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Vasia Ampatzi

Vasia Ampatzi is a mixed media artist who experiments with different techniques to avoid restrictions during the creative process and to evoke a union of sensations. Making artworks that are rooted in narrative, she investigates the possibility of transformation of human behaviors and beliefs. Her research is concentrated on posing questions and on inspiring people to find their voice to resist against the inequalities and stereotypes. Her projects explore injustice, memory, human rights, feminism, and religion. Born and raised in Greece, Ampatzi holds a MSc in Marketing & Communication Specialization in International Marketing and a BSc in Marketing & Advertising. Currently she lives in the US where she pursues an MFA in Creative Technologies at Virginia Tech.