Biography

Born in Nicosia (Cyprus), 1976
Lives and works in Nicosia
Lecturer at the School of Architecture,
Fine and Applied Arts of Frederick University, Cyprus


Education

1997-1999 / MA Theatre Design /
Scenography (Visual Language of Performance), Wimbledon School Of Art, London, UK
1994-1997 / BA (Hons) Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
1995-1995 / Academia Di Belle Arte Di Venezia, Participation in the Erasmus Programme, Venezia, Italy


Solo Exhibitions

2012 /
Nowhere and Elsewhere, Omikron Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2009 /
No Body, No Border, Collaboration with artist Horst Waierstall
for a site specific Installation / Performance, The Space, Nicosia, Cyprus
2006 /
Emblem of, Side-Specific Performance / Installation, Sobrero (shoe store and factory), Nicosia, Cyprus
2001 /
I Want to Be a Star, Pantheon Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus


Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 /
Terra Mediterranea In Crisis, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre - Pierides Foundation Curated by: Yiannis Toumazis, Nicosia Municipal Arts
Ethological Museum, Nicosia, Cyprus UTOPIA, curated by Elena Parpa & Maria Stathi, Evagoras Lanitis Centre, Limassol, Cyprus


2011 /
3rd Athens Biennale Monodrome, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, XY (Xenia Kalpaktsoglou & Poka-Yio), Diplareios School, Monastiraki, Athens, Greece
Reveries of Will, art from the land of Cyprus, Curated by Polys Peslikas, Vamiali’s, Athens, Greece
Art Athina International Contemporaty Art Fair, curated by Maria Stathi, Omikron Gallery Booth C2, Athens, Greece
Uncovered: Nicosia International Airport, Project #8, Curated by Pavlina Paraskevaidou and Basak Senova, Nicosia International Airport, Nicosia, Cyprus
Little Land Fish, Exhibition under the umbrella of Istanbul Cultural Capital of Europe 2010, Curated by Dr. Antonis Danos and Dr. Zeynep Yasa Yaman, Antrepo 5, Sanat Limani, Istanbul, Turkey
Between You and Me and the Wall, Curated by Maria Stathi and Polys Peslikas, Omikron Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus


2010 /
Chypre 2010, L’art au présent, Curated by Andri Michael and Yiannis Toumazis, Espace Commines, Paris, France
Looking Awry: Views of an Anniversary, Curated by Dr. Antonis Danos, Lanitis Foundation, Limassol, Cyprus
Perfect F 2, Exhibition of Academic Staff of Frederick University,
Art and Design Department, Curated by Savvas Christodoulides, Argo Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus


2009 /
Video Presentation with artist Horst Waierstall at the Dance Gate, 1st Nicosia Dance Festival, Pallas Theatre and Melina Mercuri Hall, Nicosia, Cyprus
The Beehive Experiment, Gallery OT301, Amsterdam
Nicosia Airport (where the peace talks are held under the umbrella of the U.N.), Nicosia, Cyprus
Perfect F, Exhibition of Academic Staff of Frederick University,
Art and Design Department, Organiser and curator Savvas Christodoulides, Nicosia, Cyprus
Change of Climate, Group exhibition, Curated by Stefanos Karambambas, Glavkos Koumides’ studio, Nicosia, Cyprus
Video Diaries, Organized by Horst Waierstall, The Space, Nicosia, Cyprus


2008 /
A Book for a Lifetime, Organised by Horst Waierstall and Goethe Zentrum, Artists’ Books at the Artspace & Moufflon, Nicosia, Cyprus


2007 /
From the series: Regulated Services: 180 Degrees Bending in the Air of Nicosia, (cat.-video), Destruction and Oblivion, Contemporary Museum Under Construction, Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus
SpaceWalk II, (cat.-video), Municipal Gallery, Larnaca, Cyprus
SpaceWalk, Stoa Ashcylou, Nicosia, Cyprus


2006 /
A Route to a Passage, (video), R.S./V.P - Regulated Services / Vicky Pericleous, Urban Soul Festival, Elftheria Square Park, Nicosia, Cyprus


2005/
Accidental Meetings, (cat.), Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus
Representation of the Republic of Cyprus in the Salon for the celebration of the entry of the new E.U. member states, Espace Champerret, Paris, France


2004 /
Summertime In The City, Group Exhibition, Archimede Staffolini Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus


2003 /
Noise Crossings, (cat.- video), Organised by the Noise of Coincidence, Nicosia, Cyprus
Language of Gender, (cat.), curated by Dr. Antonis Danos, Organised by the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Group exhibition of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot artists, Organised by the Artistic Group “Artists & Artists” at Hilton Hotel, Nicosia, Cyprus
Noise Obsession, (cat.), Organised by the Noise Of Coincidence, “S.P.E.L.” building, Nicosia, Cyprus


2002 /
Eroticism, Pantheon Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus


Seminars / Talks

2011 /
Lecture/Video presentation: 360 Degrees of Visibility, Part of the no_body, 3rd Dance, Movement & Performance Arts Festival, “Μyloi” Municipal Cultural Centre Kaimakli, Nicosia, Cyprus


2008 /
Lecture, Presentation ‘ Video Diaries in the political and social context, organizes by Horst Weiestall, The Space, Nicosia, Cyprus
Lecture, Presentation: Interventions in Public Spaces, Horst Weiestall, artist and lecturer (Frederick University) and Vicky Pericleous at the Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus


2007 /
Invited artist / speaker at the international conference Citizenship, Multiculturalism, Cosmopolitanism, Organised by the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Invited artist / speaker, Tracking Noise, at talks titled U-topia, Organised by artist Horst Waierstall in collaboration with the Goethe Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus
Invited artist / speaker at the Arion Study Visit : Teacher’s training in Enviromental Education through Art and Culture, Organised by the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus


2003 /
Noise at the Yfantourgio, Nicosia, Organized by the Noise of Coincidence group as part of The Noise Crossings exhibition, Nicosia, Cyprus


Selected Bibliography

2012
Schiza Marina, We are in constant ececheiria, A journey to Cyprus of Nowhere and Elsewhere with Vocky Pericleous, Philelefteros newspaper, 22 April
Lambrou Christina, Vicky Pericleous, Nowhere and Elsewhere, Politis Newspaper,22 April Heading towards Utopia, Synthesis, issue 189, March


2011
Karsera, Athena, Uncovered, 9-15 December Schiza, Marina, Monodrome, Phileleftheros newspaper, 27 November
Mitsios, Apostolos, 3rd Athens Biennale 2011 // MONODROME's Curators Talk To Yatzer, Yatzer, http://www.yatzer.com/AB3-Athens-Biennale-2011, 2 November
3rd Athens Biennale 2011, Athens City Culture, http://www.athenscityculture.gr/mycalendar/2011/11/01, November
3rd Athens Biennale 2011 MONODROME WEEK 1, Μodernism Tabloid de Arta & Stil, http://www.modernism.ro/2011/10/28/3rd-athens-biennale-2011-monodrome-week-1/, 28 October
Troumpoukis, Thanasis, 3rd Athens Biennale 2011, www.protagon.gr, 25 October
Karouzakis, Giorgos, From Diplarios until ESA, Eleftherotypia, http://www.enet.gr/?i=news.el.article&id=318346, 15 October
Karouzakis, Giorgos, From Diplarios until ESA, http://floroieikastikoi.blogspot.com/2011/10/blog-post_15.html, 15 October
Parpa, Elena, Musing and Desires, Phileleftheros newspaper, 4 September
Xenou, Eleni, Right in Gazing, Phileleftheros newspaper, 4 September
Lambrou, Christina, [Art] Athina destination of the Arts, Politis newspaper, 22 May
Karsera, Athena, Art-Athina, The Cyprus Weekly, 12 May
Art Athina opens, Kathimerini-Greek edition, 8 May
Parpa, Elena, Just Before Art-Athina, Phileleftheros newspaper, 8 May
Furtherfield.org (supported by Arts Council England) / Uncovered Nicosia International Airport, 12 March
Senova, Basak, SPECTRE: UNCOVERED, SPECTRE Digest, Vol. 97, Issue 21, 11 March
Savvinides, George, “The Walls have a mouth...works that came out of the frame and filled the walls”, Phileleftheros Newspaper, 22 January
Tsiamanta, Xenia, “Between You and Me and the Wall, Omikron Gallery”, City Free Press, 21-27 January
Lamprou, Christina, “Between You and Me and the Wall at Omikron, Politis Newspaper”, 21 January
Paraskevaidou, Margarita, Between You and Me and the Wall, Phileleftheros Newspaper, 20 January
“Between You and Me and the Wall”, Ysterographo Magazine with Phileleftheros, 16 January
“Between You and Me and the Wall”, The Cyprus Weekly Newspaper 14-20 January
“Between You and Me and the Wall at Omikron Gallery”, Alithia Newspaper, 13 January
Sxiza, Marina, “The Political Side of Art, Between You and Me and the Wall at Omikron Gallery”, Phileleftheros Newspaper, 8 January Boyer, Guy, « Le Connaissance des arts: Chypre à Paris pour le Réveillon », 30 December


2010
Lambrou, Christina, “Looking Awry…”, Politis Newspaper, November
Lambrou, Christina, “Looking Awry: Views of an Anniversary, Politis Newspaper”, 14 November
Lemesorama magazine, Contemporary Cypriot Art Exhibition for the 50th anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus, November
Yaman, Dr. Zeynep Yasa, ‘ARTIST actual’ magazine, ‘KÜÇÜK KARA BALIĞI SERGİSİ: BİR MASAL HER ŞEYİ ANLATABİLİR Mİ?’, 12 August
Andreou, Anna, “Cypriots follow the black fish..”, Nea Newspaper, 4 July
Hürriyet “Turkey's culture capital christens 'Art Port' in Tophane”, 21 June
Radical Newspaper, interview of Zeynep Yasa Yaman, 20 June
Savvinides, George, “TheBehive Experiment”, Phileleftheros, 10 June
Schiza, Marina, “A Cypriot fish in Bosporus waters”, Phileleftheros Newspaper, 10 June
‘The Little Land Fish’, ‘Little Land Fish’ Exhibition, under the umbrella of Istanbul, 10 May Cultural Capital of Europe, 2010, Antrepo 5, next to Istanbul Modern (Art Museum), Sanat Limani, Istanbul, curated by Dr. Antonis Danos and Dr. Zeynep Yasa Yaman, co-organized by EMMA (Eastern Mediterranean Arts Association) and EKATE (Cyprus Art Chamber)


2009
Kathimerini Newspaper ‘Art Exhibition of Cypriot Artists at Nicosia’s Airport’, 14 July ‘Art Exhibition of Cypriot Artists at the negotiation room of Christofia-Talat’, 13 July
Tsiamanta, Xenia, ‘Perfect F’, City Free Press, 7 June S
chiza, Marina, “Change of Climate”, Phileleftheros, 9 March


2008
From the series: Regulated Services :1800 degrees of head bending in the air of Nicosia Vicky Pericleous, Access Art and Arteri Art Magazine, November - December


2006
Hughes, Glyn, ‘Urban Soul Festival 2006’, The Cyprus Weekly, 12-19 October
Hughes, Glyn, ‘Vicky breaks Still on mould’, The Cyprus Weekly Newspaper, 30 June – 6 July
Ysterographo magazine of Phileleftheros Newspaper, 4 June
Parpa, Elena, ‘Behind Aphrodite Mask’, Ysterographo magazine of Fileleftheros Newspaper, 30 April


2003
Parpa, Elena, “In The Crossroads Of Art”, Phileleftheros Newspaper 14 December
“Cyprus Renaissance”, Apollo Executive Review magazine, Cyprus Airways magazine, July - September


Catalogues / Books

2011
UNCOVERED. Nicosia International Airport. Book 1, December
Looking Awry: Views of an Anniversary, catalogue, November


2010
Chypre 2010, L’art au présent, catalogue, December
The Little Land Fish, Istanbul 2010, European Capital of Culture, catalogue, May


2009
Change of Climate, C.D, catalogue, April


2008
ΥΚ: ΕΜΧ, Museum under Construction, Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia, catalogue, December 07 – January 08


2007 SpaceWalk II, (cat.-video), Municipal Gallery, Larnaca


2005
Salon des Artistes Independants, section: Espace Nouvelle Europe, catalogue, April
Cypriot Art in 20th century, p.266-267, written by Umit Inatchi, Anna Marangou, Marina Schiza, Yiannis Toumazis, printed by Chr. Nicolaou and Sons Ltd., Book
Accidental Meetings, Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia, catalogue


2003
NOISE. Noise Crossings, C.D., catalogue
CYPRUS ARTISTS, Pantheon Gallery