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As part of Open House Athens 2023,

Alessia De Pasquale opens the doors to a

residential apartment as a result of a yearlong collaboration with pioneering Greek architect, Dionisis Sotovikis. The apartment also becomes a stage for a new body of works. Each series explores different notions of home and belonging. The exhibition's fundamental question is how do we find a sense of home within ourselves, beyond the bricks and mortar of a house?

 

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Home

HOME is a limited edition artist's mirror book by Alessia De Pasquale.Originally presented as part De Pasquale's 2023 solo exhibition of the same title, the work represents a fundamental enquiry: how do we find a sense of home within ourselves, beyond the bricks and mortar of the house? The mirror - everpresent in the home - symbolises an intimate act of looking and exploration, force us to confront our own image, both physically and psychically.
 

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The

Compromise

The compromise is a sculptural seat presented in the solo show HOME, Athens. Alessia De Pasquale opens the doors to a residential apartment, presented as an artefact, and the renovation is the result of a yearlong collaboration between De Pasquale and the pioneering Greek architect, Dionisis Sotovikis. The apartment also becomes a stage for a new body of works by De Pasquale. Each series explores different notions of home and belonging, moving from personal memories to collective ideas of home and belonging as a physical and psychological space. The exhibition's fundamental question is how do we find a sense of home within ourselves, beyond the bricks and mortar of a house?

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The

Inevitable

How do we find a sense of home within ourselves, beyond the bricks and mortar of a house?

Pierced and punctuated lenses alludes to De Pasquale's own journey 'home'

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L'inizio

Mirrored installation that recreates a game De Pasquale played on the balcony of her childhood home. Visitors are invited to walk on a reflective surface, evoking a feeling of escape. Ideas of sanctuary and prison are equally suggested in De Pasquale's choice of materials across other works, from mirrors to brutal everyday objects such as concrete that recall the aesthetics of Arte Povera

 

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Fragments

 

This series of terrazzo sculptures examines the intertwined relationship between domestic architecture and the self. The series serves as a material memory of home, tracing a history between Greece and Italy, between the grandeur of Venetian architecture to the humble familial setting.

The terrazzo’s composite form, meanwhile, evokes the way a unified sense of home is often constructed from disparate strands, times, and places. Fragments was part of the solo exhibition Home where every series explores different notions of home and belonging, moving from personal memories to collective ideas of home and belonging as a physical and psychological space. 

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