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DIMITRI XENAKIS: Current projects and exhibitions

Dimitri Xenakis art
Light jerusalem 2017

Lumina 2017 Festival.
"GMO" project by Dimitri xenakis and Maro Avrabou.
Cascais, Portugal.September 2017.

FlowerPower in Jerusalem Light Festival

Light In Jerusalem 2017 Festival .
"Flower Power" and "The Uprooted". Two new projects for the Festival.
Jerusalem. 28.6 > 06.7 - 2017.

"Garden of Arts". Corporate sponsorship.
Dimitri's installation: "The angler's dream".
Chateaubourg, France, from May 1st to September 15 th 2017.

Bella Skyway

2016 Bella Skyway Light Festival.
Toruń. POLAND. August 23rd > 28th 2016.

Flower Power "Flower Power" luminous pocket garden.
"Flower Power" is actually exhibited in Qindao City.
Quindao. China. Till August 31st 2016.
Alberobello 2016 Alberobello Light Festival 2016.
"Guardian Angels featured by the festival.
Italy, 23 - 31. / 06. 2016.
Puteaux Public commission City of Puteaux. 2016
City of Puteaux commissions us to design an
additional sery of "Guardian Angels"
France,June. 2016..
Light in Jerusalem 2016
The Festival features our new light installation:
"GMO:Green Marvellous opulence".
Jerusalem, Israël: 25.5 - 2.6. 2016.
Delights Light Festival at Taikoo Li. 2015 Edition.
Beijing, China.
September 24th 2015.

Publication. "Unique gardens"
By Sophie Barbaux. 320 pages. Ici Interface editions. 6 of our projects
Languages: Chinese/English , French : English. July 2015.
Take a look

Neuilly sur Seine; France. May 2015.
Our "Guardian Angels" are still on site since March 2013.
Sablons theater square. Neuilly sur seine. France.

DeLight in Shenzhen 2015

Delights Shenzhen Light Festival 2014-15 Edition.
Shenzhen, China.
September 27 2014 to October 12, 2015.

Glow Festival 2014

Glow Eindhoven Light Festival. 2014 edition.
Eindhoven; Holland.
From 08th to 15th November 2014.


Delights festival Beijing

Delights TaiKoo Li Light Festival 2014 Edition.
Taikooli Sanlitun Chaoyang District, No.19 Sanlitun Road..
Beïjing, China September 27 to October 12, 2014.

Svetlobna Gverila 2014

Svetlobna Gverila Light Festival.
2014 Edition.
Ljubljana. Slovenia. September 2014.

Singapore NIGHT Festival 2014.

Singapore NIGHT Festival 2014.
Luminescent Installation.
Singapore, from August 22 to August 30 th 2014.

Riorges outdoors exhibition

"A Ciel Ouvert"
Outdoors site-specific art exhibition, Riorges city, France.
From June 7th to August 31 st 2014.


I Light Marina Bay Festival.
The 2014 Festival edition will feature our Guardian Angels.
Singapore. From March 7th to March 30th 2014.

Fete des lumiere festival Lyon

"La Fête des Lumières" Light Festival.
"Gardian Angels" Light installation will be a part of the 2013 edition.
Lyon, France, from december 6th to december 9th 2013.

Lumiere Festival Durham

2013 Durham Lumiere Festival.
"Gardian Angels" and "Greenhouse Effect" installations, part of Lumiere 2013,
four-day international light festival in Durham, UK, produced by Artichoke.
Durham, UK. 14-17 November 2013.

Lumina light festival. Portugal. 2013.

Lumina Festival da Luz (Lumina light Festival).
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis design two light installations.
Cascais, Portugal, September 13th, 14th and 15th 2013.

Light In Jerusalem 2013

Light in Jerusalem Festival. 2013 edition.
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis design a light installation.
Jerusalem, Israel. June 2013.

Photo Exhibition, Izmir, Turkey

Photography exhibition. French Cultural Center in Izmir.
Urban visions. Photography by Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis.
Izmir, Turkey. April 2013.

Light Installation Neuilly, France

Exhibition: "L'arbre qui ne meurt jamais" ("The tree that never dies").
"Theater "es Sablons".
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis design an Outdoors Light Installation..
City of Neuilly, France. March 2013.

Installation in Izmir

Photo-Installations in the streets of Izmir. Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis.
"(Se) Représenter la ville": ("Picture the city"). Height interventions in an itinerary from
Kadifekale (Mount Pagus) to the ancient Agorao.
In collaboration with the French Cultural Center in Izmir.
Turkey, November 2012.

Land Art Mongolia Biennale

Land Art Biennial Mongolia. LAM 360° .
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis are invited to the second edition of the biennale.
They are expected to design two site specific artworks
in the Gobi desert. Mongolia, August 2012.

Gardens in Metamorphosis

"Jardins en métamorphose" (Gardens in Metamorphosis).
Art in landscape in the parks of the city of Thiais (France).
Dimitri Xenakis designs an installation work for a pond.
Curators: Marie Deparis-Yafil and Anne-Laure Meyer.
Thiais city, France, May to July 2012.

Vire river banks Festival

First Vire River banks Festival.
Dimitri Xenakis designs an installation artwork by the Vire river.
Tessy sur Vire, Normandy, France. From may to october 2012.

Garden Festival GWC

Nagasaki Garden Festival. GWC. Japan 2012.
Secondt edition of this Festival. Kazuyuki Ishihara, landscape artist is the
initiator of the project.
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis design a luminous garden.
Nagasaki. Japan. Opening on October 9th 2012.

International landscape Architecture magazine

Publication: International Landscape magazine "Paisea" n°018.
In this special issue "Landscape and art", five pages dedicated to Dimitri Xenakis's
landscape installations.
Bilingual: English/Spanish. Septembre 2011.
Take a look.

Festival de jardins no Ibirapuera

Publication:Catalog of the Sao Paolo Modern Art Museum garden festival (Brazil).
Invited artists and Landscape designers: Beatriz Milhares, Ernesto Neto et Daisy Cabra
l Nogueira, Pazé, Florence Mercier, Luois Benech, Michel Racine et Béatrice Saurel,
Christine et Michel Péna, Erik Borja, Dimitri Xenakis and Maro Avrabou.

Bilingual: Portuguese/English. January 2011.
Take a look.

Light Totem

Public Commission: Light Totem.
Designing of a permanent light totem for « Les Petits Soyeux » kindergarden.
Commissioned by the City of Lyon.
Lyon, France. December 2010.

Nagasaki Gardening Festival, Japan

Nagasaki Garden Festival. GWC. Japan.
This is the first edition of this Festival. Kazuyuki Ishihara, landscape artist is the
initiator of the project.
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis are expected to design a garden on the theme of
"Peace in the world".
Nagasaki. Japan. Opening on October 9th 2010.


5 Seasons's Festival, Belgium.

Five Seasons's Festival. Province of Liege. Belgium.
The main point of this Festival is landscape design combined with ecology.
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis will design "A recycling Garden": A garden project
using recycled industrial material, depolluting and wild-life attracting plants.
Belgium. October 2010.

Chaumont Garden Festival in Sao Paulo. Brazil

Modern Art Museum of Sao Paulo Garden Festival in Brazil. Ibirapuera Park.
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xenakis are invited by the Museum and the festival of Chaumont.
They will design a 100 M2 garden.
The Festival's theme is "Food".
Sao Paulo, Brazil. Opening: September 22, 2010.

Banks of Art, Dordogne River valley, France

"Les Rives de l'Art" ("The banks of Art").
Art and Patrimony in the Dordogne River Valley.
Designing of an outdoors installation in a public garden by Dimitri Xenakis.
Molières village. Dordogne. France.
Opening: August 1st 2010.

Ship Canal of Midi: Toulouse, France

Canal du Midi (Ship canal of Midi) :Toulouse.
Designing of an art installation on the canal banks by Dimitri Xenakis.

Toulouse. France.
Opening: June 28 th 2010.

Ecology: Source of creation

Publication: "Jardins écologiques/ Ecological gardens. Ecology, source of creation ":
By Sophie Barbaux.
319 pages, 24x26 cms. English / Chinese, English / French.
You will find in this book three environmental projects designed by Maro Avrabou and
Dimitri Xenakis. Editor: Ici consultants.
Take a look

Manor's Park of Cugnaux (France)

Manor's Park of Cugnaux (Toulouse).
Designing of an outdoors installation by Dimitri Xenakis.
Cugnaux, France.
From October 17th to December 18th 2009.

Park of Méréville

Vegetable Garden of the Méréville Castle's Park.
Outdoors installation in the vegetable garden of the park of Méréville (18th century).
France. Dimitri Xenakis in collaboration with Maro Avrabou.
From September 19th to October 31st 2009.

Svetlobna Gerila

Svetlobna Gerila. Light-installations Festival of Ljubjana (Slovenia).
Re-Designing of "Greenhouse effect" installation by Maro Avrabou
and Dimitri Xenakis.
Ljubjana, Slovenia.
From June 15th to July 18th 2009.
Svetlobna Guerila Festival's Web-site

Garden of Arts

Jardin des arts. (Garden of Arts).
Designing of an outdoors installation in the Private "AR MILIN" Park
by Dimitri Xenakis.
Chateaubourg, France.
Opening: April 28th 2009.


Chaumont Art and Nature Center

Art and Nature Center of Chaumont.
Designing of an outdoors installation in the park By Maro Avrabou and
Dimitri Xenakis.
Castle of Chaumont Sur Loire, France.
From April 2d, 2009 to December 31 2009.
> Pictures               >Press folder

Creative Gardens Publication

Publication: "Creative Gardens": Chaumont sur Loire, International
Gardens Festival, 1998-2008.

By Sophie Barbaux. Editor: Ici consultants.
320 pages, 24x26 cms. English / Chinese, English / French.
Front page picture: "The garden of Venus and Chance" by Maro Avrabou and
Dimitri Xenakis.
Take a look at the book                  Purchase the book (Editor's web site)

Chamarande Castle Park

Chamarande Castle Park:
Designing of site specific artworks and scenographic units in the park.
Giant photo prints, Play activity and functional spaces, signal units.
In collaboration with Maro Avrabou.
Chamarande, France.
From September 27th to September 28th 2008.


Singapore Garden Festival: 2008 edition

Singapore Garden Festival: Designing of a garden,
in collaboration with Maro Avrabou.
Singapore: July 25th - August 01st 2008.

Land Art sur les Terrils

"PICS" Biennale (peaks Bienale ).
Landscape installation on an ancient mine dump.
Charleroi, Belgium.
From May 27th to July 25th 2008.
Pictures                     Video

"Les environnementales" Bienale: 2008 edition

"Les Environnementales" Biennale (The "Environmentals Bienal ").
Art in nature Biennale.
Designing of two site-specific installations.
Opening: April 15th 2008. Jouy en Josas, France.

Lumiscent Garden Dijon, France

"Gravity #2". Luminescent garden.
Dijon, France.
From March 21st to April 4th 2008.
Pictures                       Video

environmental light-installation in Geneva

 "Trees and Lights " Festival.
Environmental light installation, especially designed for the Rousseau island.
In collaboration with Maro Avrabou.
Opening in December 2007, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Pictures                           Previous catalogs                   

Nuit Blanche 2007, Paris

"Nuit Blanche" Festival: Dimitri Xenakis and Maro Avrabou invited to participate to the 2007
They will present a light-installation ( "The Greenhouse Effect") in a public space, in
the famous "chinatown" of Paris .  Night of October 06, 2007
 Pictures of Nuit Blanche 2007                    Pictures of the Installation's previous version.

Residency in an agricultural school

"Territory and Landscape":
Residency in an agricultural school. Site-specific artwork. France. November / December 2006.

Public commission
Dimitri Xenakis pre-selected for a public commission.
Construction of a School at Vellefaux.
Communauté de communes du Chanois (70).
Design of a shelter for observation of forest and its fauna. France.
Décember 2006.
Public commission
Dimitri Xenakis pre-selected for a public commission.
Construction of the Highschool Sud Toulousain (31).
Conseil Régional Midi Pyrénnées. France.
November 2006.
Interview D Xenakis and M. Avrabou
Dimitri Xenakis et Maro Avrabou interviewed on "L'art est public" web site,
November 2006.
Link to French article..
"Greenhouse effect": Light Installation
Territoires occupés :
Invited by The street-theater company: "Metalovoice" Corbigny, Nièvre. France
Maro Avrabou and Dimitri Xénakis adapt their "Greenhouse effect" installation
to an agricultural environment.
July 29 - September 21, 2006. Pictures
Art in nature: Castel of Jehay, Belgium

Castle of Jehay : Exhibition "Espaces poétiques" (Poetic spaces).
Site specific artwork in the Castel's park . Curator: Mr Philippe Hoornaert. Province of
Liège; Belgium.
June 11 - October 01, 2006.    Pictures

Street garden

Street gardens Festival of Lyon:
Design of a garden in collaboration with Maro Avrabou."Le fil du jardin". Commissioned by
the city of Lyon.
Festival Opening June 15, 2006.   Pictures

Chaumont Garden FestivalChaumont Garden Festival

International gardens Festival of Chaumont sur Loire.
Design of a garden in collaboration with Maro Avrabou. "The game of Vénus and chance ".
aquatic garden and floating puzzle.
Festival Opening April 29 - October 15, 2006.     Pictures

Light Installation: Kappatos Gallery, Athens          

"Visions". Athens Imperial Hotel. Kappatos Gallery.
Light Installation in a hotel room, in collaboration with Maro Avrabou. Curator: Irini Savvani.
April 03 - 19, 2006.          Pictures

Light Installation in public space: Lyon

Superflux Festival. Roger Tator Gallery. Light Installation in a car,
"Greenhouse effect ",
in collaboration with Maro Avrabou.
Lyon. Décembre 8 ; 9 and 10, 2005.