Zora Volantes studied from 1994 to 2000 at the University of the Arts, Berlin, with Rebecca Horn and Katharina Sieverding, and in 2000 she graduated from Rebecca Horn’s master class. As an artist, she deals with questions relating to the protection and preservation of the earth and the danger that humans pose to it, for example, in the room installation and performance Planet Lost? in Weimar (2019) and Berlin (2021). She also addresses social and political changes. Recently, she conducted a series of nocturnal performances about the Coronavirus in public places, including: Don’t Touch Me (November 2020) and Dead Walk (March 2021) on the Museum Island in Berlin. The work of Zora Volantes includes room installations, performances, and drawings. She is represented in exhibitions in Germany and abroad, and she has received numerous grants and awards. From 2018 to 2019, she was a lecturer at the EC-Europa Campus Frankfurt and developed a module for a new course in the field of arts management.
Zora Volantes was a resident at the Tarabya Cultural Academy from May 2014 to January 2015.