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Terra Cognita
2012

Terra Cognita

Myrto Apostolidou

Gong (2011-2012)

Two media come together in GONG: the series comprises a range of painted entities that are placed in photographed landscapes. The mythic figures call up associations with a world after a nuclear war, or with an extreme degree of evolution in which mankind has ceased to play a role. Apostolidou describes the beings, painted in a naive style, as forlorn, out of their element and melancholy. They are the visualization of the forgotten animal side of man.

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Biography

The Greek Myrto Apostolidou (United States, 1976) studied Media Arts at Royal Holloway and Bedford College, London. She later pursued a course in photography in her homeland, Greece. She works primarily for theatre and film productions, and organizes workshops for children on isolated Greek islands.

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Terra Cognita

Terra Cognita

Price EUR 15,00