SOLO EXHIBITIONS



2019-03 ●    “the duration of a sigh; CAESURA” Benaki Museum; Athens, Greece


2015-07 ●     “Lebanese Notebook; AntiParadise” Chios Photo Festival, Chios, Greece





GROUP EXHIBITIONS



2017-06 ●    “HETEROTOPIA”; “Any more Odes” City of Athens Art Centre, curated by Vangelis Ioakimides; Athens-GREECE


2019-10 ●    “CAESURA”; “Novas Visões Na Fotografia Contemporânea” Imago Lisboa; curated by Rui Prata; Lisbon-PORTUGAL


2019-09 ●    “Lebanese Notebook; AntiParadise”

“Liban, Réalités & Fictions” - 3eme Biennale des Photographes du Monde Arabe Contemporaine” Institut du Monde Arabe;

curated by Gabriel Bauret, Paris-FRANCE


2018-12 ●    “CAESURA; the duration of a sigh” nominated for

PRIX PICET 2019, “Hope”


2018-07 ●    “HETEROTOPIA”; “curated Artist”, Head on Photo Festival, curated by Moshe Rosenzveig; Sydney-AUSTRALIA


2018-01 ●    “CAESURA”; “Critical Archives III: Identities”

MEDPHOTO FESTIVAL; Museum of Modern Art, Rethymno-GREECE


2017-10     “CAESURA”; “Local Stories”; LM Gallery;

curation N. Kassianou, Piraeus-GREECE


2017-09 ●    “CAESURA”; “family”, Kuala-Lumpur International Photo Awards 2017  Kuala Lumpur-MALAYSIA


2017-08     “CAESURA”; shortlisted & exhibited “Freedom”

Aperture Summer Open, Aperture, New York- USA


2017-06 ●    “CAESURA”; “YICCA International Awards 2017”

Rooster Gallery, Vilnius-LIITHUANIA


2017-05     “CAESURA”; shortlisted & exhibited

CENTER Santa Fe Photo Festival, New Mexico-USA


2017-05     “CAESURA”; “Portrait & Mobile prizes exhibition”

Head on Photo Festival, curated by Moshe Rosenzveig; Sydney-AUSTRALIA


2017-05     “HETEROTOPIA”; shortlisted & exhibited “Conceptual Series”; KOLGA Tbilisi Photo Festival, Tbilisi-GEORGIA


2017-05 ●    “CAESURA”; shortlisted & exhibited in “Documentary Series”; KOLGA Tbilisi Photo Festival, Tbilisi-GEORGIA


2017-05 ●    “CAESURA”; shortlisted and exhibited "the Recount of Conflict" PhotoIreland; Pallas Projects Studios, Dublin-IRELAND


2017-05 ●    “CAESURA”; shortlisted and exhibited in "ZEITGEIST"

Cardiff Int’nal Festival of Photography; Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff-UK


2017-05 ●    “CAESURA”; “Les Boutographies” Festival; Montpellier-FRANCE


2016-06 ●    “CAESURA the duration of a sigh”; “Misplaced - Displaced” Athens Photo Festival; Benaki Museum; Athens-GREECE


2015     ●    assigned by the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation

to photograph sites & people of Chios Island for the Chios Mastic Museum


2012     ●    “Lebanese Notebook; AntiParadise”

“Trois Photographes Grecs au Moyen-Orien d’aujourd’hui”

PhotoMed festival; curated by Vangelis Ioakimidis Toulon-FRANCE


2012          “Lebanese Notebook; AntiParadise” “oriented and disoriented in the Middle East”, Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki;

curated by Vangelis Ioakimidis; Thessaloniki-GREECE


2011          commissioned by the Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki to photograph contemporary Lebanon as part of government project “Thessaloniki at the crossroads of civilizations” initiated by the

Hellenic Ministry of Culture & Tourism


2010          “déjà vu” participation/projection in the 21st photobiennale of Thessaloniki 'TOPOS'; the Archaeological museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki-GREECE


2009          “Earth/Tracks” participation in the exhibition for the Prix Pictet Awards, Museum of Photography of  Thessaloniki (ThMPhoto); curated by Gabriel Bauret & Vangelis Ioakimidis




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BOOKS 

     

2018-07 ●    “CAESURA thew duration of a sigh” authors: Bill Kouwenhoven/ Demetris Koilalous, publisher: KEHRER VERLAG July 2018





PUBLIICATIONS • CATALOGUES


2019-08 ●    “LIBAN, RÉALITÉS & FICTIONS” exhibition catalogue for Institut du Monde Arabe, publisher: SILVANA EDITORIALE August 2019       


2017-10     “CAESURA” & “HETEROTOPIA” exhibition catalogue for KOLGA Tbilisi Photo Festival, publisher: xxxxxx August 2017


2017-10 ●    “CAESURA thew duration of a sigh” Life-FRAMER travelling exhibition catalogue 2017





the book “CAESURA , the duration of a sigh” published by KEHRER VERLAG

[authors: Bill Kouwenhoven and Demetris Koilalous] has received the following

awards and distinctions:



SEP 2019   Finalist ‘first book’, 3rd LUCIE Photobook Prize Awards 2019


AUG 2019  ● Gold Winner for documentary Book, Moscow International Fotography Awards 2019


AUG 2019  ● Bronze Winner for documentary Book, Le Prix de la Photographie de Paris 2019


JUL 2019   ● Honorable mention for documentary Book, International Photography Awards 2019


JUN 2019  ● Silver Winner for documentary Book, Tokyo International Foto Awards 2018


JUN 2019 Shortlisted in Belfast Photo Festival 2019


APR 2019 Chosen and exhibited in 2019 Photobook exhibition in PhotoWien


JAN 2017 Shortlisted in Gomma Grant 2016





AWARDS



FOTOFILMIC 18 June 2019 Grand winner “HETEROTOPIA”

Buschlen Mowatt Nichol Foundation


CENTER Photo Festival Santa Fe, Exhibitor’s choice 2017

1st place Award “CAESURA”


Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2017

“Photo Stories -FAMILY” 1st place Award “CAESURA”


FOTOFILMIC “Solo II exhibition Award” November 2017

Runner Up “HETEROTOPIA” Juried by Alec Soth


Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 “Borders” & “Life” categories,

finalist “CAESURA”


PDN “Storytellers” 2017, runner up “CAESURA”


Life-FRAMER “Series Award” 2017 runner up “CAESURA”


YICCA International Awards 2017 Italy, 1st prize “HETEROTOPIA”


Head On Photo Festival (Australia),

“Head On Mobile” Prizes 2017 1st prize “CAESURA”


Head On Photo Festival (Australia),

“Head On Portrait” Prizes 2017 2nd prize “CAESURA”


Life-FRAMER, “Still Life” 2017 theme 1st prize “CAESURA”

Demetris Koilalous was born in Athens.

Between 1980 and 1989 he was based in the UK where he studied ‘Town and Country Planning’ in Edinburgh and ‘Geography’ in London. He took up photography in 1982. He works as a freelance photographer since 1990 specializing in Portrait, Theatre an Advertising Photography. He has worked with public and private organizations, central and local government, museums, national and municipal theatres; his work has been published in most Greek magazines and newspapers. Since 2004 he teaches photography in private and public institutions. His works are found in private and public collections, in the collections of the Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki, of Head on Photo Festival in Sydney, and in CENTER, Santa Fe