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Aris Katsilakis (Grecia) An artist’s statement Human development and the environment. A relationship interwoven, a dual relationship, sometimes identical and harmony and other conflicts. The human development comes in response to environmental instability, perhaps many times to the same causes. Since the beginning of mankind there was always the battle of survival of the fittest. Ie How could a man survive in a continuously changing environment, creating an endless vicious circle. My personal artistic research lies in my attempt to express through my work anxiety and concern to me is the changes in the genetic material of organisms to adapt to the demands of the modern environment (genetically modified organisms, genetic pollution, mutant Products ...). An environment that was looted or destroyed by human greed for the sake of evolution. Inspired by the environment (plants, nests, cocoons, vitals, fruit, biota ...) and through different angles of observation and perception, through my personal aesthetic construct“biomorphic forms�. But do not try to copy the external reality, instead I want to feel the complete freedom of creation. Besides not enough anymore sculpture shown in space, just pleirei specific aesthetic standards. Today, the project aims to awaken the conscience, and the new form born involve and Art. An art called today more highly than other seasons, to emphasize the need for harmonious coexistence between man and environment. The result of my work comes through changing their original identity avoiding a naturalistic rendering but indirect and allusive, in my effort to give them a new status to show the tragedy of a teratogenic process of nature by its own structures so the viewer to decode through its own optical prism and to raise up to its responsibilities, the modern bourgeois of megacities. The bourgeois who directly or indirectly experiencing the impact of culture created as victimizer and victim. The basic material of the works are colored wrapping paper that through a process of successive layers of paper and glue into molds and gives the final color result of my works. R ecyclable materials are cheap, marks a highly consuming society, industrial remnants of the modern world, such as plastic, rubber, cardboard, newspapers, twine, raw wool, materials often bear the traces of time, which is already loaded with memories inside , with a process of transformation, reconstruction and transformation of the substance, I give them a new life and become part of the integration process of the sculpture in my attempt to pay as I a "new reality." A reality that aims to pique the viewer to not remain aloof towards the work, becoming a participant, a co- - perpetrator, and part of this ugly beautiful, whimsical "nature" I want to believe that it reflects the reversals suffered by organic life of modern man. Aris Katsilakis, sculptor

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Landescape Art Review - November 2013  

submit your artworks to: landescape@artlover.com

Landescape Art Review - November 2013  

submit your artworks to: landescape@artlover.com

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