Stella Baraklianou (b. Greece) is a U.K. based artist and lecturer in photography. She holds an MA (2002) from the University of Westminster in Photographic studies and a Practice-based Phd (2007) from Goldsmiths. Her practice is mainly photographic that expands into installation, publishing and writing on photography. She is interested in experimental processes and practices of photography.
She has completed international residencies, including Sydney College of Arts, Sydney, Australia (2008). Between 2009-10 she resided in Los Angeles, California where she also taught at OTIS College of Art and Design as an Adjunct Lecturer.
In January 2016 she was selected for the “New Materiality” residency at the prestigious Banff Centre for Arts, Alberta, Canada.
In 2016 her work was selected from an international open call and was included in the group show “Photography is Magic” at the Aperture Foundation, in New York (July – August 2016). The exhibition was curated by Charlotte Cotton, one of the most eminent curators of contemporary photography. Her work is currently held at private art collections in Los Angeles and at the Paul D. Fleck Archive of Artists Books at the Banff Arts Centre.


Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Photography, University of Huddersfield,
School of Art, Design & Architecture,
Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, UK


2003-07: Phd Research by practice, Visual Arts Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

2001-02: MA Photographic Studies, University of Westminster


2017: April 28th - May 2nd "Island. The wind constantly" Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds

2017: October (forthcoming), "The Conditions of Production" Eleftheria Tselioy Gallery, Athens, Greece

2017: June 10th "Orchid and the metal: walking, talking and sharing London's hidden occult histories" AntiUniversity Now, Chisenhale Studios, London

2017: March 16th - 22nd "An offering to Baba Yaga" Serf, Leeds

2017: March 3rd -4th Pages, 20th International Contemporary Artists Book Fair, Tetley’s Leeds, participation with self-published books “Container I” and “Container II”

2016: October "Artists Book Fair" following selection, Impressions Gallery, Bradford

2016: September 7th – 12th "Interacting Art: working un-works and un-working works", Raum schif, Linz, Austria  

2016: July 15th - August 11th "Photography is Magic" Aperture Foundation, New York. Curated by Charlotte Cotton

2016: February "Project Space" Banff Arts Centre, Alberta, Canada

2015: November "Grand Art Project 3" Grand Opera, Leeds, UK

2015: July "The art of Wandering" Curate Sheffield Project, Sheffield, UK

2014: February "Members exhibition" M-E-X-I-C-O Project Spaces, Leeds

2010: September; “Let down your hair”, individual photographic installation, part of ActionField Kodra, Thessaloniki Art Festival, Greece

2009: October; Material Press Fundraiser Auction, Los Angeles, CA

2008: April; “The space of time” PhotoBiennale, Thessaloniki, Greece, Port of Thessaloniki, Warehouse C, accompanied by catalogue of the Biennale

2004: June; “XS” at FA Projects, Contemporary Art, London

2004: February; “Cocktail III” Group show of photographic work, Deluxe Gallery, Hoxton Square London

2003: August; “Encounters” group photography exhibition, Century Gallery, London accompanied by catalogue, with text by David Bate


2017: June, The Institute of Things to Come, Fondazione Sandretto, Turin, Italy

2017: June, Textile workshop with Tilleke Schwarz, Manchester Portico Library

2016: New Materiality, Residency Banff Arts Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada

2012: WARP Artists Village, C-Mine, Genk, Belgium

2008-09: Self funded residency, Los Angeles, California, USA

2008: July; Artist in Residence/Visiting Scholar Sydney College of Arts, The University of Sydney, Rozelle Campus, Sydney N.S.W. Australia


2017: "Nocturne" The Brunswick, Leeds
2005: Video screening of “I see myself being seen” part of Liquid Culture 3, Creative Commons Licensing agreement, Small Hall Auditorium, Goldsmiths, London
2004: Artist’s talk of the work in progress, Deluxe Gallery, Hoxton, London


2017: "Island: the wind constantly" Review of solo exhibition by Karen Tobias-Green, Corridor 8, Leeds

2017: "Container III" ,Self- published artists book, Limited edition of 60 handmade artists books
2016: "Container II" , Self- published artists book, Limited edition of 60 handmade artists books
2015: "Container I" , Self- published artists book, Limited edition of 60 handmade artists books
2010: May; “Picture from window”, series of work published for Wip, Issue 8; online curated journal of contemporary photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
2009: March; Material Press, Limited Editions, online publication of text and works,
2008: April; Exhibition catalogue for the 1st PhotoBiennale Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece 2003: June; Daylight, by David Bate, catalogue for the exhibition Encounters, Century Gallery