Athina Antoniadou was born in Nicosia in 1962. She studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland (1981-1985). In 1989 she began her PhD at the Fine Arts School of Madrid, which she intermitted in 1994. In 2000 she co-ran KITA, an underground artistic community in Berlin, where she lived for 13 years. She has explored shamanism in Africa, Latin America, and Cyprus. For two years she was the director of the Argo Gallery in Nicosia, a space where the artist explored themes such as the return to nature and the artist's responsibility.
Athina Antoniadou, City at Night, 1996, Ιnk on paper, 6 x 22 cm