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Stargazers

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DSC03119 (1024x768) Human beings have always been fascinated by the stars. From the cave drawings to the Hubble telescope, one common thread runs through human history: the yearning for the mysteries of the sky; the gaze to the stars. Continue reading / Συνέχεια->

The Snake Goddess / H Θεά των Όφεων

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0 DSC00884a A few facts which form the base of this creation:
The Snake Goddess refers to figurines found at the excavations of Minoan civilization sites at Crete.

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Dead Can Dance

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DSC00335(1) (820x1024)We are surrounded by activities and rituals that have origins less known or completely forgotten. Our society has lost its accord with its spirituality; the spiritual values are no longer forming & informing the society, to the extend they used to.
But every now and then, comes a bit of a revealing information that completely alters the way of our perception, making it difficult to return to our previous understanding ever again. Continue reading/Συνέχεια->

Helios II

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DSC09401 aThe Christian use of the all seeing eye symbol is inside a radiating triangle, which represents the Holy Trinity. It is often seen in orthodox and catholic churches.
Truth be told, due to the medieval beliefs that it symbolized the evil eye,  it was absent until  Renaissance artists reclaimed its symbolic power in their art. Continue reading / Συνέχεια ->

Ούτε κρύπτει, ούτε λέγει, αλλά σημαίνει.

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DSC04480(1) w…The title translates : ” Neither conceals, nor says, but means.” It is how Heraclitus referred to Apollo and the Delphic oracle in the classical Hellenic world. It seemed well suited for this creation (as well for several others…). One could say that it is something like a mandala, where meditative observation resonates different meanings to different people.     Continue reading / Συνέχεια ->