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Palimpsest of voices

Leontios Toumpouris with Oakgrove Primary School
Glasgow International
10 – 27 June 2021


In partnership with:
Oakgrove Primary School
Queens Cross Housing Association
Glasgow Sculpture Studios

Funded by:
Glasgow International
Creative Scotland
Cyprus High Commision – Cultural Section
Glasgow Connected Arts Network

Supported by:
Matrix AI

Produced by:
Alex Misick

And oh those eyes that were data-saturated (D-S)

Online project by Leontios Toumpouris and the Cyprus High Commission in the UK – Cultural Section
May – June 2020


Organised by:
Cyprus High Commission in the UK – Cultural Section

Funded by:
Cultural Services – Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth
Visual Artists and Art Theorists Association – phytorio


Solo show
24 January 2020 – 18 February 2020
Eins gallery
28 Themidos
Limassol, 3036, CY

Supported by:
Makers Will Make Open Access Workshop

It moves and it shouts

Group show curated by Panos Giannikopoulos
5 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
Haus N
Kairi 6, 2nd floor
Monastiraki, Athens, 105 51, GR

Funded by:
Cultural Services – Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth


Group show curated by Marina Christodoulidou
29 November 2019 – 29 February 2020
Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre
19 Palias Ilektrikis
Nicosia, 1016, CY


Funded by:
Cultural Services – Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus
Eurobank Cyprus
Goethe Institute
Austrian Embassy Nicosia

Relations reversed

Solo show
14 June – 12 July 2019
Thkio Ppalies
2b Kissamou, Palouriotissa,
Nicosia, 1040, CY


Funded by:
Cultural Services – Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth


Parallel events:

During the opening Alex Tomb, DJ and sound designer, will perform live responding to audio recordings of the texts that the artist produced for the exhibition.
14 June, 9-10.30pm

‘Acts of recognition’
A screening curated by Leontios Toumpouris with films by artists and filmmakers relevant to the linguistic and material concerns of his practice.
21 June, 9-10pm

Of particular images

Solo show
18 January – 10 February 2019
Intermedia gallery
CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD, UK


Funded by:
Eaton Fund
Cultural Services – Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth


Parallel events:

‘Of speculative indications’
Curation of public display
Special Collections – University of Glasgow Library (12th floor)
23 January – 15 March 2019

‘Of emblems’
Talk by Professor Laurence Grove and Dr Luis Gomes, Director and Deputy Director respectively of the Stirling Maxwell Centre for the Study of Text/Image Cultures at the University of Glasgow
CCA Cinema
2 February 2019, 11.30am
Free (unticketed)

‘Of sharing’
A three-day children’s workshop
Developed and led by: Leontios Toumpouris
Supported by: CCA, Oakgrove Primary School and Special Collections – University of Glasgow Library
Funded by: Queens Cross Housing Association and Glasgow Sculpture Studios
January 2019

The Occult Turn

A symposium curated by Izabella Scott, Leontios Toumpouris and Alessia Zinnari
14 September 2018
Senate Room
University of Glasgow
University Avenue, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, UK


Funded by:
The University of Glasgow




Solo show curated by Eoin Dara
31 May – 5 June 2018
Custom Lane
67 Commercial Street, Leith,
EH6 6LH, Edinburgh, UK


Organised by:
Cyprus High Commission in the UK – Cultural Section

Suggestions and Encounters: Physical or Otherwise

Solo show curated by Seán Elder
9 February – 4 March 2018
The Telfer Gallery
13 Ross Street, The Barras
G1 5AR, Glasgow, UK


Supported by:
Many Studios
East End First Saturdays

Funded by:
Cultural Services – Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth
Hope Scott Trust


The exhibition is accompanied by a publication, titled Physical or Otherwise: Suggestions and Encounters featuring commissioned and re-edited essays spanning academic, theoretical and experimental responses to notions associated with Toumpouris’ practice.
Texts by Lampros Alexopoulos, Maria Anastassiou, Seán Elder, James Elkins, Allyson Keehan, Leontios Toumpouris.
Publication Launch: CCA Clubroom, 18 February, 4pm

On Residual Agencies

A choreographed screening of film, expanded cinema and performance
Co-curated by Leontios Toumpouris and Maria Anastassiou
Supported by The Telfer Gallery, Glasgow
3 August 2017
26 Morningside United Church
EH10 4DH, Edinburgh, UK

* photo Basma Alsharif, Deep Sleep, 2014

Phytorio Residency

July 2017
Visual Artists Association (EI.KA)
Nicosia, CY

NSK State Pavilion / 57th Venice Biennale

11 May – 15 July 2017
IUAV University of Venice
Santa Croce, 1957, IT


Commissioned and produced by IRWIN
Co- produced by Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana
Co-organised by Temple Productions, Paris and Društvo NSK Informativni center, Ljubljana
Curated by Zdenka Badovinac and Charles Esche
Directed by Mara Ambrožič
Installation by Ahmet Öğüt

* photo courtesy of IRWIN

Hospitalfield Graduate Residency 2016

10 – 23 October 2016
Hospitalfield House
Arbroath, Scotland, UK

* photo courtesy of Ruth Clark