13.10.2016 – 15.11.2016
|During his time in Bordeaux, Christodoulos Panayiotou
carried on research for a writing project relating to artists and
historical personages who lived or spent time in the city such as
the artist Pierre Molinier or the actress Sarah Bernhardt. His
interest was also focused on the past cultural life of Bordeaux and
its well-kept treasures such as Rubens’ painting Le Miracle de
saint Just, which belongs to the collection of the Musée des
Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux.
Christodoulos Panayiotou’s (b. 1978, Limassol, Cyprus) wide-ranging research focuses on the identification and uncovering of hidden narratives in the visual records of history and time. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held amongst others at Rodeo Gallery, London; Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris; The Venice Biennial, The Cyprus Pavilion, Venice, Italy; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg; CCA Kitakyushu, Japan; Centre d’Art Contemporain de Brétigny, France; Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, USA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany; Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland and Cubitt, London, UK. He has participated in major international exhibitions, including the 8th Berlin Biennale; 7th Liverpool Biennial; Documenta 13, Kassel; 6th Taipei Biennale and Busan Biennale 2008. His work was also shown in a number of museum exhibitions including: Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; Museion, Bolzano, Italy; Migros Museum, Zürich, Switzerland; CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA; Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona, Spain; Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden; Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA; Ashkal Alwan Center for Contemporary Arts, Beirut, Lebanon; Artist Space, New York, USA and MoCA Miami, USA.