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Thanos Kyriakides

1971 Born in Athens, Greece

Lives and works in Athens


1998 History of Art, Athens College

Solo Exhibitions


The End. After Before, Bios Basement, Athens


In Trance, Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig


Holy Glory, The Breeder, Athens


Symbols & Scribbles, Galerie 104 Kleber, Paris


The Breeder, Athens

This Must Be the Place, Kunsthalle Athena


Suzi tros project space, Athens


Metal Flaque concept store, Paris


C-Lagence art space, Paris


Rebel studio, Athens

Group Exhibitions


The Poetry of Memory, Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, curated by Eleftherios Oikonomou

Dielefseis (Crossings), Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, curated by Maria Marangou


Under the spell of Greek costume, Costa Navarino, Messinia, curated by Paul Thanopoulos

Macho Alfa, Material Art Fair, Chez Mohamed booth B10, Mexico city


Woven, Slowtrack Gallery, Madrid, curated by Angela Koulakoglou

Scarecrows, Domaine Sigalas, Santorini

Vetements, Xavierlaboulbenne, Berlin


Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined, Onassis Cultural Center, New York


In Absentia, Galerie Coullaud & Koulinsky, Paris, curated by Lydia Kamitsis


Violence(?), Caid centre, Athens, curated by Maria Marangou

Frieze London, Regent’s Park, London

Lustlands, Thermissia Argolidas, Peloponnese, curated by Nadja Argyropoulou and Lakis & Aris Ionas/The Callas

Gravity is a mistake, Mare Gallery, Crete, curated by Sofia Mavroudis

Hell As Pavilion, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, curated by Nadia Argyropoulou


Beyond Dress Codes, Byron Museum, Cyprus, curated by Lydia Kamitsis

Rooms 2012, St George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens, curated by Alexios Papazaharias

Rooms 2012 Plus +, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, curated by Alexios Papazaharias


The New Disorder, Ileana Tounta Gallery, Athens, curated by Michael Bevilacqua and Katerina Nikou

Les Sapins de Noel des Createurs, Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris

Dissipatio HG, L'Uomo e un Abisso, Chiostro di Voltorre, Varese, Italy

The Art of This Century, Museum Alex Mylona - Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, curated by Dimitris Antonitsis

Participates with films “Ghond” and “Le Diner Surrealiste” at the ASVOFF (A Shaded View On Fashion Film) festival at Centre Pompidou, Paris


Les Sapins de Noel des Createurs, organised by the Carla Bruni - Sarkozy foundation Espace Vendome, Paris

Beyond Dress Codes, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, curated by Lydia Kamitsis

Beyond Dress Codes, Hellenic American Union, Athens, curated by Lydia Kamitsis

Chagallesque, Hydra School Projects, Hydra, curated by Dimitris Antonitsis

Creates the short film “Ghond” for the Guggenheim Museum video art competition

Selected Bibliography/Press

2021, “Greek Revival” by Cathryn Drake, 24 June 2021, “Στο χθόνιο -και λογοκριμένο- σύμπαν του Blind Adam” by Faye Tzanetoulakou, 10 November 2021

2018, “Une exposition en trance de Blind Adam” by Georges Karouzakis, 10 July 2018, “Blind Adam: In Trance”, 7 July 2018

2016, “Blind Adam” by Yorgos Karouzakis, 11 March 2016

Kathimerini newspaper, “Blind Adam” by Margarita Pournara, 10 March 2016, “Holy Glory” by Paris Tavitian, 7 March 2016, “Blind Adam” by Argiro Bozoni, 1 March 2016

Avgi newspaper, issue 12530, “Holy Glory” by Mania Zoussi, 1 March 2016, “Blind Adam” video by Thodoris Scrivanos, 25 February 2016

Popaganda, “Blind Adam” by Lina Rokou, 25 February 2016

2015 & Vimagazino magazine, “The bridges of Onassis Foundation” by Marilena Astrapellou, 20 October 2015, “A Narcissus with many plans for the future” by Pari Spinou, 16 October 2015, “Onassis Festival NY — Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined”, 7 October 2015, “OK For you Mythology mavens: Narcissus Now Festival Reimagining the Myth through Artists' Eyes till Oct 12th” by Jamie Ellin Forbes, 25 September 2015

2014, “La métaphore du vêtement” by Simon Laforce, 23 September 2014, “EXPOSITION «in absentia – poétique du vêtement» by Christina Mavridis, September 2014, “Symbols and Scribbles opening at Galerie 104 Kleber”, 24 March 2014, “Thanos Kyriakides “Symbols and Scribbles” a BLIND ADAM project at 104 Kléber, Paris”, 23 March 2014, “Symbols & Scribbles, à La Galerie 104 Kléber, première exposition personnelle en France de l’artiste Thanos Kyriakides”, 7 March 2014

2013, “Blind Adam” by Cathryn Drake, 28 October 2013

Ozon Magazine, “BLIND ADAM - Knotted” by Ioanna Karagiorgou, issue 102, October 2013, “ReMap 4” by Kimberly Bradley, September 2013, “Opening, Remap 4: Art In Turbulent Times...” by Christina Kalli, 11 September 2013, “Βehind the scenes at ReMap 4, 6 September 2013, “Blind Adam exhibition at the Breeder”, 26 July 2013, “Gravity is a mistake”, 9 June 2013, “This must be the place – Kunsthalle Athena” by Christina Kalli, 26 May 2013, “This Must Be The Place @ Kunsthalle Athena, 20 May 2013, “Cold Day in Hell”, 4 March 2013

Hell As Pavilion cat, February 2013, “Hell As Pavilion exhibition”, February 2013, “תאנוס קיריאקידס - האיש שהלך בעקבות החוט” by Shachar Atwan, 31 January 2013, “Hell As Pavilion, An Exhibition About Greek Paraloga”, 17 January 2013

2012, “the BLIND ADAM ar-T-SHIRT collection”, 28 June 2012, “the BLIND ADAM arT-SHIRT collection”, 18 May 2012, interview with Thanos Kyriakides by Christina Kalli, 4 April 2012

Rooms 2012 cat, pp. 22-23, January 2012

2011, “A reflection on Absence: Thanos Kyriakides” by Francesca Granata, 9 December 2011

Dissipatio HG, L'Uomo e un Abisso cat, pp. 54-55, May 2011

The Art of This Century HSP 10+1 cat, pp. 258-259, April 2011


Cigar Magazine, “Thanos Kyriakides” by Marianna Antonakaki, December 2010

Athens Voice, “Shoot me” by Konstantinos Rigos, December 2010

L' Officiel, “6th sense” by Christina Kalli, December 2010, “Thanos Kyriakides aka Blind Adam // Les Sapins de Noël des Créateurs 2010”, 7 December 2010

Ozon Magazine, “Blind Adam”, November 2010

Beyond Dress Codes cat, pp. 26-27, October 2010

Eleftherotipia, “Beyond Dress Codes” by Vaso Kanellopoulou, October 2010

Dapper Dan, “Thanos Kyriakides for BLIND ADAM” by Yianni Vassiliou, issue 2, A/W 2010

Vogue Hellas, “Chagallesque, Hydra School Projects”, July 2010

Chagallesque, Hydra School Projects cat, pp. 4-5, June 2010, “BLIND ADAM à Paris”, 17 January 2010, “Blind Adam: Мода в трёх измерениях” by Lidia Bardina, 8 January 2010, “Le projet Blind Adam de Thanos Kyriakides”, 7 January 2010, “Blind Adam s’expose au Métal Flaque”, 6 January 2010, “Blind Adam - Thanos Kyriakides”, 5 January 2010, “Exposition Blind Adam art project dans le concept store Metal Flaque”, January 2010, “Blind Adam expose au Métal Flaque”, January 2010


La Repubblica delle Donne magazine, “Nelle mani di Thanos”, 29 August 2009, “Regard sur Thanos Kyriakides, plasticien et couturier pour l’imaginaire” by Jean-Charles Durand, 8 July 2009, “Blind Adam”, 1 July 2009

Votre Beaute Mgz, “Blind Adam in Paris” by Lena Papachristofilou, July 2009, “Blind Adam: Fashion-art exhibition in Paris”, 27 June 2009, “La vision de Thanos”by Hervé Dewintre,22 June 2009, “L'exposition "Blind Adam" de Thanos Kyriakides”, June 2009

Embassy of Greece - The Hague – Netherlands, Press & Communication Office, “Fashion-art in Paris”, June 2009


Androgyny Magazine, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by David Hellqvist, Issue 04, 2008, video interview with Thanos Kyriakides by Marie-Christian Marek, April 2008


4Tessera Magazine, “Fluxus”, October 2007

4Tessera Magazine, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, July 2007