David Benforado was born in Athens in 1977. He studied painting and sculpture/installation at Brandeis University (USA) under Graham Campbell, Susan Lichman, Tom Bills and Enrico Gatson. He continued his studies at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts (Budapest) under Akos Birkas.

Selected Exhibitions (2014-2022)

2022: Cataclysms, Kourd Gallery, Athens
2021: De Terra e de Bentu, Una Boccata d’Arte, Fondazione Elpis, Sardinia

2018: Goats and the Abstract Truth, Kourd Gallery, Athens

2015: Part 3: Between Sound and Silence, Kourd Gallery, Athens 

          Part 2: Between Sound and Silence, Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens 

2014: Part 1: Between Sound and Silence, Griechische Kulturstiftung, Berlin 


2021: A Grammar of Gestures, Kourd Gallery, Athens
2018: Poetry of Memory, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethimnon, Crete 

-Salon@Kourd, Kourd Gallery, Athens 

2017: No Net Working, Galeria Huuto, Helsinki
2016: Kölner Liste, Artfein Gallery, Köln
Mechanics of Space, Nitra Gallery, Thessaloniki 

Fragments of a Broken Season, Hilbert Raum, Berlin 

2015: Light and Heavy, Hilbert Raum, Berlin 

Kenophobia, CAN Gallery, Athens
Lange Nacht der Kultur, Internationales Sommeratelier Aschersleben, Germany 


2015: Internationales Sommeratelier Aschersleben, Germany 

Project participations 

2015 & 2016: KunstAutomat Projekt, Jewish Museum, Berlin 


2021 Ney performance, Una Boccata d’Arte, Tratalias, Sardinia 

2015 Ney performance, Kourd Gallery, Athens
2014 Ney performance, Griechische Kulturstiftung, Berlin

2014 Fukushima: The Aftermath, Painting & Music performance with Antonis Anissegos, The Story of Berlin

(photo: Sara Deidda)