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Exhibition Detail
Platform Project @ Art-Athina
Faliro Pavilion, 2 Moraitini str.,
17561 Paleo Faliro
Greece


May 16th, 2013 - May 16th, 2013
Opening: 
May 16th, 2013 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
 
Homo Artificialis , Kalos&KlioKalos&Klio, Homo Artificialis ,
2013, Bronze, 74x12 cm
© Kalos&Klio
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The Matrix of Kalos & Klio is ever expanding and as it enlarges it appears to take on a consciousness of its own, like a third generation robot. As such a robot, Homo Arificialis, seems autonomous and independent, without a reference to any known historical cultures it looks like an alien find or a grave artifact of a so far unknown culture. Then again, In Pandora's Box we have the familiar Kalos&Klio psychedelic-kaleidoscopic aesthetic in its most up to now complex version, in a melting pot that chews everything, from architectural elements, body parts, and artificial constructions. The Matrix extends...

Thanasis Moutsopoulos

Art Historian, Critic, Writer, As. Prof. at TUC 

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 […]  Homo Artificialis is placed inside a museum showcase, he is laying stripped from his burial artifacts not as a carcass but as a deity exalted and sublimated into sacred and holy sculpture. His new-fangled materiality of gold bronze evokes the feeling of pilgrimage worship. One question encompasses this allegorical transition. Is this world based on actual foundations or it has collapsed along with all the elements that comprise it? Once all artificialia and naturalia are removed from the art work, that which survives is its skeleton, the new human; you.  

Panagis Koutsokostas

Art Historian, Museologist 


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