Cyprus-born and –based sculptor Phanos Kyriacou exhibits at Maccarone

Maccarone presents Daily Life, its second solo exhibition with Cyprus-born and –based sculptor Phanos Kyriacou. As is characteristic of his practice, Kyriacou has assembled a new series of objects, most of which are collected from the urban and rural landscapes of his hometown of Nicosia. Kyriacou scrutinizes and experiments with certain types of things (cast-offs, fragments, tools) in an attempt to reveal their informational complexities and, in the process, decode the world in which they can exist as possibilities. In taking these fragments and adding to them, broken pieces of monobloc chairs, leaves from a collapsed cactus, and ceramic shards become the conceptual frameworks for reimagining or inventing new wholes. Kyriacou’s approach is born out of his interest in documenting “object situations” that spring out of necessity or chance and his relationships

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