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Dimitris Chimonas is an artist and a theatre maker from Cyprus. His work investigates theatre conventions, devices, and frames through their use and abuse. He presented work at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (2015 -2016), at the Benaki Museum (Athens, 2016), at the Young Artists Biennale (Tirana, 2017), at the Window Laboratoire (Paris 2018), at the Prague Quadrennial of Space Design & Performance (2019), and at Hot Wheels Athens (2019), amongst others. He has been part of the Moving the New Artistic Development Program at the Dance House Lemesos (2018-2019), attended the Home Workspace Program at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut (2018-2019), and graduated from the Acting & Contemporary theatre course at East15 Acting School in London (2012 - 2015).

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2019


The only way out is through (theatre production)
at the Buffer Fringe Festival
Nicosia, Cyprus

The only way out is through (theatre production)
at the OPEN HOUSE FESTIVAL by Dance House Lemesos
Commissioned and produced by Dance House Lemesos
Lemesos, Cyprus

The only way out is through, Scene 3 (group exhibition)
Maybe it’s knowledge entering life
Hot Wheels Athens
Athens, Greece

Date Time Location (7/13, performance with Enact theatre group)
As part of Art your Service by Lia Haraki at KYPRIA International Festival opening
Nicosia, Cyprus

OPEN STUDIOS Home Workspace Program 2018-2019
Ashkal Alwan - The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts
Beirut, Lebanon

Pause (durational performance)
Formations, Curated by D.Chase Angier & Serge Von Arx
Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space
Prague, Czech Republic

Date Time Location (6/13, performance with Enact theatre group)
UKYA Nottingham City Takeover by BJCEM and UK Young Artists
Nottingham, United Kingdom 



2018

Date Time Location (5/13, performance)
Pame Kaimakli, by Urban Gorillas
Nicosia, Cyprus

Moving the New Artistic Development Programme
Residency at Dance House Lemesos
Lemesos, Cyprus, 2018-2019

TOY TOY TOY (with Theodoulos Polyviou)
The Window Laboratoire d'expérimentations artistiques en milieu urbain
Residency, Invited by Catherine Bay
Paris, France


Date Time Location (performance documentation)
I am where you are, Curated by Urban Gorillas
Cypriot Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale
Venice, Italy



2017

This is it (video performance)
Time Revisited (group exhibition), Curated by Iosif Hadjikyriakos
Pierides Museum; Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
Larnaca, Cyprus

Date Time Location (4/13, performance with Enact theatre group)
Buffer Fringe Festival
Nicosia, Cyprus

Date Time Location (3/13, performance with Enact theatre group)
Communicating Vessels, Curated by Julia Geerlings
MODUS OPERANDI 2017: Young Artists from Cyprus by Visual Artists Association (EI.KA)
Nicosia, Cyprus

Date Time Location (2/13, performance with Enact theatre group)
Molos Seafront
Lemesos, Cyprus

Date Time Location (1/13, performance with Enact theatre group)
Xarkis Festival
Koilani, Cyprus

This is it (performance)
MIND YOUR STEP, Curated by Gulia Galvan
Pafos 2017 Cultural Capital of Europe
Pafos, Cyprus

The dust is expected to retreat by tomorrow (with Enact theatre group)
Mediterranea17 BJCEM Young Artists Biennale, Curated by Ema Andrea
Tirana, Albania



2016

Pause (durational performance)
OPEN HOUSE FESTIVAL by Dance House Lemesos, Curated by Alexis Vassiliou
Lemesos

First Time of Time (performance) 
The.Yard.Residency16, Centre for Performing Arts MITOS
Lemesos, Cyprus

Yokes Night (theatre production)
Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Birthday (durational performance) 
Commissioned by NEON + Marina Abramovic Institute
As one, Curated by Serge La Borgne & Paula Garcia
Benaki Museum
Athens, Greece

Some Big Some bang (theatre production)
Underbelly Venues, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Leftovers (theatre production)
ZOO Venues, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 
Edinburgh, United Kingdom



2013

Tangled (performance with Livia Rita) 
Performance & Live Art Platform, Curated by Yiota Demetriou 
Point Centre for Contemporary Arts
Nicosia, Cyprus



2012

A Pigs Heart in your box (performance)
Performance & Live Art Platform, Curated by Yiota Demetriou 
Apothiki 79
Larnaca, Cyprus