Maria Papadimitriou is known for her ability as an artist to investigate collaborative projects and for collective activities that highlight the interconnection between art and social reality.
She teaches at the Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, and is the founder of T.A.M.A. (Temporary Autonomous Museum for All) (1998) and SOUZY TROS Art Canteen (2012). In 2003 she won the Deste Foundation Prize. Papadimitriou’s work has been shown internationally in private and public institutions, including the Onassis Foundation, Greece (2016); 56th Venice Bienniale, Italy (2015); DESTE Foundation, Greece (2014); Museum of Contemporary Art, Marseille (2012); Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark (2011); Royal Academy of Arts, London (2010–11); Haifa Mediterranean Biennale, Israel (2010); 10th Lyon Bienniale, France (2009); Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (2009); 7th Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2007); 1st Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (2007); 1st Bienal de Arquitectura Arte Paisaje de Canarias (2006-7); Pavilion of Contemporary Art, Milan (2006); Bâtiment d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (2007); EPO Munich (2006); MM Projects Rincon, Puerto Rico (2004); Olivetti Foundation, Rome (2004); Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid (2004); Manifesta04, Frankfurt (2003); and 25th Sao Paulo Bienniale (2002).