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Christodoulos Panayiotou

Born, 1978 in Cyprus

Along with Shirin Neshat, Yinka Shonibare MBE and Yang Fudong, the Cyprus-born artist Christodoulos Panayiotou exhibited in I Know Something About Love, a 2011 exhibion held at Parasol unit, London.

The exhibition’s press release included the following extracts:

“This exhibition at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art was devoted to works by Yang Fudong, Shirin Neshat, Christodoulos Panayiotou and Yinka Shonibare MBE. Each of these artists explores the theme of love in different times and cultures through the spectrum of their personal experience, observation and commentary. The exhibition title takes its cue from a 1960s song written by Bert Berns and performed by The Exciters, in which there is the recurring lyric, ‘I know something about love’.
‘Slow dance marathon, 2005’, by Cypriot artist Christodoulos Panayiotou, explored the social construction of love through pop music and the form of slow dancing. In this video documentation of a 24 hour long performance, a human chain is formed by strangers who slow dance to the music of well-known love songs.
This exhibition was curated by Ziba Ardalan and is accompanied by a new publication, co-published and distributed internationally by Koenig Books.”

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2011

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Group show at Parasol unit. 2011

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London, United Kingdom