Memento Mori

Elements, natural and artificial, are the trigger to beginning a study in a landscape that lives, changes, alters and, at times, is denatured. Perhaps, just like an echo of the seemingly long distance between yesterday and today. 


An attempt to capture Cyprus mines bonds with History and Economy of the island through the years.

The works have remained and constantly constitute a visual narrative that blends the past with their present.

 

The absence of those whose sweat was all over, their agonies and breaths, through the presence of living and inanimate materials, remained almost indomitable. However, new ties are created. 

There were also many days were the sound of silence was sparse from the aged metals that were milling, talking. The routes were long and lonely, and the visits to the same places as well as new ones, at different times and seasons, lasted 4 years.

 

Every time a new element was revealed or hid; a new structure and breath. 

Another, familiar, yet unknown, but at the same time intimate space and time, which contracted and expanded, as a vein and pulse waiting for someone to listen to it.

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