Stelios Kallinikou - Where are you going young man...

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Where are you going young man, handsome like a legend

What’s wrong with my eyes?
they are open
but I can’t see a thing
or are my eyes closed?
Maybe you need time for your eyes
to adjust in the dark

This cave
It's like a womb, isn’t it?
I was born here
I only know that I was born here
Last night
I dreamt of the future…

Facing the jungle
the hills and valleys
my past lives
as an animal and other beings
rise up before me [1]

this is how Ι disappear completely [2]

That's all I ask

I'll climb the stairs
I'll enter a palace
I know it will be an illusion
I know it won't be real [3]

Where are you going
young man,
handsome like a legend [4]

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[1] Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives / Apichatpong Weerasethakul
[2] How to disappear completely / Radiohead
[3] I'll take an uphill road / Evagoras Pallikarides
[4] A Fool’s Garden / Ode to Georgios Karaiskakis / Dionyssis Savopoulos

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Stelios Kallinikou (b. 1985, Cyprus) studied History and Archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2008, and then received a scholarship from IIEK ESP, where he studied photography. Since 2009 he has presented his work in solo and group exhibitions in Cyprus and abroad. His work is represented in public and private collections. He was selected for the Young Greek Photographers exhibition in 2010 and in 2013 at Athens Photo Festival.

In 2014 he exhibited his project Mary’s boy and flowers in the yard in a solo show as part of the main schedule of the international photography festival Encontros da Imagem in Braga, Portugal. He was among the 20 finalists of the International Portfolio Reviews, Emergentes. He was also nominated for the Fotomuseum Winterhur Pla(t)form in 2014. In 2016, he was selected to participate to the Equilibrists, a project organised by the New Museum, New York and the DESTE Foundation, in collaboration with the Benaki Museum, Athens. At the same year he was nominated for PRIX PICTET award.

Furthermore Κallinikou is co-founder and director of Thkio Ppalies Artist-led Project Space, based in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Opening on Friday, 28th of April at 19:00

Opening Hours:
Wednesday- Friday 10:00-17:00
Saturday 11:00-15:00

*Point can also be visited by appointment outside opening hours.

When

Wednesday through Saturday
From: Friday, April 28th, 2017
Until: Friday, June 9th, 2017
Time: See Description

Where

2 Evagorou Avenue
Nicosia, Nicosia 1097, Cyprus
Email:
Phone: 22662053

Cost

Free

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