - 2014      Academy of Performing Arts (AMU), Prague

                        Film and Television Faculty (FAMU)

                        Master of Audio - Visual Studies

                   

2007 - 2010     University of the Arts, London

                        Chelsea College of Art and Design

                        Bachelor of Fine Arts

                     

2006 - 2007    University of Exeter, UK

                        Master of Visual Arts and the Creative Arts in Education

                       

2002 - 2006    University of Cyprus, Nicosia

                        Bachelor of Education Sciences - Primary Education

                         

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