Gediminas Žygus

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Gediminas Žygus (they/them) is a Lithuanian artist working within the fields of sound, film and performance. Their practice focuses on the experience of selfhood in the post-Anthropocene. Gediminas Žygus has presented works and collaborations at Barbican Centre, Berghain, La Biennale di Venezia, Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kunst, HKW, The Kitchen, Unsound and others.

Holly Childs and Gediminas Žygus have released two albums, Gnarled Roots (2021), exploring 21st-century mythologies revolving around the fall of the twin towers on 9/11; and Hydrangea (2020), exploring intimacy, disconnection, and reality bubbles. Together they have created performances based on these two albums that have been performed in botanical greenhouses, galleries, a medieval church, a former bathhouse and a former bear enclosure.

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