1961 Born in Athens, Greece
Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris
Lives and works in Athens, Greece

Solo Exhibitions

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 enfants 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 Galerie 3, Athens
2004 Christiana Soulou, Samy Kinge, Paris
2003 Galerie 3, Athens

Group Exhibitions

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
2013 Aristotelous Project, Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
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 (NY)

2009 The Perpetual Dialogue, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (NY)
Heaven, 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens
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, Capri, 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
1996 Petite Impertinence, Cachan Paris
1995 The House of Cyprus, Athens

Selected Bibliography


Books

2016 Donatien Grau, Christiana Soulou: The Book of Imaginary Beings after Jorge Luis Borges, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2012 Christiana Soulou, Selected Writings, Capitain Petzel, Berlin
2008 Séan Kissane (ed.), In Praise of Shadows, Charta, Milan, Italy
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Water, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2007 Yorgos Tzirtzilakis, Christina 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

Articles

 2016 Robert Barry, ‘An Imaginary Menagerie: Christiana Soulou’s Drawings after Borges’, The Quietus, 30 January
2012 Laura McClean-Ferris, ‘Christiana Soulou’, ArtReview, January
2008 ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (series of drawings curated by Dennis Freedman), W Magazine, The Art Issue, November
Maurizio Cattelan, ‘Un mondo di silenzio’ (‘A world of silence’) (interview), Work, summer, pp. 70-73
2007 Courtney J Martin, ‘Online Critics’ Picks’, artforum.com
Hans Ulrich Obrist, ‘Christiana Soulou’, Contemporary, no. 94
2006 Catherine Cafopoulos, ‘Christiana Soulou Galerie 3’, Artforum, November
Carla Bianpoen, ‘The Berlin Biennale: An Antidote to the Usual’, The Jakarta Post, 28 May
Alexandra Koroxenidis – Kathimerini, ‘Delicate Drawings of our Inner World – a Solo Exhibition on the Works of Christiana Soulou’, Kathimerini – Greece’s International English Newspaper, May
Arve Rod, ‘Ghost Town’ Kunstkritikk.no, 07 April
Adrian Searle, ‘Memory Lane’, Guardian Unlimited, 28 March
Augustine Zenakos, ‘Christiana Soulou’, To Vima tis Kyriakis (The Tribute on Sunday), 12 March