La personne Christodoulos Panayiotou - Centre Pompidou

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Christodoulos Panayiotou

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À propos de la personne

Christodoulos Panayiotou

Nationalité chypriote

en 1978 à Limassol (Chypre)

Vit et travaille à Limassol (Chypre)

Rôle : Plasticien

© Christodoulos Panayiotou

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Description for the exhibition Anarchéologie, June 15-September 11 2017

Christodoulos Panayiotou hails from Cyprus, a land marked by a tense conflict between Greece and Turkey. In both his art and writing, the artist offers a subtle commentary on the considerations of identity that continues to orient the uses of archaeology today in constructing the island’s culture. Spoil Heap, 2015, is a pavement of terra cotta bricks laid in a herring-bone pattern – a very ancient technique from the Mediterranean basin. The clay of the brick was recovered from archaeological spoil heaps. In shifting this material into a museum context and giving it form by means of craft sk...

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