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Exhibition 2011



Report of the Kythiriscus: 'BREATH'
Opening: Saturday, September 10, 20:00
Duration: 17/9 - 2/10

Winter living in Kythera where the environment dominates the population of Kythira oligoplithi 5 artists worked on a particular topic. The result of this work are in the gallery Follow your Art.

"Initially we perceive the world through the dynamics of our body, from the first time the lungs are filled with air, the process of perception begins. Starting from the basic concept of the five senses to the sometimes elusive concepts of instinct, sixth sense and spirit, began to approach the issue everyone with a completely different way.

But as we went from the natural to the supernatural, from matter to spirit, the more we discover a connection between the concepts, a special relationship in which there is no longer differentiate between the physical and emotional or spiritual end in us. We can therefore say that in all our life is our principle?

That knowledge is the oxygen for the cultivation of our souls? " The group consists of KYTHIRISCUS Georgia Cherry, Laurel Petrochilou, Dew Cherry, Mary Shina and Pat Kaufman




Group exhibition 'Kythera'
Opening: Wednesday, August 10 at 21:00
Duration: 10/8 - 7/9

"Keeping our Kythira lasted, ex'aitias eight days the weather ..... There are several ports is dangerous but the island is full of forests and mountains so it is almost deserted and uninhabited, except the area of the castle, where the Prudent and some small and insignificant villages. Its perimeter is 60,000 strides kai is (as said Borodini) filled unicorns, which are a stone on the head with magical properties for disease, pain in the iliac and difficult births ......"
Nikolas Nikolay 1577, French Geographer

Five photographers take us to the current Kythira, where unicorns appear only in the lens of those still looking.

Participants: John Stathis, Tzeli Hatzidimitriou Costas Pavlakis, Dew Cherry, Michalis Petropoulos.

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Painting Exhibition: 'LANDSCAPE SOUL'
Opening: Friday, July 15, 21:00
Duration: 15/7 - 6/8

".. A landscape is not, as some perceive it, just a whole land, plants and water. Is the projection of the soul of a people on matter."
Odysseus Elytis

In a new exhibition space in Kythera, Kapsali 9 authors present their work as having a starting point the landscape of Kythira.
Themselves are mostly residents of the island or visit the island several months a year. Having an intense and profound experiential relationship with the landscape of Kythira, each of them the 'looks' in a unique way through their own 'mental filter', mobilizing for this purpose different techniques and styles.

Participating artists: GEORGE TZANNES, toads DRIZOU, Daphne PETROCHEILLOU, DROSIA sherry, GEORGE TZANNES-Kafka, Philippos CHOUNTAS, Aslan Carolina, GEORGIA TSEROU, KATHLEEN JAY.

Curated by Mary Shina


ARTIST PROFILES

GEORGE TZANNES
Birth: New York, USA
In 1971 the New Yorker artist George Tzannis first visit Kithira, the party was born his father. Since then, the idyllic island became the sole subject of his work.
The project studied Tzannis Art Student's League and Printmaking Fine Arts at Pratt Graphics Center and The Printmaking Workshop in New York.
Over the years he did more and more frequent and extended visits to Kythera with his family. His home and studio is in Kythera Kypriotianika. His work Tzannes to Kythira has been exposed in the U.S. in Canada and in Athens.

Phryne DRIZOU
The laboratory has Phryne Drizou folk painting in Livadi Kythira setting out its projects. On old wood that turns the sea creates works of fiction: boats, mermaids, girls with eyes full of dreams, Erotokritos, fruits and birds. The Phryne is known for both individual and group exhibitions in Athens. Projects of Phryne from several collections in Greece and abroad. He has also written and illustrated the story: 'the mermaid Pelagia of Kythera ".

DAPHNE Petrochilou
Petrochilou Daphne was born in London. In 1992 she graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Chicago, USA and then living in Kythera. Much of her work thematically based on the life of the island and has been exhibited and published internationally.

DROSIA TSEROU
She studied art history at the University of Granada in Spain. Actively engaged in painting the picture and construction.
She had for some years the fairground TSEROU Kleomenous 3 Kolonaki, organizing exhibitions of various artists. The past eleven years living and working in Kythira maintaining space 'FOLLOW YOUR ART', where she has, paintings, constructions.
She is a founding member of Kythera Cultural Association and organizes the last ten years the Kythera Photographic Encounters with artistic director John Stathatos. She is a member of the artistic team Kithiriscus. She has solo and group exhibitions in Greece and abroad.

GEORGE TZANNES - Kafka
George Tzannis born in 1964 in Athens. He studied Fine Arts in England. He worked for years in theater as a theater artist. In recent years she has been living in Kythera and a farmer - artist while retaining the "Gallery Cythera" in Country.

Philippos CHOUNTAS
Born in Peania. He lived in Italy for twenty years. He participated in group exhibitions. His works are in many private collections and public institutions. It is part of the Arts Chamber of Greece. The last twenty years living and working in Kythera.
KERAMOTI-KYTHERA Til.2736038302
Aslan Carolina
I was born and raised in Athens in Paleo Faliro, where he finished school. I studied theology at Athens University and was appointed to serve high schools where yet. I paint as a child but only the last six years systematically. I made four solo exhibitions and a puppet puppetry which also produced. I am self-taught and inspired me in painting from the nature of Kythira, which I have done my second home.

Georgia TSEROU
She studied design at the workshop of the painter George Vogiatzis. He studied at the Technological Educational Institute of Interior Design department at the School of Graphic Arts and Design Studies. He specialized in designing and painting on fabric.
She worked at the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Haidari in part as a teacher of visual art and crafts child.
She designed lighting and use objects that were presented at various sites in Greece and abroad. She has taken part in group and solo exhibitions with painting, construction and craftsmanship.
Since 1998 he lives and works permanently in Kythera. She is a member of the artistic team KITHIRISCUS.
The artistic result is not only a personal matter, but is related to the environment that shapes the ideal of good, inspiring release, relieve, elevates the everyday life giving power to her.
-CAVES KYTHIRA TEL 6973639044
Email: georgiatseri@yahoo.com

KATHLEEN JAY
KATHLEEN JAY prefers the technique of watercolor. Though she paints in acrylics and after some back "home" again to create a watercolor.
The house is Kythera in 2008 and settled on the island. She studied in Holland and Teaching Fine Arts where she started his own gallery in a Dutch farm and giving painting lessons for beginners.
Kathleen always prefers to work out in the fields because it combines scenery, sound and atmosphere.
The viewers of art characterize as 'the very own', 'pictorial', 'a mystical colorful' and 'free' ...
The reality and fantasy meet and do well. The world feels Kythera as "a different state of mind." All these make the work of Kathleen filled soul.