September 2019 - THEATROPOLIS OPAP
NIkolas will be investigating memory and identity and particularly how technology and social media are altering our ways of thinking. Building on the friction between observation and expectation, trapped between the real and the virtual the artist will attempt an intimate, disjointed journey through the unpredictability and absurdity of the mind.
Nikolas Kasinos is a multidisciplinary artist, born in Cyprus, currently based in Berlin. He graduated in 2011 from the London College of Communication, University of The Arts, London where he received his degree in Film & Video. In 2014 he co-founded OUROBOROS with visual artist Jeremy Carne, focusing on creative video works and in 2016, he initiated the contemporary collective RELAPSE, with artists Vasiliki Antonopoulou and Dimitrios Michailidis, curating exhibitions with artist from around the world.
Having as a core performance and video art, his artistic practice involves the exploration of identity, gender, transformation and mutation through the observation of human behaviour as it is exhibited within the media, popular culture, online platforms and socio-political structures. Using his body as a subject - he explores the collective representation of ‘the self’ within these contexts. Works includes live and video performances, audio-visual installations, dance and photography.
He has exhibited and performed at several venues internationally, including Moderna Museet (Stockholm) Skånes (Mälmo) The Yard (Limassol) Galeria Zé dos Bois (Lisbon), The Performance Shop (Limassol), Skogen (Gothenburg), Weld (Stockholm), Flux Factory (New York), Arena (Berlin) Chelsea Theatre, Peltz Gallery, Trip Space, London TOPOHPOBIA, Royal College of Art, David Roberts Art Foundation, Cafe OTO, The Horse Hospital (London), Pattihio Theatre (Limassol) and Technochoros ETHAL (Limassol).
Residencies include The Yard (Cyprus), Ze De Boi (Lisbon), ImPulsTanz (Vienna), Dance4 (Nottingham), Weld (Stockholm), Skogen (Gothenburg).
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