Panagiotis Vorrias

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As the passer-by approaches the site of the installation, a video projection appears in front of him, on the inner wall of an uncovered space. It is a human figure which, holding a large reflective glass, sends bright solar signals to the viewer. He seeks a few moments of attention, he tries to become a small part of the daily life of the passer-by, as he, as a receiver, is confronted with the solar signals in the paradox of the night. A note on the regulatory speed at which public space moves, a message of urgent need for meaningful contact and redefining the terms of communication.

Panagiotis Vorrias was born in Kalamata, Greece, in 1983. He graduated Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) and Master of Fine Arts (ASFA) with the grade “excellent”. He participated in group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. He received Scholarship of State Scholarship Foundation and in 2014 was nominee for the HYam award for Young Mediterranean Artist. In 2013 participated in National Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition “Afresh” and in 16th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean. In 2019 he was selected to Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Award (SNF Artworks). His works are in collections in Greece and abroad. Since 2013 is member of the art group “PER SE”. He lives and works in Athens.

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