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PETRIDIS PARIS

PETRIDIS PARIS
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Born 1960, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Lives and works in Thessaloniki.

 

Education
2008 – 2010
PhD in Photography, University of Sunderland
1987 - 1990
Apprenticeship in a professional studio (Helen Mylonas, N.Y.C.)
1983 - 1985
MA Political Economy, New York University, USΑ
1978 - 1983
BA Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki GR

Scholarships and Grants
2011 – 2012

Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
1994 – 1995
Artists Grant, the J.F. Costopoulos Foundation, Athens, Greece
1978 – 1982
State Scholarship Foundation, Athens, Greece

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016
The Greek Cloud, AD Gallery, Athens GR
Between, Dio Horia, Mykonos GR
2015
The Void and the Country, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon USA
2013
HERE. Sites of Violence in Thessaloniki, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation's Bookshop, Athens GR
2012
The Void and the Country, AD Gallery, Athens GR (this photographic series was realised with the support of the Stavros Niarhos Foundation, Athens GR)
2008
The Rum-Orthodox Schools of Istanbul, Hotel Mezzara, Paris FR
Photobiennale, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
2007
AD Gallery, Athens GR
2004
Roadside Details, AD Gallery, Athens GR
1999
Kath' Odon, Musee Jean Jaurais, Castres FR
1998
Kath' Odon - 1st Prize PHOTOSYNKYRIA 1998, Thessaloniki Municipal Exhibition Hall, Thessaloniki
GR

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016
Sites of Memory, Athens Photo Festival, Main Programme, Benaki Museum, Athens GR
Alice in Crisis, Dio Horia, Mykonos GR
2015
EuroScope, European Investment Bank Collection, Cercle Cité, Luxembourg LU
2014
East and West: Visualizing the Ottoman City, cur. Leslie Hakim-Dowek, Peltz Gallery, Birckbeck College, London UK
2013
Everywhere but Now, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Central Exhibition of the 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR
Greek Seas: A photographic journey in time, Benaki Museum, Athens GR
2012
Places of memory-Fields of vision, Thessaloniki Center of Contemporary Art, part of the main program of the “Invisible Cities Festival. A Cosmography”, Thessaloniki GR 
Vanishing Point, Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki GR
Oriented and Disoriented in the Middle East (Part A)/ Photographic missions by the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
2011
Monodrome, The 3rd Athens Biennale, Diplareios School, Athens GR    
2010
Time Within Us: Photographers from Turkey, Russia and Greece, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul TR / Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow RU /
Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR 
2009
10 Aspects of Hellenic Photography. Recent Trends of Creation, Art Athina 09 - Falliro Pavillion, Athens & Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
2008
Visual Arts in Greece 3, And Now?, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR
Water Currents, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
10 Aspects of Hellenic Photography. Recent Trends of Creation, Theatre de la Photographie et de l'Image, Nice FR
2005
Communities - Territories, 12th International Month of Photography, P37 Art Gallery, Athens GR
Glances at the city, Photographs of Thessaloniki in the 20th century, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
2004
Building Wraps and Building Banners, outdoor photography exhibition, Athens 2004, Athens GR
Everyday Hellas, White Box, New York NY, US
2003
Transphotometafores: Trajectories and Intersections, l'espace apollonian, Strasbourg FR
Repositories of Time, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
2002
Transphotometafores: Trajectories and Intersections, Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia, Almeria ES
The Spirit of Family, Photographic Centre of Skopelos, Skopelos GR
2001
Image and Icon: The New Greek Photography 1975-1995, Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa CA
2000
Image and Icon: The New Greek Photography 1975-1995, Moravian Gallery, Brno CZ
Transphotometafores: Trajectories and Intersections, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR & Montpellier FR
My Brother's Image, PHOTOSYNKYRIA 2000, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
1999
Contemporary Greek Photography, Galerie du Chateau d' Eau, Toulouse FR
1998
Image and Icon: The New Greek Photography 1975-1995, Royal Photographic Society, Bath UK
1997
Image and Icon: The New Greek Photography 1975-1995, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art,
Thessaloniki GR & Mesiak Fotografie, Bratislava SK
1996
The Invention of Landscape: Greek Landscape and Greek Photography, PHOTOSYNKYRIA 1996, Vafopoulio Cultural Centre, Thessaloniki GR

Installations
2004

Work Portraits, Olympic Games, Zappeion, Athens GR
1992
Wine Routes, Boutaris Wine Museum, Naoussa GR

Monographs
2016

The Void and the Country, Blue Sky Books, Portland, Oregon US
2012
HERE. Sites of Violence in Thessaloniki, texts by Sakis Serefas, photographs: Paris Petridis, Agra, Athens, ISBN 978-960-505-032-0
2007
The Rum-Orthodox Schools of Istanbul, Agra, Athens, ISBN 978-960-325-718-9
2006
Notes at the Edge of the Road, Agra, Athens, ISBN 978-960-325-667-0
2004
Wedding Album, Istos editions, Athens, ISBN 960-320-071-9
1998
Kath' Odon, Istos editions, Athens, ISBN 960-320-071-9

Contribution to publications
2008
Contemporary Greek Photography, Futura, Athens, ISBN 978-960-6654-76-3
2007
Greece through Photography, Melissa, Athens, ISBN 978-960-204-280-9
2005
Est-ce ainsi que les hommes vivent, Editions du Chene, Paris, ISBN 2842775821
2004
Dance, Koan, Athens, ISBN 960-7895-41-X