oO|Oo at 55th Venice Biennale


An exhibition spreading through the Cypriot and Lithuanian pavilions

Acousmatic sounds accompany the visitor’s journey through the door of the Palasport in Venice, a venue named after Giobatta Gianquinto, a native Venetian, a criminal lawyer, member of Italian Communist Party and mayor of Venice from 1946 to 1951. The stairs amplify the voices of young girls practicing in a room somewhere located in the building. Black and white images of gymnasts greet the visitor at the flights of stairs. As movement is integrated in the spaces of encounter, a non-dialogic subject appears from the corner, immersed in its body of work: vacuuming. An encouraged movement in non-linear choreography finds its body as the visitor gathers pages of the guide in regard to subjective intentionality.


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