Mylonogianni Gallery, Chania / 2006
Mylonogianni Gallery, Chania / 2009
Dr Immoreales lab
Some people must be punished (work on progress)
2019. Clay, acrylics, metal, wood, textil, light and sound.
Originally designed by A.M. Cassandre (Deberny & Peignot, 1929).
Digitally revived by Richard Kegler as P22 Bifur (IHOF/P22, 2004) with an added lowercase.
III Art Festival Nico Skepetzi, Rethymno,
October, Nonember 2019
Traces of life, KAM, Chania, January 2020
Curator: Chrysa Skepetzi
In the toy Jack in the box or, in French, diable en boîte, a figure, usually a human clown, pops out of the metal or wooden box with a spring thrust while a melody is playing ...
In SOME PEOPLE MUST BE PUNISHED, our hero is exposed to public eye, he is alone towards a supposedly surprised audience. He is the hero of the circus of life that acts and creates incessantly with the sole aim of never looking at the great void, the void that causes terror, awe. He wants to move away at a safe distance, to love and to be loved with his weakness,
leaving, as a trace to his descendants, just a magnificent show, a charming illusion ...
(translated by Despoina Annitsaki)
The title is inspired by
Michael Borremans’ work ‘The Swimming pool’ (right).
Borremans Michaël, 'The swimming pool' 34,0x28,2 cm, pencil, watercolour on cardboard, 2001
Courtesy Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp Photographer Felix Tirry.