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February 2017

Michael Cacoyannis – Gazing at the Future

10:00 — 17:00

An exhibition on the life and work of the great Greek artist, which offers an unpublished narrative of the artistic course of Michael Cacoyannis, emphasising his great works but also moments of his everyday working life. The unpublished photographs, in new prints and edited by the winner of the 1st International Photography Award, the Italian artist Antonio Manta, Professor at the Urbino ISIA University, come from the personal archive of Cacoyanis and constitute important evidence on the history of European…

March 2017

A tale of two cities

16:00 — 19:00

Opening and guided tour on the 4th of March, at 19:00 Exhibition Duration: 4 of March – 20 of March, 16:00 – 19:00 A collaboration between two European Capitals of Culture, Pafos2017 and Valletta2018. Cyprus and Malta are two islands in the Mediterranean that share similar sufferings, adventures and tragedies throughout history. They both also have a brilliant culture and a common natural beauty and are connected by their two historic cities – Pafos the European Capital of Culture for 2017 and…

Room in a Wall

16:00 — 19:00

Opening and discussion with the artist on the 22nd of March, at 19:00. Exhibition Duration : 22 March – 29 March 2017, 16:00 – 19:00   Room in a wall is an interactive installation that invites the visitors to explore conflicting representations and experiences related to borders. Using photography, video, sound and historical footage, the installation challenges not only the visitor, but questions the relationship between the researcher/artist and his material. The space created in Room in a wall can thus be understood…

April 2017

Terue Yamauchi: When Solid begins Turning Fluid

16:00 — 19:00

Exhibition Duration: 5th of April – 29 of April, 16:00 – 19:00 Presentation by Terue Yamauchi and discussion with the public on Wednesday 5 April 2017, at 19:00. In the context of the thematic series Travellers of the World and the subcategory Sharing Stories, the artist Terue Yamauchi presents her multidimensional research on the relationship of man and the sea. These two elements meet, operate together and are presented in an exhibition that is hosting selections of video, photos and…

Photomarathon

09:00 — 13:00

Opening: Saturday 29 April 2017, 09:00 An event by the Pafos Photographical Society and the Community Involvement programme, which encourages people to look at the town of Pafos through a different perspective. The Photomarathon, as a photographic challenge, urges the participants to discover new meanings in known and unknown sites and to explore methods of depiction of ideas, thoughts, feelings and the rhythms of daily life in the town. The Photomarathon as a contest is a special challenge. The participants…

May 2017

Akamas Project

16:30 — 18:00

Sunday 21 May 2017 16:30 – 18:00 Kathikas Community Council In the context of the Akamas Project activities that relate to the sustainable development of the Akamas peninsula communities, a series of events will take place. These include the inauguration of the cycling station and the relevant environmental educational programme for elementary schoolchildren, as well as the opening of the Information Centre Pafos2017 that has been set up in the village of Kathikas. The Information Centres in Kathikas, Neo Chorio…

Τhe Wall

19:00 — 21:00

Monday 22 May – Kennedy Square Inauguration: 19:00 The European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 and the Cyprus Photographic Society – Pafos Section invite professionals and amateurs from Cyprus and abroad to record images of the urban environment and to convey it to the public through their own perspective and perception. The photographs will transform an indifferent public space into an artistic reference point, promoting in this way the philosophy of an open-air museum and, by extension, the Open Air Factory…

September 2017

The Alien Trail

19:30 — 20:30

Opening: 8 September 2017, 19:30 Duration: 9 – 24 September 2017 | 16:00-19:00 Palia Ilektriki, Pafos Pafos has always welcomed foreigners and travellers. With the passing of time, many of them have been assimilated into the local society, while others remain invisible, anonymous, still in the status of the immigrant. Well known European photographers have been invited to Pafos so as to wander in the neighbourhoods and visually record the adventures of a world unseen. The exhibition will present works…

October 2017

Travellers from Australia

19:00 — 20:00

Οpening: Monday 2 October 2017, 19:00 Monday 2 October – Sunday 15 October 2017, 16:00-19:00 Palia Ilektriki Visitors from Australia An exhibition of diversified material, created by archaeologists and artists who have taken part in the expeditions of the University of Sidney that brought to light the Hellenistic-Roman theatre of Nea Pafos. The most ancient theatre in Cyprus, used for theatrical and other performances from 300 BC until its ruin by earthquakes in 365 AD, was the motive for those conducting…

Peri Poleos – La Boîte 67 – 1967 – 2017

19:30 — 20:30

Wednesday 4 October 2017 19:30 La Boîte 67 (Kato Pafos Harbour) Peri Poleos – La Boîte 67 – 1967 – 2017 The “Peri Poleos” programme of Pafos2017 makes a stop at the legendary cafe La Boîte 67, where it all began exactly 50 years ago. During the magical and most turbulent decade of the 20th century, La Boîte 67 became the place where painting, poetry and singing met with the artistic explorations, the new trends, the political discussions and the…

November 2017

Danish UN Veterans

19:00 — 20:00

OPENING: Friday, 10 November 19:00 Friday 10 – Monday 20 November 2017,16:00 – 19:00 Ibrahim’s Khan Danish UN Veterans After spending many years in Cyprus as members of the United Nations’ missions, veterans from AarhusDenmark are visiting Pafos for the European Capital of Culture and bringing with them their memories and stories from their days in Cyprus. A photography exhibition about the presence and actions of the UN in times of conflict, will tell the story of the violent separation of the two communities. During…

December 2017

Manda-la in Cyprus

19:00 — 20:30

OPENING: Ibrahim’s Khan, 14 December 2017, 19:00 Thursday 14 – Sunday 24 December 2017 Ibrahim’s Khan, 16:00 – 19:00 The European Capital of Culture Pafos2017, has invited the Japanese photographer Masahiro Usami to Cyprus – as part of the project “Japanese Eyes on Cyprus”- to observe the island through the life of its people and create large-scale photographs representing their hopes, as well as the current socio-political situation of Cyprus through his artistic perspective. In particular, the artist has focused on…

Home

16:00

OPENING: En Plo Gallery 17 December 16:00 Sunday 17 – Sunday 31 December 2017 En Plo Gallery Home The multi-dimensional meaning of the concept Home is the predominant theme of this project. Two educators and 12 photographers from Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Sweden and the USA stayed together for 6 days in Drousia, where the creative process of interaction resulting in a synthesis of their ideas, experiences and temperaments, laid the foundation for this artistic production. The artists present their own…

Liège – Pafos, Aller et Retour

19:00 — 20:30

Tuesday 19 December & Thursday 21 December 2017 Palia Ilektriki | 19:00 – 20:30 For many years now, the Municipality of Liège maintains a project focusing on the European Capitals of Culture. Jim Sumkay participates in this project, by photographing each European Capital of Culture since 2013. His photographs have already been installed or projected in the cities of Marseille, Cracow, Riga, Plzen, Kosice and Mons. At the same time, the photographer has been capturing the chronicles of our time since…

The Alien Trail

19:00 — 20:30

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 Palia Ilektriki 19:00 After the photography exhibition of Nikos Economopoulos (Greece), Antoine D’Agata (France), Bieke Depoorter (Belgium) and Nicolas Iordanou (Cyprus) last September, the project The Alien Trail concludes with the first official screening of the documentary which followed the entire journey of the photographers, and the participation of children. The documentary is an anthem against racism and social exclusion of minorities in modern Cypriot society. Nicolas Iordanou and Sylvia Nicolaides were in charge of directing…

Liège – Pafos, Aller et Retour

19:00 — 20:30

Tuesday 19 December & Thursday 21 December 2017 Palia Ilektriki | 19:00 – 20:30 For many years now, the Municipality of Liège maintains a project focusing on the European Capitals of Culture. Jim Sumkay participates in this project, by photographing each European Capital of Culture since 2013. His photographs have already been installed or projected in the cities of Marseille, Cracow, Riga, Plzen, Kosice and Mons. At the same time, the photographer has been capturing the chronicles of our time…

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