Ektoras Binikos is an artist living in NYC. He was born in Greece in the island of Ikaria and was educated in Athens.
He received his degree in Film Direction from the Greek Film Institute (Lykourgos Stavrakos). After coming to New York, he furthered his studies at the New School University in Graphic Design/ Electronic Publishing as well as Video Production, and at Cooper Union in drawing & collages. Has exhibited his multi-media work in numerous exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe. His work incorporates disparate elements, from high art, to cinema, to comics, to politics, to conceptual art. Binikos' work has been published in the 2007 annual issue of Artworld Digest magazine. The Fall of 07 participated in Performa 07, the biannual event that takes place in NYC, with "Life Exchange" a project run by Wooloo productions, a Berlin-based art colective. In June of 2009 participated in the screening of "Flunking Calculus" with his videos "Zero" (approximation 1 & 2) at the Hyde Park Art Center/Chicago/IL.
This year is participating with some of his video works in the Human Emotion Project. An international traveling show, generated by Alison Williams of South Africa, which invites international artists using film/video to interpret human emotion visually for global screenings.