Yorgos Petrou


1981, lives and works London and Lefkosia



Yorgos Petrou’s practice examines what connects individuals to specific places and employs performance, photography, and sculpture to investigate how those become sites of memory, legend, and trauma. In 2017 his work Landmarks was exhibited in Planétes, the inaugural exhibition of Cultural Capital of Europe Pafos curated by Elena Parpa. His work has also been included in Identalterity at the 5th Biennale of Thessaloniki. He participated in screenings and group exhibitions at the Freud Museum – London, Modern Art OxfordS1 Artspace and Site Gallery – Sheffield, ICA – London, Galeria Vermelho – São Paulo, Insitu Space for Contemporary Art – Berlin, and Wolstenholme Creative Space – Independents Liverpool Biennial.