Irini Karayannopoulou is an artist whose work comprises
painting, books, collage, drawings and film.
She is the co-founder of artist duo Extra-Conjugale
and the co-founder of Twin Automat.

Selected Solo Projects



2017 Xoanon (Extra-Conjugale, Twin Automat), Six d.o.g.s Project Space, Athens, Greece*
2017 Fantasio, My Playce, Athens, Greece
2016 YOU AM I, Epifanios Haute Couture, Athens, Greece
2016 YOU AM I, Laureen Thomas Gallery, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France*
2015 YOU AM I, Septième Etage, Geneva, Switzerland
2014 Informal Gardens, Palagkas Temporary, London UK*
2013 ZOO.OOO (Extra-Conjugale) Six d.o.g.s Project Space, Athens, Greece*
2013 Teeter-Totter, Zino Project (Extra-Conjugale), Athens, Greece
2013 Immaterial, Holy Room, Athens, Greece
2012 Perdant Magnifique, Bob Design Gallery, Paris, France
2012 LUST headquarters, Athens, Greece
2012 Slings (Extra-Conjugale) LUST headquarters, Athens, Greece
2011  LUX, Chez Claire une Dame, Athens, Greece.
2011  Terra Nostra, (Extra-Conjugale) Gray Gallery, Skopelos, Greece
2010  Immaterial, Lola Nikolaou gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece*
2009  Hinterland, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, Greece
2008  Gray gallery, Skopelos, Greece
2007  Gems, Gray gallery, Skopelos, Greece
2006  Negociating Gravity, Vitamin Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy*
2005  The Hanging Garden Experience, Lola Nikolaou gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece
2004  Unlimited Contemporary, Athens, Greece
2003  Lola Nikolaou gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece*
2001  Institut Francais de Thessalonique, Greece*
2000  Kamara 2000, Egnatia Odos, Thessaloniki, Greece*
1999  Zefxis gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece*
1998  Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste, Karlsruhe, Germany*
1998  Pascale Cottard-Olsson gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
1997  Galerie de St Paul en Cornillon, France

Selected Group Projects



2017
Disco Fashion, GR80’s, Technopolis, Athens, Greece

2016
No Future, 1st Performance Biennale, Athens, Greece (Extra-Conjugale)
Asthenia, Romantso, Athens, Greece
Group show, Snehta Residency, Athens, Greece

2015
Les Soirées MACA, Athens, Greece
Kenophobia, CAN gallery, Athens, Greece
Boom Bang II, Northampton, UK
The Velvet Invention, (Extra-Conjugale), Romantso, Athens, Greece

2014
Kalyva, Romantso, Athens, Greece* (Extra-Conjugale)
Dayz of Glory, Openshowstudio, Athens, Greece
Art Athina, Cube Art Editions, Athens, Greece

2013
An Urban Film Map, Remap 4, Athens, Greece
Smile at the Strange, VYCA, Athens, Greece
Expanding Foam and Intellectuals, ReMap 4, Athens, Greece,
The Anchor, Lustlands, Peloponnese, Greece
Lustlands, The NY Rematerialization, Family Business, New York, USA
Deja vecu, Anamesa, Athens, Greece.(Extra-Conjugale)
All three yellows, One year Lust, Frown Tails, Athens, Greece
The Transparency of sex, Old hospital of Amphissa, Greece
Last winter in summer, Circus 2000, Karlsruhe, Germany

2012
(ON)Accordance, Grand Union, Newcastle, UK
Improvisational Sound Performance with Sabu Toyozumi, Syros, Greece
128kbps Objects, Newcastle, UK
128kbps Objects, (Extra-Conjugale) Newcastle, UK
Immaterial, Common View, National Theater of Greece.
Lustlands, (Extra-Conjugale) Thermisia Argolidos, Greece
Videodrome, Camp, Athens, Greece
Boiling Point, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
Zootrope, Camp, Athens, Greece

2011
Ghost, Embros theater, Athens, Greece
Epekeina, Municipal Gallery of Athens, Greece*
Art Athina, Cube Art Editions, Athens, Greece*
K.I.M.O.L.I.A, Athens, Greece.
BYOB Kunsthalle Athena, Athens, Greece.
Live performance with XYSM at the XYZ Outlet, Athens, Greece.
Animacall, Thessalonki, Greece

2010
Immaterial, Rencontres Internationales du film, Centre G. Pompidou, Paris, France.*
Mixed and Mastered, Centre for Visual Introspection, Bucharest, Romania*
Or-bits, Source Coding, Quare, London, UK
Evolution ID, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center Athens, Greece.
Money Factory, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Holidays(?), Gray Gallery, Skopelos, Greece
Art Athina, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center/Cube Art Editions
Music Wise, Bios, Athens, Greece

2009
Personal-Political, 2nd Thessaloniki Biennial, Greece*
Beret from Monmartre, 2nd Athens Biennial Athens, Greece
Beret from Monmartre, Velvet Festival, Bios, Athens, Greece
Art Athina, Cube Art Editions, Athens, Greece
ReMap KM 2, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center,
Greece Summer Show, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Greece

2008
The Beautiful Ones, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, NJ, USA
Boys, Rencontres Internationales du film Paris/Berlin/Madrid (Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Reina Sofia)
The Final Show, Kafeneon, Athens, Greece

2007
PULSE Miami, Vitamin Contemporanea gallery, Miami, USA
ARTissima, Vitamin Contemporanea gallery, Torino, Italy
Balelatina, Vitamin Contemporanea gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Ophelia’s world, Argekunst Museum, Bolzano, Italy
Art Athina, H syghroni elliniki skini, Athens, Greece.
My Room, Rencontres Internationales du film, Paris/Berlin/Madrid
Unfair, Rooms, Athens, Greece
Part Time Punks, DESTE Foundation, Athens

2006
My Room, Rencontres Internationales du film Paris/Berlin/Madrid
ARTissima, Vitamin Contemporanea gallery, Torino
Turning Twelve, Athens, Greece.
My Room, Positive charges, Center of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki*

2005
The Collection, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art,Thessaloniki
Liste, Basel, Unlimited Contemporary gallery, Switzerland*
Art Athina, Lola Nikolaou gallery-Unlimited Contemporary gallery, Thessaloniki*

2004
Re:source, Art in General, New York, U.S.A
Liste, Basel, Unlimited Contemporary gallery, Switzerland*
Art Athina Unlimited Contemporary gallery, Athens, Greece*
Hellas Everyday, White Box gallery, New York, U.S.A*

2003
Variations in Balkan spaces, Thessaloniki, Greece*

2002
ArtFrankfurt, Neue Kunst gallery, Germany

2001
Artforum gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece ATOMA, Port of Thessaloniki, Greece

2000
Art Athina, ZM gallery, Greece*
7+7, Zefxis gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece

1999
Association On Dirait la Mer, Marseille, France
Mediterranean Art Festival, -ECUME- Alexandria, Egypt
Elaine Benson Gallery, New York, U.S.A

*for these exhibitions a catalogue has been produced