Christodoulos Panayiotou


Solo Shows


Dying on Stage, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Kaaistudio’s, Brussels, Belgium

The Paradox of Acting, Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Friday, 3rd of February 1525, Kamel Mennour, Paris, France



Mármol Rosa , Casa Luis Barragan, Mexico City, Mexico

“I write, erase, rewrite, erase again, and then a poppy blooms”, CCA Kitakyushu Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan



Theories of Harm, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, France

Nine to Five (with Philip Wiegard), Nürnberg Kunstverein, Nuremberg, Germany



Two Days After Forever, The Cyprus Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Stories from the Lives of my Friends, Point Centre for Contemporary Art, Nicosia, Cyprus



The Permeability of Certain Matters (with Philip Wiegard), Spring Workshop, Hong Kong

35/22/35/36D, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden



Days and Ages (curated by Matilda Olof-Ors), Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Christodoulos Panayiotou (curated by Kevin Muhlem), Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg

In the Light of the Day the Fireflies are Like Any Other Insect (curated by Akiko Miyake), CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan

The Invention of Antiquity (curated by Reinhard Braun & Maren Lübbke-Tidow), Camera Austria, Graz, Austria



Tenuto, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

The Price of Copper / To Bring Back The World to The World (curated by Pierre Bal Blanc), CAC Brétigny, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France

One Thousand and One Days (curated by Dominic Molon), Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, USA



Christodoulos Panayiotou (curated by Ilina Koralova), Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany

Christodoulos Panayiotou (curated by Mats Stjernstedt), Norrlands Operan, Vita Cuben, Umea, Sweden



Christodoulos Panayiotou (curated by Beatrix Ruff), Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland

Christodoulos Panayiotou (curated by Michelle Cotton), Cubitt, London



Christodoulos Panayiotou, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Neverland, Rodeo, Istanbul

If Tomorrow Never Comes, together with Tanja Roscic, Freymond-Guth & Co., Fine Arts, Zürich, Switzerland



Prologue: Quoting Absence, Museum Of Modern Art Oxford, Arrivals, Oxford

Christodoulos Panayiotou – Video Works, National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Umjetnicka Galerija) – XXII International Festival Sarajevo (Sarajevo Winter 2006), Bosnia and Herzegovina



Forever is Gonna Start Tonight, Medieval Castle of Limassol, Limassol, Cyprus



You Make Me Feel Brand New, Archimede Staffolini Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus

Group Shows


WE, Rodeo, London, UK

Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

La Grand Monnayage, 8th Melle Biennale, Melle, France

Raymond, Grand Hotel et des Palmes, Palermo, Italy

The Classical Now, King’s College London, London, UK

Volcano Extravaganza 18, Total Anastrophes, Dhaka Art Summit, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Matrix for Actual Time, Museo de Art Contemporânea de Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil

Lettres de la mer, IX Rencontres Internationales Monaco et la Méditerranée, Musée Océanographique, Monaco

Love, Kallmann Museum Ismaning, Ismaning, Germany

Multitudinous Seas, Fondation Hippocréne, Paris, France

Nuits Blanche, Pont Alexandre III, Paris, France



Floating Worlds, 14th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France

Medusa: Bijoux et Tabous, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

SEVER, Galeria Boavista, Lisbon, Portugal

SI SEDES NON IS, The Breeder, Athens, Greece

DESTE PRIZE: AN ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION 1999-2015,Cycladic Ar Museum, Athens, Greece

Sharjah Biennial 13, Sharjah, UAE

Plànetes, Pafos 2017, Pafos, Cyprus

Landscapes, Evagoras Lanitis Centre, Limassol, Cyprus



Sharjah Biennial 13, Sharjah, UAE

Plànetes, Pafos 2017, Pafos, Cyprus

Landscapes, Evagoras Lanitis Centre, Limassol, Cyprus

Completely Something Else, Point Centre for Contemporary Art, Nicosia, Cyprus

Jump, CAC Brétigny, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France

D’une Mediterranee, l’autre, FRAC Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, Marseille, France

Terra Mediterranea: In Action, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany

Renconres d’Arles Discovery Prize, Grande Halle, Arles, France

Prediction, Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Tension Economy, Parc Saint Léger, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, France

Hypnos Project, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greexe

The Natural Order of Things, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

Happy Endings, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reins, France

Cher(e)s Ami(e)s, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France



War II. MOSTYN, Wales

Ametria (based on an idea by Roberto Cuoghi), DESTE Foundation at Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

Dirty Linen (curated by Myriam Ben Salah), DESTE Foundation at Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

Every Inclusion is an Exclusion of Other Possibilities, Salt, Istanbul, Turkey

The Chicken and The Egg, The Chicken, Rodeo, London, UK

The Fall, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

Two Days After Forever, Cyprus Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Chercher-le-garcon, Val De Marne, Contemporary Art Museum, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Fireworks out of Season – Riviera, Riviera open-air cinema, Athens, Greece

The Parliament of Things, Firstsite, Colchester, UK

Observations of Islands: Elsewhere, Franz Josefs Kai 3, Vienna, Austria

On the Moment of Change There Is Always a New Threshold of Imagination, Artspace, Aukland, Australia

Witness of the Century, Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico



On the Moment of Change There is Always a New Threshold of Imagination, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

Witness of the Century, Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico

Treasure Island, Municipal Arts Center, Nicosia, Cyprus

Soleil Politique: The Museum Between Light and Shadow, (curated by Pierre Bal-Blanc), Museion Bolzano, Italy

On the Devolution of Culture, Rob Tufnell Gallery, London, UK

The Centre For Dying On Stage #1, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

30/60 Opere della collezione del FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy

The Sea Is My Land, Triennale de Milano, Milan, Italy

8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

Touch Me Not – Byzantine Analogies, The Church of The Holy Cross, Cyprus

Invisible Violence, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

Hey, I’m Mr Poetic, Wysing Art Centre, Wysing, UK

Sacre 101, An Exhibition Based on The Rite of Spring (curated by Rapheal Gygax), Migros Museum, Zürich, Switzerland

Skeptical Thoughts on Love (curated by Adnan Yildiz), Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany



Une Doysee: 30 ans du FRAC Champagne-Ardenne Experience Pommery #11, (curated by Florence Derieux), Domaine Pommery, France

Some Issues of History (curated by Cornelia Kastelan & Valerie Knoll), Agathenburg Castle, Agathenburg, Germany

One Day Will Come When the Day Will Not Come (curated by Milovan Farronato), Future, Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic

At the Outset (conceived by Katarina Zdjelar), Circus, Berlin, Germany

A Trip to the Moon (curated by Fabiola Iza), Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico

If Not Always Permanently, Memorably (curated by James Richards), Spike Island, Bristol, UK

Do It (curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist), Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

The Sea is My Land (curated by Francesco Bonami & Emanuela Mazzoni), Maxxi, Rome, Italy

L’image pensée (curated by Donatien Grau), Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, France

Inseldasein (Being an Island) (curated by Kasha Bittner & Catalina Lozano), Daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany

The Magic of the State (curated by Silvia Sgualdini), Lisson Gallery, London, UK / Cairo, Egypt

P&Co, (driven by Aram Moshayedi, Carter Mull, Jesse Willenbring), Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, USA



All That Shines Ain’t No Gold, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

Kann es Liebe Sain (curated by Nora Mayr and Gilles Neiens), Grim Museum, Berlin, Germany

Liverpool Biennale (The Unexpected Guest), (curated by Lorenzo Fusi), Liverpool, UK

When Attitudes Become Form Become Attitudes (curated by Jens Hoffmann), CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA

Echigo Tsumari Triennale (curated by Fram Kitagawa), Niigata, Japan

Contarlo Todo sin Saber Como (curated by Martí Manen), CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo de la Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

dOCUMENTA (13) (curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev), Kassel, Germany

Die (IV) (curated by Christian Kobald), COCO Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Utopia (curated by Elena Parpa and Maria Stathi), Evagoras Lanitis Center, Limassol, Cyprus

Maison Opera (curated by Denis Pernet), Le Commun, Bac- Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

You Are Not Alone (curated by Hilde Teerlinck and Irène Aristziabal) Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Thailand

The Land Seen From The Sea (curated by Martha Kirzenbaum), Galeria Stereo, Poznan, Poland

Demonstrations Making Normative Orders (curated by Fanti Baum, Britta Peters and Dr. Sabine Witt), Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

Danser sa vie prospectif cinema (curated by Christine Macel and Emma Lavigne), Centre Pompidou, Paris, France



Constellation (or the Inspiration Show), Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

You Have Been There (curated by Marie Muracciole), Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA

The Night Life Guide (curated by Patrick C. Haas), Department of Art History, Bonn University, Germany

Incongrue quand l’art fait rire (curated by Bernard Fibicher, Marco Costantini and Federica Martini), Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, France

Beyond (curated by Adam Budak), KUMU Art Museum of Estonia, Tallin, Estonia

The Hand, The Eye and The Heart (curated by Jose Da Silva), Gallery of modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Emotional Blackmail (curated by Chen Tamir & Markus Thor Andresson), Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada

Revisiting Time, La Plate-Forme in Dunkerque, Dunkirk, France

You Are Not Alone (curated by Hilde Teerlinck), Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona, Spain

Snail Fever (curated by Sara Mameni), Third Line Gallery, Dubai, UAE

Based In Berlin (curated by Angelique Campens, Fredi Fischli, Magdalena Magiera, Jakob Schillinger and Scott Cameron Weaver) Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany

The End of Money (curated by Juan Gaitan), Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Lenikus Collection – Studio 9 (curated by Eva Maria Stadler), Bauernmarkt, Vienna, Austria

Kaleidoscope Aren (curated by Kaleidoscope Magazine), Roma – The Roda to Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy

I Know Something About Love (curated by Ziba Ardalan), Parasol Unit, London, UK



End Note (curated by Robert Okuda Fitzpatrick), Tanya Leigton and Archive Kabinett, Berlin, Germany

The Marathon Marathon (curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, co-curating: Nadia Argyropoulou), Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece

Let’s Dance (curated by Frank Lamy), MAC/VAL, Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-De-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Scebe Shifts (curated by Sara Arrhenius), Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Hydrarchy: Power and Resistance at Sea (curated by Anna Collin and Mia Jankowicz), Gasworks, London, UK

Live Cinema / In The Round (curated by November Paynter, co-curating: Adelina Vlas), Philadelphia Museum of Art, Phladelphia, USA

Actual Fears (programmed by Marie Villemin & Marie Léa Zwahlen), Centre D’Art Neuchâtel within the framework of the NIFFF, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Dancing Machine (curated by Charles Carcopino), Gare Saint Sauver, Lille, France

Everything is Out There (curated by Rosa Lleo and Zaida Trallero), La Casa Ensendiada, Madrid, Spain

The Living Currency (staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc), 6th Berlin Biennale – Hebbel am Ufer (HAU1), Berlin, Germany

Morality (Act VI: Remember Humanity) (curated by Juan A. Gaitan and Nicolaus Schafhausen), Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Emporte-Moi / Sweep Me Off My Feet, Musee d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur- Seine, France

Time’s Arrow, Galerie Nordenhaken, Stockholm, Sweden

Rethinking Location, Sprueth Magers, Berlin, Germany

Catastrophe, The Quebec City Biennial, Quebec City, Canada

Home Works 5, Ashkal Alwan for Contemporary Arts, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon

Something Left Undone, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland

Arrivals and Departures Europe, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy

New Beginnings (curated by Sinziana Ravini), IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden

Duet For Cannibals (curated by Inti Guerrero), Theater of the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands



Poetry Marathon (conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist), Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

Morality (curated by Juan A. Gaitan and Nicolaus Schafhausen), Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Insiders (curated by Nathalie de Blois and Frank Lamy), CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France

Emporte-Moi / Sweep Me Off My Feet (curated by Nathalie de Blois and Frank Lamy), Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne (MAC/VAL) Quebec, Canada / Vitry-sur-Seine, France

From the Gathering (curated by Andrew Bonacina and Anne Low), Helen Pit Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Generosity is the New Political (curated by Lotte Juul Petersen), Wysing Art Center, Cambridge, UK

Total Erinnerung (curated by vvork), 3.Fotofestival – Mannheim Ludwigshafen Heidelberg, Germany

A Last Flare-Up of Heroism Before Decadence (curated by Jean-Claude Freymond-Guth and Burkhard Meltzer), The John Institute, Pavilion at Platzpitz Park, Zurich, Switzerland

Lyst (curated by Mathias Kryget Hansen and Tomas Lagermand), Lundme Overgarden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tower – Tower (curated by Nikos Alexiou), Bazeos Tower, Naxos, Greece

The Columns Held Us Up (curated by Vasig Kortun and November Paynter), Artist Space, New York, USA

2nd Athens Biennale (curated by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz), Athens, Greece

Convention (curated by Ruba Katrib), MoCA Miami, Miami, USA

Just in the Dark (curated by Cecilia Canziani and Andrea Viliani), Mercati di Traiano, Rome, Italy

Bridge Over the Mediterranean (curated by Marina Fokides), Fondazione Mertz, Torino, Italy



Open Studios, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Greece

Rudi Sela & Maya Amir / Dafne Boggeru, Christodoulos Panayiotou (curated by Denis Pernet and Pauline Poudry), Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland

e-flux Video Rentals – Every Time Again and Again (selection by Adnan Yildinz), The Building, Berlin, Greece

Once Upon A Time (curated by Jean Barberis and Chen Tamir), Ise Foundation, New York, USA

If Tomorrow Never Comes, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

The Salon of Revolution (curated by Ivana Bago and Antonia Majaca), House of Croatian Association of Visual Artists, Zagreb, Croatia

Setting the Scene, 1:1 projects, Rome, Italy

Horror Vacui, Layr Wuestenhagen Contemporary, Wien, Austria

Letters from the Front, Lydia Chatziakovou and Stepahnie Bertrand, Thessaloniki, Greece

6th Taipei Biennale (curated by Manray Hsu and Vaslf Kortun), Taipei

Busan Biennale 2008, Expenditure (curated by Tom Morton, Nancy Takacho and Michael Cohen), Busan, South Korea

We’ve Seen It All (screening by Ozge Ersoy), Townhouse – Rawabet Theater, Cairo, Egypt

L’art contemporain en Europe (Experience Pommery #5) (curated by Fabrice Bousteau and Barbara Soyer), Dommaine Pommery, Reims, France

A Principle of Assumptions (curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen and Sylvia Kouvali), Rodeo, Istanbul

Where Do We Go From Here? (curated by Nikos Pattichis), Nicosia Municipal Arts Center, Nicosia, Cyprus

Expecting Your News (works by Cypriot artists) (curated by Androula Michael), Gounaropoulos Museum, Athens, Greece

M12 (curated by Konstantinos Dagritzikos), B.I.G, Athens, Greece

Art Athina, Parallel Plan (curated by Marina Fokidis), Athens, Greece

The Unfair Fair, 1:1 Projects, Rome, Italy



In Present Tense, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Exposito, T293 Project Space, Naples, Italy

Big Family Business, Istanbul, Turkey

This Then That, Rodeo, Istanbul, Turkey

Disco Corporation, Locus Athens, Athens, Greece

Reality Crossing (2nd International Fotofestival Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg), Manheim – Ludwigshafen – Heidelberg, Germany

Mediterranean Dialogues, Citadel, St. Tropez, France

Liste 07 (Performance programme), Basel, Switzerland

Space. Gaze. Desire, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark

Shoebox, Bell Street Project Space, Vienna, Austria

The Nightly News, Luxe Gallery, New York, USA

Crossings, Espace Camille Claudel, Amiens, France



Everybody Dance Now, EFA Center, New York, USA

Radio Gallery / Radio Time Capsule (with Ryan Gander and Francesco Manacorda), Resonance FM, London, UK

An Outing: The Beltzios Collection: Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st Century, Matsopoulos Mill, Trikala, Greece

Crossings, Fort St. Angelo, Birgu, Malta

While We Were Sleeping, Platform-Garanti, Istanbul, Turkey

The Collection – Nikos Alexiou, Mac Gallery, XXII International Festival Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina



The Gesture, Quarter, Centro Produzione Arte, Florence, Italy

OESTE Prize, OESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Accidental Meetings, The Nicosia Municipal Arts Center, Nicosia, Cyprus



Hyperlinks, Evagoras & Kathleen Lanitis Foundation, Limassol, Cyprus

Bodyworks, The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus



20 Rooms (St. George Lycabettus Hotel), Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece




Staged Performances



Anthem, Rialto Theatre, Limassol & Festival Al Sud, Faro & Lisbon, Portugal


2003 – 2004

Evergreen (in collaboration with Lia Haraki), 3rd Platform for Contemporary Dance, Limassol, & Break A Leg Festival, Zagreb, & 6th European Dance Festival, Limassol & Aerowaves Festival, London & Tanec Praha Festival, Prague & Julidans Aerodance, Amsterdam, & Festival euro-scene Leipzig, Leipzig & Palladium Theatre, Malmö







Love is Overrated: A Conversation between Christodoulos Panayiotou and Shiri Reznik on the performance Slow Dance Marathon, Culture 2000, Nicosia



Prologue: Quoting Absence, Edition Modern Art Oxford, Distribution Cornerhouse, London








The Future of Europe, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany



DESTE Prize, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece



5th Platform of Contemporary Dance Prize, for the performance Evergreen, in collaboration with Lia Haraki, Nicosia, Greece