Alkaios Spyrou

Born February 23, 1991 | Currently lives and studies in The Hague, Netherlands



2018-20        MA Artistic Research, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL

2014-17         BA Fine Art, First Class (Hons), Middlesex University, London, UK


Prizes & Awards

2018              GM Arts Prize, Shortlisted, GM Chamber of Commerce, Manchester, UK

2017              John Walker Prize, Outstanding Academic Achievement, Middlesex University, London, UK


Group Shows

2018         Beautiful world, where are you?, Liverpool Biennal, Liverpool, UK

                 Bloomberg New Contemporaries, South London Gallery, London, UK

                 Once in EuropaWhitechapel Gallery, London, UK

                  Report - Notes from Reality, European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck, DE

                  Visions at the Nunnery, Nunnery Gallery, London, UK

                  OGA Video Art Exhibitions, Ospizio Giovani Artisti, Rome, IT  

                  GM Arts Prize Exhibition, Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

                  VALS Series, Prague College, Prague, CZ  

                  NN Biennial Open Exhibition, NN Contemporary Art, Northampton, UK

2017          Season Opening Concert, Institute of Sonology, Royal Conservatoire, Den Haag, NL

                   Ephemere Series, Studio Loos, Den Haag, NL

                   Free Range, The Old Truman Brewery, London, UK 

                   Watch This Space, Beaconsfield Gallery, London, UK

2016          Creative Debuts x Bond Dickinson, Bond Dickinson, Newcastle, UK 

                   Openloop, New River Studios, London, UK

                    Forward, Islington Arts Factory, London, UK


Film Festivals

2018             IndieLisboa International Film Festival, Official Selection, Lisbon, PT

2018             Athens Avant Garde Film Festival, Official Selection, Athens, GR

2018             Tally Shorts Film FestivalJury Award Nominee, Tallahassee, US

2018             Nacht van de Kortfilm, 2nd Selection, Antwerp, BE

2017             Blow-Up International Arthouse Film FestivalOfficial Selection, Chicago, US

2017             Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Awards, Honourable Mention, Lisbon, PT




STOP. Magazine, “Nepenthe”, London, UK. June 16, 2017. 83-89.

Petrol Girls, Talk of Violence booklet, London, UK, Nov. 18, 2016.



British Films Directory, British Council Film, London, UK

LCF Special Collections, London College of Fashion, London, UK