Opening: 23-07-2016 14:00
Date: July 23, 2016
SILENT STONE I / DEUCALION AND PYRRHA
An installation - performance by Eleanna Martinou
Βased on Ancient Greek mythology and the story of Deucalion and Pyrrha about the end of the world (rain and water). Deucalion and Pyrrha, while walking on Parnassos, where throwing stones that were born again as new human beings, forming on that way a new society. The circle is the basic shape of the theatre of Delphi, of the earth and of the sky. The circle means eternity, bonding and it is both the beginning (ομφαλός) and the end of things, through rythm. Aristotle had realized what is the true meaning of life's rythm and time. Not functioning as a chronometer but time seems like to be a metronome. And one of the most interesting perceptions of time is the one while falling in love.
Eleanna Martinou, Athens (1981)
MA in the Arts of Athens School of Fine Arts. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions in Greece and in Cyprus, Spain, Mexico, Croatia, France, Turkey the USA and Latin America. Solo exhibitions : 2015 Akto & Eleftheria Tseliou gallery, Athens | 2012 Batagianni gallery, Athens | 2010 Apotheke gallery, Nicosia. She lives and works in Athens. Her artistic activities stretches from grand scale sculptural installations to performance and public art, but is foremost popular for her trademark multi-layered abstract paintings.