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Ο κύκλος φωτογραφιών «ΟΥΤΟΠΙΑ / ΔΥΣΤΟΠΙΑ» αφορά όλους αυτούς τους ‘μη-τόπους', ιδεαλιστικούς ή φρικώδεις (αισθητικά ή συναισθηματικά) αποκομμένους από τον χρόνο, αποσπασματικούς ή συνήθως διαμελισμένους σαν σκηνικά μιάς παράστασης που έχει τελειώσει και σχεδόν πάντοτε γεωμετρικούς. Κυρίως όμως είναι τόποι καθημερινοί και εγγείς. Είναι η καθημερινή μου αγωνία γιά το Χάος ή την Τάξη που με περιτριγυρίζει.

The ‘ UTOPIA / DYSTOPIA’ series concerns all those ‘place-less’ loci, idealistic or horrific (aesthetically or emotionally) detached from time, often fragmentary and incomplete , dismantled like a theatrical set of a completed play and almost always geometrical. Essentially, they are all these ordinary and familiar places surrounding me, that reveal my anxiety about Chaos and Order.

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About the Author

DEMETRIS KOILALOUS
dekoila ATHENS GREECE

Born in Athens in 1962 and studied Town and Country Planning and Geography in Edinburgh and London. Since 1990 lives in Athens and works as a professional photographer, specialising in theatre, portrait and advertising photography.
Since 2005 has been teaching photography in private and public institutions and in the adult education programmes of the Greek American Educational Institute, where -in 2008- he founded with his students the ‘SYMPLIGADA’ photography group.
Over the last 10 years he has been involved in various photographic projects including, «the route of mastic», «déjà vu», «utopia-dystopia», «suddenly last summer...» and «Growth». His most recent project « a Lebanese notebook; Antiparadise» which has been privately published in blurb, was commissioned by the museum of photography of Thessaloniki and was exhbited in Thessaloniki and PhotoMed festival in 2012.

Publish Date  April 12, 2010

Dimensions  Large Format Landscape  80 pgs   Premium Paper, matte finish

Category  Arts & Photography

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