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Thanos Kyriakides

 

1971 Born in Athens, Greece

Lives and works in Athens

 

Education

1998 History of Art, Athens College

 

Solo Exhibitions 


2018

In Trance, Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig


2016

Holy Glory, The Breeder, Athens


2014

Symbols & Scribbles, Galerie 104 Kleber, Paris

 

2013

The Breeder, Athens

This Must Be the Place, Kunsthalle Athena

 

2012

Suzi tros project space, Athens

 

2010

Metal Flaque concept store, Paris

 

2009

C-Lagence art space, Paris

 

2008

Rebel studio, Athens


Group Exhibitions

2017

Under the spell of Greek costume, Costa Navarino, Messinia, curated by Paul Thanopoulos

Macho Alfa, Material Art Fair, Chez Mohamed booth B10, Mexico city


2016

Woven, Slowtrack Gallery, Madrid, curated by Angela Koulakoglou

Scarecrows, Domaine Sigalas, Santorini

Vetements, Xavierlaboulbenne, Berlin


2015

Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined, Onassis Cultural Center, New York

 

2014

In Absentia, Galerie Coullaud & Koulinsky, Paris, curated by Lydia Kamitsis

 

2013

Violence(?), Caid centre, Athens, curated by Maria Marangou

Frieze London, Regent’s Park, London

Lustlands, Thermissia Argolidas, Peloponnese, curated by Nadja Argyropoulou and Lakis & Aris Ionas/The Callas

Gravity is a mistake, Mare Gallery, Crete, curated by Sofia Mavroudis

Hell As Pavilion, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, curated by Nadia Argyropoulou

 

2012

Beyond Dress Codes, Byron Museum, Cyprus, curated by Lydia Kamitsis

Rooms 2012, St George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens, curated by Alexios Papazaharias

Rooms 2012 Plus +, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, curated by Alexios Papazaharias

 

2011

The New Disorder, Ileana Tounta Gallery, Athens, curated by Michael Bevilacqua and Katerina Nikou

Les Sapins de Noel des Createurs, Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris

Dissipatio HG, L'Uomo e un Abisso, Chiostro di Voltorre, Varese, Italy

The Art of This Century, Museum Alex Mylona - Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, curated by Dimitris Antonitsis

Participates with films “Ghond” and “Le Diner Surrealiste” at the ASVOFF (A Shaded View On Fashion Film) festival at Centre Pompidou, Paris

  

2010

Les Sapins de Noel des Createurs, organised by the Carla Bruni - Sarkozy foundation Espace Vendome, Paris

Beyond Dress Codes, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, curated by Lydia Kamitsis

Beyond Dress Codes, Hellenic American Union, Athens, curated by Lydia Kamitsis

Chagallesque, Hydra School Projects, Hydra, curated by Dimitris Antonitsis

Creates the short film “Ghond” for the Guggenheim Museum video art competition

 

Selected Bibliography/Press

2016

karouzo.com, “Blind Adam” by Yorgos Karouzakis, 11 March 2016

Kathimerini newspaper, “Blind Adam” by Margarita Pournara, 10 March 2016

lifo.gr, “Holy Glory” by Paris Tavitian, 7 March 2016

elculture.gr, “Blind Adam” by Argiro Bozoni, 1 March 2016

Avgi newspaper, issue 12530, “Holy Glory” by Mania Zoussi, 1 March 2016

tanea.gr, “Blind Adam” video by Thodoris Scrivanos, 25 February 2016

Popaganda, “Blind Adam” by Lina Rokou, 25 February 2016

 

2015

tovima.gr & Vimagazino magazine, “The bridges of Onassis Foundation” by Marilena Astrapellou, 20 October 2015

efsyn.gr, “A Narcissus with many plans for the future” by Pari Spinou, 16 October 2015

twi-ny.com, “Onassis Festival NY — Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined”, 7 October 2015

fineartmagazineblog.blogspot.gr, “OK For you Mythology mavens: Narcissus Now Festival Reimagining the Myth through Artists' Eyes till Oct 12th” by Jamie Ellin Forbes, 25 September 2015


2014

themode.fr, “La métaphore du vêtement” by Simon Laforce, 23 September 2014

thedreamteam.fr, “EXPOSITION «in absentia – poétique du vêtement» by Christina Mavridis, September 2014

tendaysinparis.com, “Symbols and Scribbles opening at Galerie 104 Kleber”, 24 March 2014

purple.fr, “Thanos Kyriakides “Symbols and Scribbles” a BLIND ADAM project at 104 Kléber, Paris”, 23 March 2014

parisflash.fr, “Symbols & Scribbles, à La Galerie 104 Kléber, première exposition personnelle en France de l’artiste Thanos Kyriakides”, 7 March 2014


2013

frieze.com, “Blind Adam” by Cathryn Drake, 28 October 2013

Ozon Magazine, “BLIND ADAM - Knotted” by Ioanna Karagiorgou, issue 102, October 2013

artreview.com, “ReMap 4” by Kimberly Bradley, September 2013

eternal-optimist.com, “Opening, Remap 4: Art In Turbulent Times...” by Christina Kalli, 11 September 2013

lifo.gr, “Βehind the scenes at ReMap 4, 6 September 2013

culturenow.gr, “Blind Adam exhibition at the Breeder”, 26 July 2013

theartfoundation.gr, “Gravity is a mistake”, 9 June 2013

eternal-optimist.com, “This must be the place – Kunsthalle Athena” by Christina Kalli, 26 May 2013

ozonweb.com, “This Must Be The Place @ Kunsthalle Athena, 20 May 2013

artforum.com, “Cold Day in Hell”, 4 March 2013

Hell As Pavilion cat, February 2013

ifa.gr, “Hell As Pavilion exhibition”, February 2013

haaretz.co.il, “תאנוס קיריאקידס - האיש שהלך בעקבות החוט” by Shachar Atwan, 31 January 2013

eternal-optimist.com, “Hell As Pavilion, An Exhibition About Greek Paraloga”, 17 January 2013

 

2012

eternal-optimist.com, “the BLIND ADAM ar-T-SHIRT collection”, 28 June 2012

gynaikamag.gr, “the BLIND ADAM arT-SHIRT collection”, 18 May 2012

eternal-optimist.com, interview with Thanos Kyriakides by Christina Kalli, 4 April 2012

Rooms 2012 cat, pp. 22-23, January 2012

 

2011

fashionprojects.org, “A reflection on Absence: Thanos Kyriakides” by Francesca Granata, 9 December 2011

Dissipatio HG, L'Uomo e un Abisso cat, pp. 54-55, May 2011

The Art of This Century HSP 10+1 cat, pp. 258-259, April 2011

 

2010

Cigar Magazine, “Thanos Kyriakides” by Marianna Antonakaki, December 2010

Athens Voice, “Shoot me” by Konstantinos Rigos, December 2010

L' Officiel, “6th sense” by Christina Kalli, December 2010

ozonweb.com, “Thanos Kyriakides aka Blind Adam // Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs 2010”, 7 December 2010

Ozon Magazine, “Blind Adam”, November 2010

Beyond Dress Codes cat, pp. 26-27, October 2010

Eleftherotipia, “Beyond Dress Codes” by Vaso Kanellopoulou, October 2010

Dapper Dan, “Thanos Kyriakides for BLIND ADAM” by Yianni Vassiliou, issue 2, A/W 2010

Vogue Hellas, “Chagallesque, Hydra School Projects”, July 2010

Chagallesque, Hydra School Projects cat, pp. 4-5, June 2010

Greek-Paris.com, “BLIND ADAM à Paris”, 17 January 2010

Russian.fashionreporters.com, “Blind Adam: Мода в трёх измерениях” by Lidia Bardina, 8 January 2010

artmodeetcreation.com, “Le projet Blind Adam de Thanos Kyriakides”, 7 January 2010

Fr.fashionmag.com, “Blind Adam s’expose au Métal Flaque”, 6 January 2010

actuphoto.com, “Blind Adam - Thanos Kyriakides”, 5 January 2010

Luxe-magazine.com, “Exposition Blind Adam art project dans le concept store Metal Flaque”, January 2010

firstluxe.com, “Blind Adam expose au Métal Flaque”, January 2010

 

2009

La Repubblica delle Donne magazine, “Nelle mani di Thanos”, 29 August 2009

aiguille-en-fete.com, “Regard sur Thanos Kyriakides, plasticien et couturier pour l’imaginaire” by Jean-Charles Durand, 8 July 2009

morphoman.blogspot.com, “Blind Adam”, 1 July 2009

Votre Beaute Mgz, “Blind Adam in Paris” by Lena Papachristofilou, July 2009

minpress.gr, “Blind Adam: Fashion-art exhibition in Paris”, 27 June 2009

themode.fr, “La vision de Thanos”by Hervé Dewintre,22 June 2009

Culture.france2.fr, “L'exposition "Blind Adam" de Thanos Kyriakides”, June 2009

Embassy of Greece - The Hague – Netherlands, Press & Communication Office, “Fashion-art in Paris”, June 2009

 

2008

Androgyny Magazine, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by David Hellqvist, Issue 04, 2008

Parismodes.tv, video interview with Thanos Kyriakides by Marie-Christian Marek, April 2008

 

2007

4Tessera Magazine, “Fluxus”, October 2007

4Tessera Magazine, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, July 2007

 

Art/Fashion Projects


May 2012

Creates the BLIND ADAM arT-SHIRT collection in collaboration with Museum Alex Mylona-Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

 

March 2011

Collaborates with fashion designer Dimitri Zafiriou as art director for the film “Le Diner Surrealiste”

 

April 2010

Collaborates with the designer team “the individualists” for their AW10/11 show at Tokyo Fashion Week

 

March 2010

Collaborates with BETTINA boutique, Athens

Launches the BLIND ADAM t-shirt collection

 

July 2009

Presents the project at C-lagence, Paris

 

October 2008

Presents collection#2 act#1 at Rebel studio, Athens

 

September 2007

Creates the short film “The Game”

Art/Fashion Projects


May 2012

Creates the BLIND ADAM arT-SHIRT collection in collaboration with Museum Alex Mylona-Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

 

March 2011

Collaborates with fashion designer Dimitri Zafiriou as art director for the film “Le Diner Surrealiste”

 

April 2010

Collaborates with the designer team “the individualists” for their AW10/11 show at Tokyo Fashion Week

 

March 2010

Collaborates with BETTINA boutique, Athens

Launches the BLIND ADAM t-shirt collection

 

July 2009

Presents the project at C-lagence, Paris

 

October 2008

Presents collection#2 act#1 at Rebel studio, Athens

 

September 2007

Creates the short film “The Game”

 


Since 1990 he has worked as fashion editor for the Greek editions of international magazines such as Vogue, L’Officiel, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and as consultant and creative director for fashion designers