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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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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 ->

Symbolica

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DSC04332Based on a true story  (except from the parts that are not).

“All men by nature desire to know. An indication of this is the delight we take in our senses; for even apart from their usefulness they are loved for themselves; and above all others the sense of sight” Meta ta physica ,Aristotle  384 – 322 BC.
It is that desire that led me to a long quest that ends here. It all started winters ago, inside a small London bookshop; no it wasn’t raining, had an unusual sunny weather instead! As I was searching through the little treasures laying randomly around, my attention was caught by a folded page that fell in front of me out of a tome of Virgil’s “Eclogue”.
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