Grigoris G. Gaitanaros is a lawyer and the founder of Face the Fact Co. (2012). He studied law (Demokritus University of Thrace), dance (I.F.P.R.O.-Paris), art&design (MA-Middlesex University of London) and creative writing (MA-Open University of Greece). He writes stories and articles published in online and printed magazines, as well as directs and produces short films and performances, participating in festivals, lectures and educational programs in Greece and abroad. He is the writer of the short story collection ''Half a dozen'', by Topos publishing house (2021).

 

BOOKS

Half a dozen_short story collection

Topos books - publishing house, 2021

 

MAGAZINES

The Disease _short story

O anagnostis - literary magazine, 2021

Split Second_short story

Mandagoras - literary magazine, n.64, 2021

Clean Hands_short story

Μονόκλ - literary magazine, 2021

Late Evenings_short story

Περί Oυ - literary magazine, 2021

Ni Dieu, Ni Maître_article

BookSitting - literary magazine, 2020

Star, Trash and Strass Pants_short story

Culture Book - literary magazine, 2020

Homo Σκέτος_short story

BookSitting - literary magazine, 2020

Roza_short story

Μονόκλ - literary magazine, 2020

The Vow_short story

Μονόκλ - literary magazine, 2018

The Last Time_short story

Μονόκλ - literary magazine, 2018

Charlie_flash fiction

Frear - literary magazine, 2018

The Meaning of Education_article

Politisonline - journal, 2015

Art is Not a Luxury_article

Provocateur - journal, 2015

 

CINEMA

The First End_short script

BEST SHORT FICTION SCRIPT AWARD, Silk Road Film Awards - Cannes, 2020

BEST SHORT FICTION SCRIPT AWARD, International Cosmocinema Festival Awards, 2020

Good Boy_short script

BEST SHORT FICTION SCRIPT AWARD, London Greek Film festival, 2020

JaZz'D_short film 

Miden Video Art Festival, 2020 (Online Edition)

11th Athens Video Dance Project (Online Edition)

FilmFest by Rogue Dancer, 2021 (Solo-discovery Edition)

When One Faces Two_short film

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM AWARD, London Greek Film Festival 2019 (London - UK)

Tipperary International Dance Festival 2019 (Tipperary - Ireland)

9th Athens Video Dance Project (Athens - Greece)

7th International Video Poetry Festival (Athens - Greece)

Soul Washer_short film 

London Greek Film Festival, 2018 (London - UK)

8th Athens Video Dance Project (Athens - Greece)

Paragon Film Festival, 2018 (MovieScreenPro)

Intermediaciones - Videoarte y Video Experimental Festival, 2017 (Medellin - Colombia)

Tipperary International Dance Festival, 2017 (Tipperary - Ireland)

8th Bridges International Film Festival, 2017 (Peloponnese - Greece)

Bankman_short film 

London Greek Film Festival, 2016 (London – UK)

On Performance Symposium, Michael Cacoyiannis Foundation, 2016 (Athens - Greece)

8th Performance Dinners by Chelsea college of Arts & Maria Paschalidou, 2015 (Athens - Greece)

 

LECTURES

The Creative Process / Concept mappings

AKTO-Middlesex University of London, MA in Art & Design 2021 (Athens - Greece)

Us -and- the Others / Videodance as an expressive & educational tool

Athens School of Fine Arts, 7thAthens Video Dance Project 2017 (Athens - Greece)

Performance & Politics / Is performance making anti-capitalist way of production (and if so, how)?

MCF, On Performance Symposium 2016 (Athens - Greece)

Expanding the Rhythm / Research strategies

AKTO-Middlesex University of London, MA in Art & Design 2015 (Athens - Greece)

 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

The Third Bell (3rd high school of Nikaia) 

Piraeus Municipal Theater, 2017 (Athens - Greece)

The Third Bell (1rst professional high school of Piraeus) 

Piraeus Municipal Theater, 2016 (Athens - Greece)

 

DANCETHEATER PERFORMANCES

I Saw you

In Progress/Feedback Festival 2013, Kinitiras Theater (Athens - Greece)

The Pathless Land 

Page 31 Festival 2012 (Spring), Contemporary Art Meeting Point (Athens – Greece)

Analysis Project 

Page 31 Festival 2012 (Fall), Contemporary Art Meeting Point (Athens - Greece)