ERGO COLLECTIVE

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Orestis Lazouras is taking over the space of ERGO Collective for the month of November. For his residency, he is exploring the recreation of speculative  memories, as borrowed from one of Cyprus’ most visionary club spaces of the 2000’s, the Versus Club. Versus also stands as a form of comparison between two or more elements or materials; something that often comes into play within Lazouras’ work. 

Creating a space out of forms that otherwise could have been accidental, Orestis aims to achieve an oxymoronic state where layers of pigment themselves depigment  experiences. As different melting bodies take up the floor space, the strobe light  becomes the heartbeat.  

The one-month residency will be finalised with the opening of the solo exhibition CLUB VERSUS on the 19th of November, followed by a performance by Kim Shisha, Orestis Lazouras’ music alias.

Opening: 19 November 2021, 18:00-22:00 w/ performance by Kim Shisha @ 21:00
Duration: 19-28 November 2021
Opening hours: Wed-Sat 15:00-19:00 (or by appointment)

 

Supported by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus.

Orestis Lazouras (b.1994) is a sculptor based in Nicosia, Cyprus. Lazouras’ work is primarily influenced by local romanticism, fictional identities as well as a constant exploration of modern-day culture as he perceives it. As his practice process, he arranges materials that transpose the key of desire in order to give rhythm and rhyme to his assemblages. The end result develops out of the different techniques that he implements, in order to interrupt or compliment the features (conceptual or physical) of the materials that he chooses to use.

CLUB VERSUS

Residency, solo show

ERGO Collective space (Drive me)

Nov 19-28, 2021