Book Presentation

July 1, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phytorio, Nicosia, Cyprus
Event web site

Spine - Α day devoted to Artist-Led publishing.

22 Artists who work with the book medium will present their publications. Our guest for the day is Eleanor Bonne Brown, who will talk to us about 'Publication As Practice'.

Eleanor Vonne Brown is an independent publisher living in London. She set up X Marks the Bökship, a bookshop and project space for small press publications by artists and designers in 2008, promoting contemporary publishing through book launches, events and production resources that brought together individual practitioners to create a local publishing community. She ran the 'Publication as Practice' talk series on concepts of artists books. Recent projects include ‘Post Internet Cafe’ at PrintRoom, Rotterdam and the audio publishing project ‘The Cast of the Crystal Set' at Matt’s Gallery.

We kindly ask all participants to register at 10:00, at Phytorio. Admission is free.

Supported by Bank of Cyprus



Recipient of 2016 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant.



Selected to be a resident artist at the Can Serrat International Residency in the summer of 2017. Residency supported by partial grant awarded by Can Serrat.


Group Exhibition

Forty Years
Opening reception: March 3, 19:00
Duration: March 3 - 21, 2017
Gloria Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus


Artist Book

How to Know: A Space / Πως να Γνωρίζεις: Ένα Χώρο
Marina Kassianidou
With a contribution by Emiddio Vasquez Hadjilyra
Published with the support of Thkio Ppalies
Edition of 300
ISBN: 978-9963-2301-0- 5

How to Know: A Space is a bilingual artist’s book (English and Greek) revolving around ideas of space, translation, representation, knowledge, and experience. It involves a fictionalized conversation between characters—human and non-human—all of whom approach the question of “how to know a space” from several points of view: architecture, engineering, mathematics, visual art, theater, and fiction writing, among others. The fictionalized conversation draws upon actual conversations the author carried out with people from various fields, with authors via their published texts, and with spaces. One part of the conversation is actual and involves a dialogue between a text written by Emiddio Vasquez Hadjilyra and a text written by the author.

The book is available for sale at Moufflon Bookshop and at The Shopkeeper & Co.


Recent Publications

"Urban Choreographies or Movement Excerpts in Limassol / Αστικές Χορογραφίες ή Αποσπάσματα Κίνησης στη Λεμεσό"
Essay published in Limassol / In Post-Development? Λεμεσός / Μετά την Ανάπτυξη τι; edited collection with texts by Nadia Anaxagorou, Penelope Vasquez Hadjilyra, Yiannis Kakoullis, Louis Kilonis, Marina Kassianidou, Elena Pillakouri, Marinos Panayiotou-Manolis Hadjimanoli, Phidias Pavlides, Christina Poourkou-Savvina Simillidou, Tasos Stylianou, Christakis Sergides, Petros Fiakkas, Andria Christou.
Essay republished on [in Greek]

"Touching-Feeling-Seeing-Thinking: From Making to Viewing and Back"
Harts and Minds Journal

Letter contribution
Symphonic Node
A publication forming part of pick nick's project Symphonic Node (2015)
In collaboration with: Petra Bauer, Daniel Gustav Cramer, Assaf Gruber, John Holten and Sam Smith, Marina Kassianidou, Runo Lagomarsino, Oda Projesi, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Ana Tiscornia, and Jacob Fabricius

Letter contribution
I Am Writing To...Open Letters in Art Criticism
A publication edited by An Paenhuysen and published by the Node Center for Curatorial Studies
Authors: Hanako Fujii, Mercedes Carriquiry, Alex Bowron, Annette Abel, Claudio Cravero, Flavia Dalla Bernardina, Marina Kassianidou, Maeve Hanna, Annalisa Pellino, Sarah Mercadante, Sujin Jung


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