Born in Athens, Greece

Studied Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Lives and works in Athens, Greece

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018
Christiana Soulou, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens

Christiana Soulou: Hommage aux Méres, Fürstenmberg Zeitgenössisch,

Donaueschingen Germany

 

2016
Christiana Soulou: Sonnet to the Nile, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

The Book of Imaginary Beings after Jorge Luis Borges, Sadie Coles HQ, London

 

2015
Les Enfant Terribles Jean Cocteau, Galerie de France, Paris

 

2012
I Accept If You Can Tolerate Me Silently, Capitain Petzel, Berlin

 

2011
Les Enfants Terribles, Sadie Coles HQ, London

 

2010
Dancers, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York (NY)

Tarot, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens

 

2009
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sadie Coles HQ, London

 

2007
This dust was gentlemen and ladies, Sadie Coles HQ, London

 

2006
Joi, Galerie 3, Athens

 

2004
Christiana Soulou, Samy Kinge, Paris

2003
Galerie 3, Athens

 

 

Selection of Group Exhibitions

 

2021

Portals-59 Artists from 27 Countries, Organised by the Hellenic Parliament and Neon Foundation

Anti-Structure, Deste Foundation, Athens, curated by Andreas Melas

 

2019
Heartbreak, Organised by Ruya Maps, Ca’ De Luca, Venice, curators: Paolo. Colombo & Tamara Chalaby

 

2017
EMST at documenta 14, ANTIDORON – The EMST Collection, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

 

2016
Making & Unmaking: An exhibition curated by Duro Olowu, Camden Arts Centre, London

 

2014
Salon du Dessin, Palais Brongniart, Paris Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain, Centre Pompidou, Galerie du Musée et Galerie

d’art graphique, niveau 4.

 

2013
HELL AS PAVILION, Palais de Tokyo, curated by Nadja Argyropoulou

Aristotelous Project, Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th International Art

Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

The System of Objects, Deste Foundation of Contemporary Art, Athens

2012
Selling Sex, SHOWstudio, London

2011
3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

Ντέρτι Humanism, Faggionato Fine Art, London

 

2010
Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York

ΑΩ, Deste Foundation of Contemporary Art, Athens

 

2009
The Perpetual Dialogue, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (NY)

Heaven, 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens

Dream and Trauma: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Kunsthalle Wien

 

2008
In Praise of Shadows, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland (travelling to Istanbul Museum of

Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey and Museum Benaki, Athens)

The Mediterranean Depicted through the Works of 18 Artists, Perna Foundation, Ravello, Italy

Transexperiences Greece 2008; Cultural Year of Greece in China, 798 Art Space, Beijing

 

2007
Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, N. Ionia, Athens

Correspendences, Alpha Bank Institution and National Gallery, Athens

 

2006
Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennial (curated by Maurizio Catellan, Massimiliano Gioni

and Ali Subtonik), KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Panic Room, Deste Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, N. Ionia, Athens

 

Selected Bibliography

 

2016
Christiana Soulou: The Book of Imaginary Beings after Jorge Luis

Borges, Sadie Coles HQ, London (essay by Donatien Grau)

 

2012
Christiana Soulou, Selected Writings, Capitain Petzel, Berlin

 

2008
Christiana Soulou, Water, Sadie Coles HQ, London (essay by Hans Ulrich Obrist)

 

2007
Christiana Soulou: fractures, DESTE Foundation, Athens

 

2006
Christiana Soulou, Selected Drawings, Futura Publications, Athens

Maurizio Cattelan, Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennial, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany

2003
Christiana Soulou, Oeuvres 1982-2002, Agra Editions, Athens

 

Artists Talks

2017
The Athens Dialogues, Hans Ulrich Obrist – Christiana Soulou, Benaki Museum,

Deste Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, 18 June 2017

 

2016
Royal Academy of Arts, London, 27 January 2016

 

2010
The Marathon in Athens, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Nadja Argyropoulou, Christiana Soulou,

Deste Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, 19 October 2010