Alexandros Xenophontos

Alexandros Xenophontos

ArchitectLondon, United Kingdom
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Alexandros Xenophontos

Alexandros Xenophontos

ArchitectLondon, United Kingdom
  • Voting Machine
    Voting MachinePublic space temporary installations in a civic courtyard A gazeebo placed in the middle of the new Nicosian City Hall. The installation utilizes the idea of a confined and uncomfortable space in relation to satirizing the current political climate in Cyprus. The visitor enters the installation to be met by the rotating watch-like gears, every rotation represents a second since the 1960 independence of the island. The visitor is met by a metal box, a piece of paper and black chalk, allowing him/
  • 'Freespace'  - Democratizing London's Parliament Square
    'Freespace' - Democratizing London's Parliament SquareParliament Square is a contextually private space, due to the laws and regulations restricting the freedom of speech and expression of discontent against the government. Inspired by Michel Foucault's heterotopias, the performative aspect of protest seen in the iconic group Pussy Riot and the historic tangible and intangible relationship of state and religion institutions; my project unfolds on the contrasting values of informal activity and formal space. Public space is instigated temporarily th
Projects credited in
  • Ποζί, Ποδά
    Ποζί, ΠοδάCognition of humanity in its substance emerges through space and the spatial experience of the senses. French theorist Michel Foucault explores the concept of space as a tangible and intangible phenomenon with his theory Heterotopia, he describes how space forms one’s fundamental comprehension of their individual identity. Through our understanding, space can be found within crucial fragments of life. Ποζί, Ποδά which translates to Over There, Over Here is a journey of physical and mental state
Work history
    Founder/DirectorEndrosia Artist Collective
    Nicosia, CyprusFreelance
    Endrosia is aiming to challenge the current social and creative dogmas constructed over the years on the island of Cyprus. Nicosia, the collective's mother place, is the most significantly historic fragment of the whole island; due to the physical immediacy to the occupied side as well as the vast influence of previous conquerors being evident in the architectural context. This inspires our collective to initiate social-driven art projects, that experiment with philosophical and historical concepts that critique and confront the constructs of Cypriot society.
    Research AssistantCardiff University
     - Cardiff, United KingdomFull Time
    Under the supervision of Dr. Shibu Raman. Using space syntax as the basis of the research, we have been looking into the network systems of 10 cities in India, of approximately 1 million population each. This was part of the ‘City form India’ project, which aims to reach sustainable development taking into consideration high density and rising population growth observed in the particular cities.
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  • CAD
  • Rhino
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Graphic Communication
  • Editing
  • Design Construction
  • Set Design
  • Arts Research
  • Urban Planning
    BSc ArchitectureCardiff University
     - Cardiff, United Kingdom