Haris Epaminonda

Haris Epaminonda (born 1980 in Nicosia, Cyprus, lives and works in Berlin) uses video and film, collage, photography, books and objects in an extensive process of assembling and disassembling appropriated materials to reconstruct non-linear narratives. The artist works with found images from the past—sometimes faded travel photographs, or the pages of old nature magazines, ethnographic artifacts or footage from forgotten television programmes. Epaminonda then manipulates the images, cutting and layering, to create new works that feel wholly part of the present.
Haris Epaminonda's work has been presented in several solo exhibitions in some of the leading institutions for contemporary art such as the Museum of Modern Art, NY (2011); the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany (2011); Tate Modern, London (2010); and Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (2009). She has also been included in significant group exhibitions, like dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel in 2012, the 2nd Athens Biennale (2009) and the 5th Berlin Biennale (2008). Haris Epaminonda co-represented Cyprus at the Venice Biennale in 2007.

(external link : harisepaminonda.com)
Haris Epaminonda - Early Summer / The End of Summer / Late Autumn
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
(last copies available!)
A monographic book presenting the cumulative result of a three-partite project by Daniel Gustav Cramer and Haris Epaminonda.
Haris Epaminonda - Chapters I-XXX
English edition
Humboldt Books - Artist's Travels
sold out
Artist's book: a deconstruction of a 16 mm film shot by Haris Epaminonda in Cyprus, embarking on a new set of associations between image and subject, source and information, meaning and abstraction.

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