The vases made by the artist, in which the flowers wither as time passes, with a selection of images from his archives.
Christodoulos Panayiotou's wide-ranging research focuses on the identification and uncovering of hidden narratives in the visual and material records of history and time
. Following the conclusion of a large series of glass and metal sculptures exploring the decorative tradition of repurposing artillery shells and a recent series of vases produced for his exhibition at the musée d'Orsay (in 2019), he has developed a series of 12 vases, one for each month of the year, in which a single flower is added every day, marking the passing of time as they wilt and die.
Christodoulos Panayiotou's (born 1978 in Limassol, Cyprus
) wide-ranging research focuses on the identification and uncovering of hidden narratives in the visual records of history and time.
Solo exhibitions of his work have been held (amongst others) at the 56th Venice Biennial, The Cyprus Pavilion; Camden Arts Centre, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; Casa Luis Barragán, Mexico City; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Kunsthalle Zürich; Casino Luxembourg; CCA Kitakyushu; Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis; Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig; Centre d'Art Contemporain de Brétigny; and at Point Center of Contemporary Art, Nicosia. In 2019 he collaborated on the conception of the Emma Kunz - Visionary Drawings exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery. His work was also shown in a number of group exhibitions including: the 8th Melle Biennale; the 14th Lyon Biennial; the 13th Sharjah Biennial; dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel; 8th Berlin Biennale; 7th Liverpool Biennial; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Museion, Bolzano; Migros Museum, Zürich; CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona; Witte de With, Rotterdam; Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Ashkal Alwan Center for Contemporary Arts, Beirut; Artist Space, New York; MoCA Miami.