Haris Epaminonda


  • Epaminonda

    Haris Epaminonda

    Installation view, VOL. XVII, Casey Kaplan, New York, 2016


Born: 1980, Nicosia, Cyprus

Lives and works in Berlin



Royal College of Art, London


Kingston University, London


Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

Solo Exhibitions

VOL. XXII, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

Condo, Rodeo, London


VOL. XIX, Rodeo, London

VOL. XVIII, Günther-Peill Foundation, Leopold Hoesch Musuem, Düren

Haris Epaminonda: The Infinite Library, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Seville

VOL. XVII, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY


VOL. XVI, Le Plateau, Frac-ile-de-France, Paris

The Infinite Library, Villa du Parc, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Annemasse


Haris Epaminonda & Part Wild Horses Man On Both Sides, Rowing, London

VOL. XIV, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia

Chapter IV, curated by Chiara Bertola and Andrea Viliani, Fondazione  Querini Stampalia, Venice


Chapters, Point Center for Contemporary Art, Nicosia

Chapters, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford

South of Sun, Künstlerhaus Zürich, Zürich


Early Summer, two-person show with Daniel Gustav Cramer, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon

The Infinite Library, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus


The Infinite Library, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

Projects 96, organized by Roxana Marcoci, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Haris Epaminonda, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt


Late Autumn, (with Daniel Gustav Cramer), Samsa, Berlin

The Infinite Library, curated by Luca Cerizza, Museo di Palazzo Poggi & Biblioteca Universitaria, Bologna

Chronicles, Site Gallery, Sheffield

VOL. VI, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London


VOL. IV, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

VOL. I, II & III, invited by Jacob Fabricius, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö

Daniel Gustav Cramer & Haris Epaminonda, BolteLang, Zürich


The Infinite Library, Moufflon Bookshop Nicosia

Tarahi IIII, V & VI, Circus, Berlin

Haris Epaminonda, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin


Old Earth, No More Lies, I See You… co-representing Cyprus Pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale, curated by Denise Robinson, Palazzo Malipiero, Venice

Yama, As Long As It’s Dark… The Marmara Hotel, Istanbul


Haris Epaminonda, Domobaal, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, Jewish Museum, New York, NY


Revolt of the Sage, Blain Southern, London

Terra Mediterranea: In Action, HALLE 14, Leipzig

The astonishing reality of things, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich

Artworks from Enea Righi Collection, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

The Incanation of the Disquieting Muse. On Divinity, Supra-Realities or the Exorcisement of  ‘Witchery’, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin

Francisco Tropa and Haris Epaminonda, Vera Cortês Art Agency, Lisbon

Thomas Demand: L’Image Volée, Fondazione Prada, Milan

Salvo é Vivo, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin

Group Show: Ulla von Brandenburg, Haris Epaminonda & Francis Upritchard, Art: Concept, Paris 


Time Lapse, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn

Act II: Beauty Codes, Order/disorder/chaos, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon

I am attracted none the less, their variousness, their ingenuity, their élan vital, and that something, essence quiddity, I cannot penetrate or name, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

The Daily Show, Bureau, New York, NY

Every inclusion is an exclusion of other possibilities, Salt, Istanbul

The Chicken and The Egg, The Chicken, Rodeo Gallery, London

Meeting Point, Kunstverein Konstanz, Konstanz

Act I: Beauty Codes, Order/disorder/chaos, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome

Mythologies, 3rd Mardin Biennale, organized by the Mardin Cinama Society, Mardin

The Museum of Unconditional Surrender, TENT, Rotterdam

After Dark, curated by Xavier Franceschi, Mamco, Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Genève

Unendliche Bibliothek, curated by Alexander Blatter, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil-Jona


Seemed like a good idea at the time, Sperling, Münich

Observations, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana

Conceptual & Applied III. Surfaces and Pattern, Daimler Collection, Berlin

Attitudes: Now and Here, Mehdi Chouakri Gallery, Berlin

Escapes: Fiction as Rigour, Fabra i Coats Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona

Dreams That Money Can’t Buy, Independent Space, Maxxxi, Museum delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome

Everyday Alchemy: Contemporary Sculpture, curated by Ann Coxon, Tate Modern, London

Histories: Works from the Serralves Collection, curated by Susanne Cotter, Serralves Museum, Porto

Dreierlei, Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen

Conceptual & Applied III. Surfaces and Pattern, curated by Renate Wiehager and Luca Trevisani, Daimler Collection, Berlin


The Time Machine (The Survivors), Frutta Gallery, Rome

We Fragment, Collect And Narrate, Culturcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen

Subterranea, Visual Arts Gallery, SME Building University of California, San Diego

Preis Der Nationalgalerie Für Junge Kunst 2013, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Everywhere But Now, 4th Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki

Suicide Narcissus, The Renaissance Society, Chicago

The Unicorn, curated by Reto Thüring, Transformer Station, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

Mind Is Outer Space, Casey Kaplan, New York

The Story Behind, Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona

Ciclorama, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City

The Angel of History, Palais des Beaux Arts, Paris

Speaking And Thinking, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

The Order Of Things: Cinematic Moments, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco

Artists’ Film Club: Travelling Part (I & II), Institute of Contemporary Art, London


Only Parts Of Us Will Ever Touch Parts of Others, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

All That Shines Ain’t No Gold, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

Prompts & Triggers: Surplus Authors, Witte de With, Rotterdam

Show Off, Billboard Project, Point Centre of Contemporary Art in Cyprus, Malmö

Early Summer, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon

Parataxis, Casa Encendida, Madrid

Anthropos/ Cyprus Faces Through The Ages, Cyprus Museum, Nicosia

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel

5th Bucharest Biennale, curated by Anne Barlow, Alert Studio, Bucharest

Difference And Repetition, curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Galerie Raquel Arnaud, São Paolo

Towards A Warm Math, curated by Chris Wiley, OnStellarRays, New York

EU 27 Countries, 27 Artists, curated by Tanya Rumpff, Museum Tongerlohuys, Rossendaal

Pos Na Ftiaxeis Ena Kipo, To Phytorio, House of the Visual Artists, Nicosia

Satellite Stories – Transmediale 2012, curated by Maha Maamoun & Sarah Rifky, Haus der Kulturen Berlin, Berlin

Personal Effects On Sale, Esprit Nouveau Pavilion, Bologna

Constellation (or the inspiration show), Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

The Night Life Guide, Foyer of the Department of Art History, University of Bonn, Bonn


Beyond, curated by Adam Budak, Kumu Art Museum, Tallin

Young Art, Works from the Collection, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich

The Limits Of An Object, Forde, Genève

Snail Fever, The Third Line, Dubai

‘Ntepti’ Humanism, Faggionato, London


Cyprus in Venice: 1968-2009, Nicosia Municipal Arts Center, Nicosia

End Note, Tanya Leighton Gallery and Archive Kabinett, Berlin

Art Toronto/ Constellation Program, Toronto

Geography Of Proximity, curated by Robert Daolio & Alessandro Castiglioni, Malta Contemporary Art Foundation, Valletta

The Moved Object, Skulpturi.dk, Copenhagen

Everything Is Out There, La Casa Encendida, Madrid

Neither From, Nor Towards…’Did you, upon awakening today, see the future from the still point of the turning work, Zagreb Art Pavilion, Zagreb

This Page, curated by John Stezaker and Matthew Higgs, Kimmerich, New York

33 115 68, Exile, Berlin

22 x 4 Oder Die Liebe Zum Kleinen, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen

Kiosk, organized by David Horvitz, Golden Parachutes, Berlin

The Front Room: Roman Schramm & Haris Epaminonda, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis

Skin Fruit, curated by Jeff Koons, New Museum, New York

Papier Photo, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris

Les Belles Images: Second Scenario, La Box, Bourges

Tutta La Memoria Del Mondo/ All the Memory of the World, GAM Underground Project, Turin

A library On Gaps And Silent Documents, Stuk Arts Centre, Leuven

Arrivals And Departures Europe, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona

Altogether Elsewhere, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

The Mystics, Civic Room, London

Cf., Art et Essai, Rennes

Labyrint 09 – Writings And Observations, Konsthall Botkyrka, Stockholm


Noise, curated by Negar Azimi and Babak Radboy for Bidoun, Sfeir-Semler                                     Gallery, Beirut

Taj Mahal Travellers, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

Coreografia Del Sintomo, Norma Mangione Gallery, Turin

Heaven, The Infinite Library at ‘Hotel Paradies’, 2nd Athens Biennale, Athens

Green Light, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

The Garden Of Forking Paths, curated by Latitudes, Maisterravalbuena, Madrid

Solaris, Gió Marconi Gallery, Milan

Falk Haberkorn & The Infinite Library, Klemms, Berlin

Deste Prize 2009, Deste Foundation at Cycladic Museum, Athens

Mimes, Kalfayan Gallery, Athens

The Happy Interval, Tulips and Roses, Vilnius

The Generational Triennial: Younger Than Jesus, New Museum, New York

The Kaleidoscopic Eye, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Shadows Of Forgotten Ancestors, Cosmic Gallery, Paris

Provisions For The Future, 9th Sharjah Biennale, Sharjah

It’s Not For Making, It’s For Reading, The Infinite Library at FormContent, London

Sounds And Visions, Tel Aviv Contemporary Art Museum, Tel Aviv

Six Degrees Of Separation, a project by Luca Trevisani, Mehdi Chouakri Gallery, Berlin

Second Hand, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna


Pharos = 10, NIMAC, Nicosia

If Tomorrow Never Comes, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

Playtime, Betonsalon, Paris

The Krautcho Club In And Out Of Place, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin & Project Space 176, London

A Rictus Grin, Broadway 1062, New York

Experience Pommery #5, Domaine Pommery, Reims

Fare Una Scenata – Making A Scene, Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples

Where Do We Go From Here? Works From The Nicos Pattihis Collection, YK:EMX NiMAC, Nicosia

Past-Forward, curated by Vincent Honoré, Project Space 176, Zabludowicz Art Projects, London

A Principle of Assumptions, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

When Things Cast No Shadow, 5th Berlin Biennale, The Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

The Unfair Fair, produced by 1:1 Projects, Rome

Balance, 1 / 9 Unosunove Gallery, Rome


Present/Future, Artissima 14, Turin

A Song Turning Inward, OneTwenty Gallery, Ghent

Oyster Grit, Domobaal, London

Rozamira’07, Art Center Winzavod, Moscow

This Then That, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

Fractured Figure, curated Jeffrey Deitch, Deste Foundation, Athens

True Romance… The Breeder Gallery, Athens

Supernova_Constellations, NIMAC & Pierides Foundation, Nicosia

Her (His)tory, curated by Marina Fokidis, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens

Heterotopias, 1st Contemporary Biennale of Thessaloniki, Aladza Imaret, Thessaloniki

Beyond Sensation, Works From Deutsche Bank CollectionJersey & Guernsey Museum, Guernsey

Crossings, NIMAC & Pierides Foundation, Nicosia


Daniel Gustav Cramer & Haris Epaminonda, Pharos Center for Contemporary Art, Nicosia

Gift, Liverpool Biennial, MuseumMAN, Liverpool

Drawing Green, Tint Gallery, Thessaloniki

Objects In Waiting, End Gallery, Sheffield

What Remains Is Future, Patras, Naples

East International ’06, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

An Outing, Beltsios collection, Trikala

Fresh, Macao Museum of Art, Macau


Peripheral Visions, Granary Theatre, Cork

12th Biennale For Young Artists, Castel Sant’Elmo, Naples

No Man’s Land, Palace Heights, Dublin

Accidental Meetings, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia

No Man’s Land, Palace Heights, Dublin

View From The Sitting Room, Cassland, London


Première Vue II, Passage de Retz, Paris

Timeshare, Oxo Tower, London

Show One, Royal College of Art, London