I Am the Sun in His Rising
19 June - 25 July, 2008
Panos Tsagaris was born in 1979 in Athens, Greece. He lives and works in New York. He is represented by Kalfayan Galleries, Athens – Thessaloniki.
BA in Fine Arts, Major in Communication Design, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, Canada.
68 Projects, Berlin, Germany.
Hooper Projects (January – April 2015), Los Angeles, USA.
Short-listed for the EMoP Arendt Award 2017 - European Month of Photography, Arendt & Medernach, Luxembrurg.
Prix Pictet Nomination
PIN. charity auction in support of the Pinakothek der Moderne & Museum Brandhorst in Munich, Germany.
RECENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
"An alphabet in the dark", curated by Jordi Vernis, Centre Maristany, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain (group)
“The Seed”, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece.
‘Invisible Thread’, curated by Aaron Levi Garvey, The Baker Museum. Naples, Florida.
‘Forever Now’ (Solo show), The Teloglion Art Foundation, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Let the Sun Protest", MLF Gallery, Rome.
“TIME”, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece.
“Studies in Symbologie”, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany.
“Apocatastasis”, Stems Gallery, Brussels.
Solo show (curated by Anna Chatzinassiou), Bricollage, in collaboration with Kalfayan Galleriers, Athens.
“Clothed with the Sun”, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
"I am the Sun in His Rising", Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
"The inability to interpret sensations in this excess of light", Assab-One Institution, Milan, (performance).
"Whom I love I chastise with many rods", Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, (performance).
"The Divine Darkness", Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin.
"Theanthropic", at Up&Co Gallery, New York.
“The Mystic Death of the Kiss”, at the Performance Festival, curated by Eirini Papakostantinou and Demosthenes Agrafiotis, part of the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennial, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Chasing The Sun Forever”, at Athensville exhibition, curated by Marina Fokidis, Athens, Greece.
“The Inability to interpret sensations in this excess of light”, Assab-One, Milan, Italy.
“Whom I love I chastise with many rods”, Galerie Fur Zeitgenossische Kunst Leipzig, Germany.
“In The Divine Darkness”, Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin, Germany.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
"In search of lost time", Dreamsong gallery, Minneapolis, USA.
‘Newer revolutionary Narratives – Transitions of an ideal Nation’, Organised by the Municipality of Syros, Hermoupolis, Syros.
‘WABI-SABI’, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, UK.
‘Mr Robinson Crusoe stayed home. Adventures of design in time of crisis’ (curated by Polina Kosmadaki, Kostis Velonis), Benaki Museum, Athens.
Theorimata 2, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST, Athens.
‘Time Complex’, 1st Yerevan Biennial, curated by Lorenzo Fusi, online edition.
‘Pineal Eye Infection’ (curated by Aaron Moulton), Seasons, Los Angeles, USA.
“Truthiness and the News”, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Massachusetts, USA.
‘a.O. – b.c. An audiovisual diary’, STATE OF CONCEPT, Athens.
“Shine on Me: The Sun and Us”, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden.
"What is an edition, anyway?” McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco.
“Truthiness and the News”, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA. (11 October, 2019 – 15 March, 2020)
“Symphony in twenty parts. Works from the Collections of the State Museum of Contemporary Art Nad the Macedonia Museum of Art”, MMA, Thessaloniki.
“TOMORROW’S DREAMS” (Curated by Daily Lazy), Neuer Essener Kunstverein, Essen, Germany.
“Transplants. Greek Diaspora Artists” (group show), Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery
John Jay College of Criminal Justice City University of New York.
Canakkale Biennale (curated by Christian Oxenius), Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany.
The Times”, Flag Art Foundation, New York, USA.
“Looking for the Clouds" / European Month of Photography, Casino Luxemburg.
“Baker’s Dozen VI” (group show), Torrance Art Museum, California (USA).
“Perished Sun”, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
“Basketball and Art” (group show), Dio Choria, Myconos, Greece.
"Genii Loci", Greek Art from 1930 to the present”, The Manege State Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
“Looking for the Clouds", Museum Start Gallery Artothek (MUSA) in Vienna as part of the European Month of Photography.
“And Now the Good News. Works from the Annette and Peter Nobel Collection” (Curated by Elio Schenini and Christoph Doswald), Museo d’arte della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
Athens Photo Festival, Benaki Museum, Athens.
Language of the Birds" (curated by Pam Grossman and Jesse Bransford), 80WSE Gallery, New York University, USA.
Spring Break Art Show, New York, USA.
“The Billboard Creative” (curated by Mona Kuhn), organized by The Billboard Creative (TBC), 913 Highland Ave, Los Angeles, USA.
“Dio Horia in Mykonos” (curated by Marina Vranopoulou), Dio Horia Art Platform, Myconos, Greece.
"Snakeskin Lattice" (curated by Lalita Ivana Salander), CP Projects Space, SVA School, New York.
“EX-CHANGE: RISK” (group show) (curator: Eva Kekou), House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece.
4th International Canakkale Biennale (curated by Beral Madra), Turkey.
“Staging the Domestic” (curated by Anna Chatzinassiou), The Hospital Club, London, UK.
“No Country For Young Men. Contemporary Greek Art in Times of Crisis” (group show curated by Katerina Gregos), Bozar Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium.
"Conscious/Consciousness: All rising boats lift tides" (curated by Rachel Garrard, Patrick Meagher), SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, USA.
“Collective Show” ( curated by Patrick Meagher), CASA MAAUAD, Mexico.
“L’ Arte in tempo di crisi”, Triennale of Milano, Italy.
”Conscious/Consciousness: All rising boats lift tides” (curated by Rachel Garrard and Patrick Meagher), SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, USA.
“Everywhere but Now”, 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Nostalgia Nevrosa” (curated by Iliana Fokianaki), ReMap 4, State of Concept Gallery, Athens, Greece.
“Paradise Lost” (curated by Artemis Potamianou), Parallel event at Art Athina, Athens.
“BACK TO ATHENS / CHAPTER III INVOCATION”, Pindaros Hotel, Athens.
“Picatrix: Davide Balliano & Panos Tsagaris”, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris.
"Berlin Kreuzberg Biennale 2012"
“THE GARDEN OF EDEN – EVIL - Near-Far” (curated by Artemis Baltoyanni, Giannis Varelas, Nadja Argyropoulou), Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
“Gold” (guest curator: Thomas Zaunschirm), Imperial Belvedere Palace Museum, Vienna.
“The Quality of Presence” (curated by Dmitry Komis), Chelsea Hotel, New York.
“Alchemically Yours” (curated by Pam Grossman), Observatory Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.
OU.UN.PO. Symposium (Organisers: Vanessa Theodoropoulou and Nadja Argyropoulou), archaeological site, Elefsina, Greece.
Group show (curated by Tim Goossens), group exhibition with Panos Tsagaris, Xaviera Simmons, Nikki Katsikas and Sam Moyer, Club Monaco store, Westchester, New York.
“The West at Sunset” (curated by Adrian Geraldo Saldaña), group show with Jaq Belcher, Alberto Borea, Amy Finkbeiner, Marykate Maher, Rachel Pollak, Cyrus St. Amand Poliakoff, Adam Paker Smith, Panos Tsagaris, Abrons Arts Center, New York.
“Sensitivity Questioned - The Feminine Preserve” (curated by Iliana Fokianaki), Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens.
2nd Thessaloniki Biennale & Performance Festival (Panos Tsagaris: Drawings and Performance titled: "The Mystic Death of the Kiss"). Organised by the State Museum of Contemporary Art – Costakis Collection & the Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki.
“Down Below is Chaos” (performance), 50 Eldridge Street, New York.
“Action Field KODRA 09”, 9th Visual Arts Festival, “Gallery Young”, Kalfayan Galleries, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki.
“Treasures of Wisdom” (Aikaterini Gegisian, Antonis Donef, Hrair Sarkissian & Panos Tsagaris). Exhibition presented by Kalfayan Galleries as part of ReMap2, an international art project parallel to the 2nd Athens Biennial.
"Mimes" (curated by Christopher Marinos), group show with works by Marcel Broodthaers, Antonis Donef, Danièle Huillet & Jean-Marie Straub, Nikos Kanarelis, Apostolos Karastergiou, Nina Papaconstantinou, Ilias Papailiakis, Florian Pumhösl, Batia Suter, The Infinite Library (Daniel Gustav Cramer & Haris Epaminonda), Panos Tsagaris, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
Art Dubai, Kalfayan Galleries, Dubai.
ART LA, Kalfayan Galleries, Los Angeles.
Art Athina, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
“AthensVille” (curated by Marina Fokidis), in the context of the participation of Kalfayan Galleries at Art Athina, Athens.
“Night of the 1000 Drawings”, Artist’s Space, New York.
“Our Space” - CREAM Editions 5th Anniversary (curated by Irene Leung),
Karok Gallery, Hong Kong.
"Open Plan" (curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis), in the context of the participation of Kalfayan Galleries at Art Athina, Athens.
"M*A*S*H", during Art Basel Miami Beach (curated by David Hunt, produced by Michael Sellinger), Miami.
Preview Art Fair, with Davide Gallo Gallery, Berlin.