PAPACHRISTOU ARTEMIS //portfolio Department of Architecture//University of Thessaly//Greece
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Papachristou Artemis is an architect, always questioning the understanding of architecture. Her studies in the stimulating environment of the Architecture Department of the University of Thessaly had shaped her interdisciplinary approach on architecture. Among some of the main fields that architecture touches [art,technical studies,anthropology,sociology] she has research interest in curatorial practices [archives, taxonomies, art theory, critical thinking and aesthetics] and in philosophical approaches of architecture on the performativity of the everyday life, focusing on the inhabitation patterns of the contemporary digital nomads, while being one. She is also interested in experimentations through the mechanism of space [with new technologies and materialism] that question how we live,perceive and inhabit a space today.
The indication l lll in every page is a distinctive replacement of the ©artemis papachristou (copyright indicator) l lll :
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This is an ongoing attempt to present some of my work. Some of the projects were academic requests and others were not.
PUBLIC SQUARE IN THE CITY OF KAVALA,GREECE
[Architecture Design Studio IV professor-supervisor : Triantafyllidis Yorgos] [in collaboration with: Kafadari Aimilia] 2013 Our initial goal in the formation of the square was to maintain the natural slope . So in our effort to to be consistent with the height differences we created guiding paths consisting of ramps that lead to service areas. The square is like a single folding surface resembling a natural environment but differs from it because materials such as concrete and copper are used. We also created an additional exhibition space that gradually penetrates the territory and divides the square in two different places at the same time allowing the connection between the two . So we have two major open spaces and terraces that can accommodate different uses . Finally, we intervened in both existing buildings transforming them into places that will host workshops and exhibitions.
THE FIRSTBORN [MY FIRST RESIDENCE] [Architecture Design Studio I professor-supervisor : Fygka Dimitra] 2009
This project was made during the first design studio of my studies. It is actually a tworesidence structure that is placed in the grid of Volos city.
FOREST SHELTER [Elective Design Studio_ Folding Archi-tecture professor-supervisor: Vyzoviti Sofia, (faculty)Pablo de Souza (teaching assistant) valuable help from : Eftihis Efthimiou] [in collaboration with: Vasiliadou EleniTatiani] 2012
This project is a result of experimentations on the Japanese foldable patterns such as Yoshimura and Miura patterns.(from paper models to 3d models in Rigid Origami and Rhino).The main idea was to create a form that can be used as a shelter (in the countryside/mountain etc.) The end of the structure is for other use such as seating, playing and climbing. The structure is made of lightweight concrete in order to emphasize the pleated form. see
MoEU [ Museum of/for Everyday Use ] [ diploma project professor-supervisor: Antonas Aristides] http://curating-the-normal.tumblr.com 2016
We live in a time when the concept of inhabitation is reconsidered. This place is a platform of rethinking P.Bourdieu’s term “habitus”. All the needs of everyday life (sleep, eating, showering etc) are approached through the mechanism of art. [Inhabit without the “habit”] Architectural design -and every curatorial gesture-are directive, but we should admit that it is only an illusion of control. Here, this happens in an extreme way. All the household is organised, presented and named differently as if it was a work of art in a museum. Each room is designed with the mechanism of art and it gives an ambiguous and different experience than the usual and creates an uncanny feeling on the normal way of living. For this reason, some technological devices are used to perform and analyse each action. At the same time, each space is created in a way that every function becomes an exhibit. It is a museum where the visitor becomes a user and at the same time an exhibit himself. A place where the distinct animality of the human being is under observation like a science experiment. In this way the project is an ironic reference to the way we overshare our lives through social networks. It is an alive archive of inhabitation and of the performativity of everyday life.
This drawing of the project MoEU received an honorable mention in the architectural competition Architectural images in the age of Instagram \ What is my private space for the 57th International Prize Bugatti– Segantini part of the project Re–Drawing the theory \ Re–Drawing the House [ organised by Parasite 2.0 and curated by Daniel Tudor Munteanu and Davide Tommaso Ferrando ] [ Jury composed by FALA atelier , Aristide Antonas and Carmelo Baglivo ] It was exhibited at Villa Vertua Masolo,Nova Milanese,Milan /13 September - 18 September 2016 [ http://www.zeroundicipiu.it/2016/07/18/redrawing-the-theory-re-drawing-the-housecall-for-images/ ]
the event : [https://www.facebook.com/ events/582941048556775/ ]
The awarded drawing :
The exhibition guide that is supposed to be given to the visitors-users of the museum. You can see the whole content of the booklet here: https://issuu.com/artemispapachristou/docs/inventory_a5_pages_issuu_
Photos of the maquette.
Photos of the exhibition Reâ€“Drawing the theory \ Reâ€“Drawing the House [ organised by Parasite 2.0 and curated by Daniel Tudor Munteanu and Davide Tommaso Ferrando ]
photo credit : Francesco Stelitano
photo credit : Bice Bugatti Club
The same drawing received another honorable mention in an architecture competition on graphic research Call for illustration #2 Il progetto e la descrizione geografica The project and the geographical description organised by Library illustrazioni (non) illustri Jury composed by : G6 (M.Angrilli, A.Clemente,F. Bilò, M. di Venosa, S.Ferrini, P. Misino Team Library (E.Piersanti, M.D’ignazio, S.Squarcella, R. Guardabascio, A. D’ercoli, S.Tollis, A.Russo) Social (online voting on facebook) [ LIBRARY: http://www.libraryillustrazioni. com www.facebook.com/libraryillustrazioni ] April 2017 The description of the Library competitions: “Call for Illustrations” is a contest that aims to focus attention on a graphic research thoughts reflections and themes that emerged from each of the six “conversations” promoted by “Oltre il giardino”. Each participant is invited to draw an illustration designed to represent a graphically thought, a reflection originated from every conversation. These illustrations should not be connoted by the marks of common architectural elaborate, but must have a deep graphic research that aims to investigate the limits of the classical representation on the ridge of the architectural discipline.
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The project MoEU [ Museum of/for Everyday Use ] was selected for the Greek representation [that consisted of 9 participants in totalsome of them were teams-] in the exhibition Young
Mediterranea 18 Artists
organised by BJCEM, Biennale des jeunes créateurs de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée at Tirana and Durres /4-9 May 2017 The project was exhibited on the section of Applied Arts . [ Artistic Director :Driant Zeneli Curator of Applied Arts: Jonida Turani ] BJCEM, Biennale des jeunes créateurs de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée, is an international Network founded in Sarajevo in 2001. The Association has been created with the aim of giving an institutional frame and an organised management to the Biennale, event held for the first time in 1985 in Barcelona. Nowadays, the Network is composed by 59 members from 21 Countries.The aim of the Network is to create opportunities of training, mobility, exchange, mutual understanding, intercultural dialogue and collaboration among young artists. The theme of Mediterranea 18 was:
History + Conflict + Dream + Failure
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the brief: http://www.bjcem.org/mediterrane theme/
the selected artists: http://www.bjcem.org/mediterra selected-artists/
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CURATING THE NORMAL [ thesis_research project professor supervisor: Antonas Aristide] 2015
see full text here : http://issuu.com/artemispapachristou/docs/_____________________ _______________543bbf1eab32f8 The title CURATING THE NORMAL has a double meaning. Borrowed from the field of art, the word curate, here, is initially a form of selection, organisation, analysis and presentation of examples under a common scope: the cause of unusual spatial experiences. Furthermore, the expression Curating the normal reveals the mechanism of art itself ,which is the defamiliarisation of the usual(the normal,the everyday). Thus, in this thesis these examples are presented and analysed : -examples of the filed of art that are spatial and cause interesting experiences (art installations) -spaces that are used for practical purposes but have unusual characteristics that make the stay in them strange and different -everyday spaces which do not have unusual spatial characteristics but their analysis from a distant view constructs a new narrative, difamiliarises them and gives them a new interpretation.
curating the normal
anaesthesia is deconstruction of the body [mirror stage of J.Lacan: The fantasy of dismembered the body. The person in the early years of his life does not separate himself from the others and does not have the conscience of his body as a unit.]
THEATRICAL SCENERY FOR THE THEATRICAL PLAY “THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN” /BERTOLT BRECHT [Scenography Studio professor-supervisor : Manidaki Eva] 2013
The play refers to a young prostitute, Shen Te, as she struggles to lead a life that is “good” (according to the terms of the morality that is taught by the gods and to which her fellow citizens of Szechwan pay lip service to), without allowing herself to be abused and trod upon by those who would accept and, more often than not, abuse her goodness. Τhe challenge that became the core of the proposal was the question of how the intermezzo during the play can become space.The intermezzo is then treated like an intermission in a space. The play takes place in a container that is buried in the ground. The spectators experience the intermezzo through different qualities of space(such as the gap, the abrupt temperature change, an obstacle etc.) Finally, the view of the play is achieved through the small slots on the top of the container, making the spectators feeling like “peepers” and completing this experiential sense of the play.
l On the left are all the scenes of the play (1 to 11) l
RESIDENTIAL AND MULTI-USE BUILDING BLOCK IN THE CENTRE OF THESSALONIKI [Architecture Design Studio lll professor-supervisor: Fygka Dimitra] [in collaboration with: Kafadari Aimilia ] 2009
This project is placed in the centre of Thessaloniki. Taking into consideration the fact that the existing building on the left is the public conservatory, we designed the new buildings near it in a way that creates an entrance to a small public square.The block consists of a cultural centre and library, an office building and two residential b u i l d i n g s .
RESIDENTIAL AND MULTI-USE BUILDINGS IN THE CENTRE OF THESSALONIKI [Elective Design Studio_Urban Design professor-supervisor : Triantafyllidis Yorgos] [in collaboration with: Kafadari Aimilia ] 2010
placed in Thessaloniki.
The request was to design this area with housing and other uses.
SMALL HOUSE [ personal experimentation ] 2012
[ the renderings have been made by Stelios Spanopoulos ] It is a house that â€œjamsâ€?in a mountain terrain, giving a sense of a shelter in the atopic environment.This sense of a penetration in the soil and an entrance to a cave-like space is accentuated with the morphology of the entrance. At the point where the house is covered by the soil at its height, it expands in an outdoor space, making the enclosed atmosphere more intense and leading the user to look upwards.
PRODUCT DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE SHOP OF TATE MUSEUM 2010
In this proposal, the phrase “State of the art” contains the famous logo of the TATE museum. This can be applied to multiple souvenirs οbjects such as t-shirts, cotton bags, mugs etc.
CD CASE 2010
In the course “Art with Contemporary Technology” we had to do a trailer of a hypothetical movie. We created a trailer about a horror movie that began with some friends playing a card game called “Palermo”. This is the case of the trailer’s cd. you
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REPURPOSED DRESS [Elective Design Studio professor-supervisor : Stylidis Iordanis] 2011
The purpose of this design studio was to recycle, redefine some objects and make something new. The chosen object used as a material here are the small gold packages of milk. They can create some interesting forms without changing their structure but just by combining them in a right way. The only extra “new” material used here for the connection of the “cups” is the safety pin.
CECI N’ EST PAS MOI CONCEPTUAL SELF-PORTRAITS [ elective design studio _garment professors-supervisors: Gavrilou Evelyn,Lykourioti Iris] 2013
These are some conceptual self-portraits. I hide myself but at the same time I am creating a different identity of myself. The elements of the concept : -“I see but they cannot see me” -covering of the general facial caracteristics and showing the different -unique one [a scar on the chin] -the pieces of the digital avatar of the self become an external structure/skin of the face -the small elements create an external structure that cover the face and looks like a “cocoon” that will cover the whole body http://cecinestpasunvetement.tumblr. com
l lll ECHO ROOM ACOUSTIC INSTALLATION [Acoustic Design Studio professor-supervisor: Remy Nicolas] 2013 It is a temporary construction for the production of utopian soundscapes. The folded shape is justified for better acoustics in the interior. Its â€˜paradoxâ€™ morphology - as regards to the grid of the city- invites the user to a cavernous interior. In order to emphasize this cavernous characteristic, the entrance to the construction is through low entrances where the user enters by bending. In each entrance a microphone is given to each user who is asked to record his voice. The content of the recording is reproduced after some seconds,with a filter(depending on the entrance that was recorded) from the speakers that are situated in the centre of the installation,on its ceiling. These filters are different in each entrance and they are the following: echo, high speed,low speed, reversed. The only source of light that enters the interior is the one from the entrances, so that the environment in the installation is as dark as possible contributing to the utopian sound environment which is created during its use.
filters: entrance A : echo entrance B : high speed entrance C : low speed material : ALUCOBOND [aluminium composite panels] 1,2,3,4 : speakers
A, B, C , D : microphones
entrance D : reverse
INTERVENTION IN THE PORT OF THESSALONIKI/REDEFINING THE WATERFRONT [Urban Planning lll professor-supervisor : Koutrolikou Penny] 2013
This proposal for intervention recommends the utilization of the obsolete urban site of Thessaloniki Port. Some of the existing storage spaces are connected to contemporary additions. A cultural approach to the area is suggested as a continuation of the cultural content of the first pier (where there is a museum of photography, a museum of cinematography etc.) but with the opportunity for active participation by the public. Therefore, the reuse of the warehouses and the content of the new buidings relate to art (workshop areas where the citizens can participate, exhibition areas etc.) and also areas for a common working environment. These last areas are â€œneutralâ€? spaces where someone can stay temporarily to work in a common environment with other professionals. In this way communication and interaction is created among different professions.
1//passenger station 2//workshop spaces/labs (theatrical studios, art studios, photography studios,music/recording studios etc.) 3//exhibition space 4//dance and sport studio 5//restaurant-cafe 6//reading hall-library 7//open working place 8//experimental agriculture labs 9//temporary low-rent housing 10//museum of modern art 11//cultural centre-venue 12//pavillions of cultural associations
COLLECTIVE CELLS INSTALLATION
[ elective design studio_the cell and the rule professor-supervisor: Antonas Aristide ] 2014
This is an installation placed in the centre of the city. It is a metallic structure with moveable fabric that covers the three parts of each cube. The movement is achieved only with two persons because of the size of the structure. Each piece of the fabric is connected to the other and is drawn on the metal frame. The “ceiling” of the one cube is the “bed” of the user of the upper cube. Thus, each user is isolated only when the next one comes in the installation. The only isolation is
This project was designed after reading the following texts : -Less is enough_on Architecture and Asceticism_Pier Vittorio Aureli -The Highest Poverty_ Giorgio Agamben
condition of coexistence.
the reference of camping in tents in urban environment :
[...] the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and one soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possesions, but everything they owned was held in c o m m o n .
This process of asceticism involves architecture and design as a device of selfenactment.Because asceticism allows subjects to focus on their self as the core of their activity,the architecture that has developed within this practise is an architecture focused not on represantation, but on life itselfon bios-as the most generic substratum of the existence
[...] they lived together but apart in idiorhythmic clusters
Instead of their own Muscovites owned
owning homes, rooms.
‘SHOW ME YOUR STUFF ‘ INSTALLATION [ elective design studio_the cell and the rule professor-supervisor:Antonas Aristides ] 2014
This installation is placed in the countryside or in a park in the city centre. It is a space that can be used by the contemporary nomads that carry their laptops and want to isolate themselves to work but away from home. This feeling of isolation is emphasised by the burying of the unit but is cancelled by the total exposure of the user. The user must agree to a rule (like the “sharing rule” of the communal monastic life)of personal exposure. They have to choose between two ways of exposing themselves: 1 ) n a t u r a l exposure(unit with the transparent ceiling) 2 ) d i g i t a l exposure(unit with a screen on the ceiling that shows the content of the user’s laptop. the common life of the cenobium can only be experienced through the sharing of a rule.
This project was designed after reading the following texts : -Less is enough_ on Architecture and Asceticism_ Pier Vittorio Aureli -The Highest Poverty_ Giorgio Agamben
Instead of owning their own homes, Muscovites owned rooms.
Thus Gargantua had established it, in their rule was only this cause : do what you will.
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE Installation for a metro station in Paris.
[ the base of the 3d file was made by the D.F.A team for that project : Alegria Rita,Lopez Flores Juan Jose, Papachristou Artemis,Uszinsky Isabelle] 2014
This project originally began in the DFA office with a competition for a metro station in the centre of Paris.[Gare Maison Blanche ] in the context of the big project â€œGrand Parisâ€? that concerns the new extention of the metro of Paris. This station is on Line 14 and the new part is from Olympiades to Orly. This installation is my personal response to the competition request. The use of the fabric creates a theatrical result, while the transparency on the floor gives a view of the second layer of the city, the underground one.
From WIP SIN :
WIP to : Work in Something Important
SIN Progess and New
onWalterBenjaminâ€™stermStillstellung: We could say that the mechanism of art is a constructed Stillstellung.
Snapshoting the process of work while working.
As Walter Benjamin has put it,this term has the meaning of an active stop of a process. It
is the need of pausing to rethink a condition in life and act on it. In a way, that you actually need to create something [ from everyday life ] to maintain it [into life] through time . The process of these snapshots was this kind of act [ stop workingâ€” pause and take a
snapshot in order to think,remember, share..]. The composition is decomposed and the abstracts of the whole work are now separate elements that can stand by themselves. A new solid image is created now and it has obtained its own narrative, meaning and own autonomy.
MEETING POINT AT THE Ă˜YA MUSIC FESTIVAL IN OSLO [ architecture competition for students spanning 120 hours 120H 14 : Architecture and Spectacle The task of 120 HOURS 2014 was to design a structure on the festival site that can function as a meeting point and an attraction that communicates a sustainable statement.] 2014
[120H competitions : http://www.120hours.no]
This project concerns some rooms buried inside the ground at key points of the site. The entrances are on the existing paths of the site where the regular route is interrupted and a new one leads to the level of -4 m, at a new meeting point. These structures combine the traditional sustainable method of burying and the contemporary high technology of sustainability. (These spaces can also be used as storage areas at the end of the festival or as â€œunderground campingâ€? for visitor accommodation during the nights of the event.)The only contents of each structure are the energy panels that cover the floor. These are panels
that save the energy that produces when he/she steps Therefore, through this pr performativity by the users is That also creates scenographic results 1. This deconstruction of floors (deforestation-like pro the removal of the panels, re bare ground since under th there is just plain soil. Maybe the festival is in a natural env but the emptiness of the room frame in the level of +-0.00m e the importance of this natura 2. Outside, in front of the mus a new temporary scenery is by the people. The placeme panels creates a sculptural l that changes the relief of th Therefore,the idea is to take a of one of the main activitie do during a music festival : During the festival each visitor to collect one panel from th one of the three structures a during the concerts by dancin gives the opportunity to trans enjoyment into something prod this energy that has been the panel can be used for the energy needs of the This activity and developm becomes apparent on the level of the site since th of the construction is tra
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION_ EXPERIMENTAL PRESERVATION OF PYRAMIDEN [ architecture competition for students spanning 120 hours 120H 15 : Preserving Pyramiden The task of 120 HOURS 2015 was to design a self-determined programme or theme that clearly states and illustrates our vision for what could be the new ideals, principles and methods guiding architectural preservation.The site was the deserted town of Pyramiden in Spitsbergen Island, Norway.] 2015
[120H competitions : http://www.120hours.no]
The infrastructure is well maintained and therefore the preservation of the area can be achieved with minimum intervention which at the same time changes the landscape.A multi-level continuous surface made from a strong durable fabric, adjusted on different levels of the existing buildings and on the slope of the mountain,creates a new condition and a link between them. Even in severe weather conditions the surface acts as a protection for the lower level of the ground that can be used more easily. G.Simmel,in his text “The philosophy of Landscape” refers to Heidegger’s term “Stimmung” as the mechanism that connects the landscape. This installation literally connects each
structure and the physical surr of the area,creating a new l and at the same time a sec of a common ground for The programme: Pyramiden will be inhabited seasons per year. Every thre a group of people of all ages over the world, will come h three-month workshop-me theme will change every time a decided in advance in an online through open voting. A t community is constructe time and it is invited to the area for a shor It creates a feeling Pyramiden is protection” and a place where ideas are under con
roundings landscape cond layer the city.
d for four ee months s from all here for a eeting.The and will be e platform temporary ed each o inhabit rt term. g that â€œunder becomes new nstruction.
UP_S l Urban Public Snake_housing and agriculture l [Architecture Design Studio Vl professor-supervisor : Kotionis Zisis ] [in
collaboration with: Athanasekou Christina] 2012
Our initial intention was to combine the concept of symbiosis with the process of cultivation - production.Thus, we chose the square unit as fractal ( repetition and variation) leaving large areas for agriculture. One of our goals was to create outdoor spaces of coexistance and interaction. The users are not only residents of the units but also of the wider area of the city so that they can work,produce and consume together. All the vertical “cores” are connected by a single-height horizontal public movement (‘public snake”) intended as public urban living space and as a secondary cultivation space. Thus,the movement of people on the big commercial street is transferred to a second, upper l a y e r . The project is placed in the centre of Volos city around the commercial street of Ermou.
URBAN PLANNING IN THE CENTER OF ATHENS CITY [Architecture Design Studio Vll professor-supervisors : Kotionis Zisis, Panigyris Kostis, Oraiopoulos Fillipos] [in collaboration with: Athanasekou Christina, Kafantari Aimilia, Michaili Fotini] 2012 This project is placed in the centre of Athens. We propose a new ‘scripture’ of the city grid.
Some “neutral” spaces are created where someone can stay temporarily for some hours of the day to work in a common environment with other professionals. In this way communication and interaction is created among different professions and perhaps new common productive conditions.
snapshots of the conceptual diagrams
[ you can watch them here : ps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi4whToZnaEgBId7h0EsbKg ]
analysing the area : [ curation of the types of the empty spaces ]
Collective kitchen Collective â€œliving roomâ€?
Common working space Temporary residences
[EMPTY] INSTALLATION IN A FIELD [ wood, acrylic paint on plexiglass ] 2.10 x 1.20 2016 From a book to a field,using the same concept of the typographic phrase â€œthis page intentionally left blankâ€?, this sign indicates the emptiness in a space. In the same ironic way as in a book page,the existence of the object itself in the centre of the field contradicts and cancels the statement that it carries, creating a paradoxical result.
CHAIR FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS Reuse Workshop at the campus of the University of Thessaly [tutors : Nicolas Remy, Jean-Marc Huygen] Team members: Kapodistria Niovi , Kafadari Aimilia, Papachristou Artemis, Faliagka Evaggelia 2011 The purpose of the workshop was to recycle waste materials found at the campus of the University, repurpose them and create something new and useful with the least use of new materials. The result of the team I was part of, was a recliner (chair) made of plastic bottles and an old metallic contruction frame(grid).
SOUND GENERATOR INSTALLATION IN THE WATER Sound Generators Workshop [ tutors : Maria Vrontisi, Michel Aubert Pilio,Greece team : Alexandridis Yorgos, Draganoudi Maria, Papachristou Artemis ] [ https://sndgenerators.wordpress.com] 2013
The purpose of this workshop was the design and the construction of sound generators with the power of the water or the wind, in 1:1 scale. We had to experiment with materials and produce an object that has a dialectic relationship with the natural landscape. The final result of the team I was part of, was a construction with a metallic frame and some plastic tubes. The inside of each tube is covered with a different material(wood, metal etc.) and each tube contains a metal stick with a floater. The waves move the sticks that hit each surface and thus they produce a sound. A new soundscape is added to the existing sound of the waves and indicates the rhythm of the sea.
ANNIVERSARY LOGO FOR NOWNESS [ open competition for a logo design for the five years of the global cultural video channel NOWNESS] 2015
[ NOWNESS : https://www.nowness.com ]
The be play
submissions completely with the
could either original or existing logo.
The logo consists of the “V”, the latin number for “5” -for the fifth anniversaryand the “play” symbol “>” for videos. Both of them form the “N” of “NOWNESS”.
see the submission here: https://p7s1creativestudio.de/i/593/submission/149810/5820870a The general website of the competition through “Creative Studio” and “Talenthouse” : https://p7s1creativestudio.de/i/design-a-logo-for-nowness
JEWELLERY DESIGNS 2013
CECI N’EST PAS UN LIVRE A MECHANISM OF READING [ Landscape Theory professor-supervisor: Antonas Aristide ] 2013
This object is a mechanism of reading for some excerpts that refer to Landscape. It is a wandering in a text landscape, where the flipping of the pages in a usual book is replaced by the movement of the transparent layers. It is also a reference to the mechanism of landscape itself: The landscape is something autonomous but at the same time is a part of nature,a part of the “whole”. Here, every “book” is a separate object but at the same time is a connection to each booksource of the fragments. In some layers there are frames that emphasize some fragments of the bigger text behind. Thus, as in a landscape you see the fragment of the fragment.
The fragments are from the books: -The Philosophy of the Landscape_Georg Simmel -Concept of nature_ Alfred North Whitehead -Sense and Sensibility_Jane Austen -Space and Time_Yi-Fu Tuan -Wuthering Heights_Emily BrontĂŤ -The Landscape_Joanchim Ritter
WIP [architecture competition on graphic research Call for illustration #3 Library illustrazioni (non) illustri] theme: “Il progetto come opera aperta” “The project as an open work” jury: G6 (M.Angrilli, A.Clemente,F. Bilò, M. di Venosa, S.Ferrini, P. Misino WIP of WIP
Team Library (E.Piersanti, M.D’ignazio, S.Squarcella, R. Guardabascio, A. D’ercoli, S.Tollis, A.Russo) Social (online voting on facebook) [ LIBRARY: http://www.libraryillustrazioni. com www.facebook.com/libraryillustrazioni ] June 2017
The description of the Library competitions: “Call for Illustrations” is a contest that aims to focus attention on a graphic research thoughts reflections and themes that emerged from each of the six “conversations” promoted by “Oltre il giardino”. Each participant is invited to draw an illustration designed to represent a graphically thought, a reflection originated from every conversation. These illustrations should not be connoted by the marks of common architectural elaborate, but must have a deep graphic research that aims to investigate the limits of the classical representation on the ridge of the architectural discipline. We imagine these illustrations not as the architectural representation of a project, but as an architectural reflection, or more generally of an urban thought. At the end of that period, the call will be closed. The best works related on the theme and will be published on the facebook page (www.facebook.com/
libraryillustrazioni). Three projects will be the illustrations for each call (one by the teachers of the G6, one and one by the positive feedba total of 18 winning images for series of conversations.
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WIP Since the time they arrived on earth, humans have in their nature the need to organise the chaos of the world in order to understand it, think, inhabit and more important to survive. Architecture and every curatorial gesture are directive, but we should admit that it is an illusion of control. Every project in an ongoing one, even if its designer decided to stop working on it. In this image all the stages of the life of a building, from the design to its decay are presented as a palimpsest. All the probable scenarios of the design of a typical habitation unit, are presented on layers one above the other, while the future of it, through the inhabitation of other visitors and its decay are also obvious.
COVERS FOR MARK ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE [ open competition for a cover design to celebrate the magazineâ€™s 50th issue ] 2014 [ MARK magazine : http://www.frameweb.com/magazines/ mark ]
the submission that made it to the shortlist of 40 out of 540 entries :
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see the publication here :
POSTER FOR A RADIO SHOW 2016
The result of the poster reflects the concept of arbitrariness which is the title and the theme of the radio show .
POSTER FOR BREAK THE CHAIN FESTIVAL ll_ATHENS 2016 This poster was made for an open poster competition on Human Trafficking that was organised by the Break The Chain Festival #2. It was one of the 10 winner-posters that were selected to be exhibited at the Festival at Technopolis,Athens on Sat. 22nd Oct. and Sun. 23rd Oct. 2016. [
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POSTERS Submissions for International Poster Competition in Graphic Design Festival Scotland. [
http://graphicdesignfestivalscotland. com ] 2015+2016
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Cheap graphic design.“Cheap”, because it is descriptive in an easy way. But at least in this case, it is honest to its context.. [ The curve in the letter “R” gives a perverse ( r ) tone. ]
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IMAGES FOR BONK! MAGAZINE Submissions for Bonk! magazine issue #3 Lines 2016 [ http://bonkmagazine.tumblr.com ] [ https://www.facebook.com/ bonkmagazine/ ] These were my responses the theme â€œLinesâ€? of the magazine. Thinking on the general concept of line [a line is for separation,it creates a limit and indicates two different parts]. I created a decomposition of the world map based not only on the geographical [natural] separation that indicates the parts of the land and sea, but also the political separation which is the indication of the countries. This gesture mocks one of the most arbitrary and unjustifiable decisions in human history: the creation of an illusive mechanism of control using fictional lines[aka borders], the creation of different nations. The image was created with the same arbitrariness : each piece was placed randomly on purpose. It also acts as a comment to the paradoxical situation we live nowdays: the crossing of the borders with the use of the internet and the simultaneous closing of them physically.
World Soup most of the material that I used to create this image was taken from this open-free file: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:World_map_-_low_resolution.svg#metadata
This image is published in the #3 issue “Lines” of Bonk! Magazine.
“The time goes by so do I.”
POSTERS AND OTHER LINES
As we know, every work of art has a different interpretation by each person. The work of art as a mirror to the observer: The observer finds some parts of himself in the piece . The process of understanding the work of art, as a deforming mirror: After his conclusions another version of the piece is created.His interpretation conceptually creates another “work of art” , similar to the source, but diverse (or “distorted”). The line in the centre works as this kind of a mirror. The same phrase is “mirrored” on the left side, but in a distorted way (which makes a new interpretation).
Unlimited Limit 2015
This is a personal diary that shows an obsessive recording of an absence. Each circle indicates an hour of the day. After 24 cirlces the one is colored red, indicating the end of one day.
LOGO DESIGN AND PRESS MATERIAL [FLYERS,POSTERS] FOR PATRAMANI ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE 2015-2017
PATRAMANI ENGLISH LANGUAGE WORKSHOPS English Sessions for adults.
L 26.3.16 & 2.4.16 applications at : 23210-62007 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Patramani English Language Centre is providing a new series of English Lessons for adults. They are aimed at individuals that have a satisfactory level of English [at B1 or B2] and would like to enrich their knowledge by reading about topics that concern current trends in society, education and the economy. There will be an analysis of each text by explaining new vocabulary, answering questions and having a discussion. Each session will be theme-based. If you want to improve your knowledge in the English Language in a different and enjoyable way, you can apply now.
Patramani English Language Centre
PROFESSIONAL CARDS 2015
Professional card for a musician.
Professional cards for a veterinarian.
FLYER FOR MANOS AND TSAOUSIS DESIGN [ Furniture Manufacturing Company ] with the printing and graphic design advice of Stratos Charalampidis [The Workshop_Serres] 2016 This flyer was made for the pavillion of the company to the “100% Hotel Show” exhibition in Athens.
THE EMPTY BOOK FULL OF IRONY 2016 [ on the digital library : https://issuu.com/artemispapachristou/ docs/the_empty_book_full_of_irony ]
SOUNDWALK IN THE CENTRE OF VOLOS NoTours Workshop [tutors: Nicolas Remy, Horacio Dieguez Gonzalez] [team : Daflouka Chrysa, Karouti Isavella,Koutsovasili Anita, Papachristou Artemis ,Triantafillou Dimitris, ] [ www.Escoitar.org ] [ http://www.notours.org/ ] 2013
NoTours offers an augmented aurality experience. It is a project by the collective Escoitar that allows editing a place with sounds. In other words, you can add a new layer of reality to your place. You can leave messages, tell stories, create geolocated concerts or just share your thoughts. The noTours Android Application detects your location (via GPS) and plays your audios exactly in the place where you decided. In this workshop the team created a soundwalk in the centre of Volos.It is an acoustic gymnastic programme. Except for the acoustic experience, the project inserts the movement,so the process is converted to an interactive one.The general background sound consists of nature sounds to emphasize the oddity of the sport activity within the urban environment.
International design competition: ‘Amphibious Habitats’
organised by LOBBY magazine [ magazine of Bartlett School of Architecture ] team members: Eftihis Efthimiou, Vasilis Chlorokostas, Artemis Papachristou February-March 2017 [ h t t p : / / b a r t l e t t l o b b y. c o m / a r t i c l e s / amphibious-habitats/] [http://bartlettlobby.com/articles/thewinners/ ] the blog of the project: https://ataxifolia.tumblr.com The Brief: ‘Amphibious Habitats’ calls for designs that challenge the very distinction between land and sea, looking to generate architectural ‘artefacts’ that act on this threshold—neither purely marine nor land, but instead both at the same time. The proposals should establish innovative ways to understand and appropriate the often undefined and always changing space between these two natures. Although Malaga will act as the ideal cultural frame for the competition, designs should be freely imagined as objects of reverie which might take cue and inspiration from sources distant in time and space. Proposals must respond to topographic conditions, whether real or imagined: rocky cliffs, sandy beaches, volcanic tide pools, coral reefs, Icelandic or equatorial shorelines, imposing sea banks; the list could go on. We are looking for architectures that find their raison d’être on these boundaries between dry and wet. These objects will engage its users in original and unexpected ways, questioning our relationship with water and at the same time promoting new ways to understand the land-sea binomial.
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Ataxifolia No ecosystem should ever perish due to the greed of a single species. Dr Chloe Malevic, IPCC Report 2011 ____________________ “[...] After the Caulerpa stems enter through the Ataxi - stomata, the cascading generation of alimentary effect and functional capture continues across the gaps between bodily strata. When it reaches the epithilia cores, the whole series repotentializes. The Epithilia’s osmotic function serves as a hinge between the internal stratifications contained by the infra-skin and the wider systems of capture into which the overal organism as a whole is in turn integrated. What Influenced greatly the research behind this eco-systemic mediator, is the idea that in order to restore any overrun dynamic system, a multilayered procedure is needed to take place. [...]This evolving architectural agent, does not intrude an ecosystem, it is rather a nomadic ecosystem on its own, acting as a vanishing mediator in an existing invasion, through multilayered ltering. Thus establishing a state of being which successfully relays with other autonomies, from the macroscopic to the microscopic and vice versa.” Invasive Species Restriction Protocols and Control Mechanism Prototypes. Caulerpa Taxifolia Infestation Research, Second Assesment Report, Abstract-- Geneva, 26 September 2047 ______________________ No ecosystem should ever perish due to the greed of a single species! (Chloe Malevic the First) ______________________ As St Blaise is our Patron, the Mangrove is our Mentor. We, the Ataxifolians have created a habitable meta-organism to exterminate the vile Caulerpa Taxifolia, an agent of the evident end of times. The mechanism borrows from the internal structure and logic of mangrove ecosystems, that create an amphibious, semi-submerged forest. Their delicate nature, lying on top of sea water, their roots loosely bound in sandy murk, together with their function as biodiversity hotspots, provide us with the relational substrate on which to land our Order. (Brother Asmotheus Grant, Nice, 26 January 2104) ______________________ The water is our asylum. We travel through the liquid eternity. Our Order has done well. Not a single Caulerpa stem remains within the coasts of the Mediterranian. However the structures remain, wandering islands, eerily creeping around in the shallows. Unrest keeps on growing Form has outlived function. (AntiPope Asmotheus II, Kalamata, 05 March 2232) ______________________ No ecosystem should ever perish due to the greed of a single species... (St Chloe of the Thorne, Malaga, 13 April 2458)
GRAPHIC DESIGN OF A THESIS 2015 These are some graphic design snapshots from the Master Thesis â€?Naked Cities: Athens-Copenhagen_ Representations of body exposure in public space through artâ€? written by Angelos Kottas. [4Cities_Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Urban Studies]
BONES [ Photography studio professor-supervisor: Yerolybos Yorgis ] 2009
see on issuu : http://issuu.com/artemispapachristou/docs/bones_.
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