“'Ή ΧΕΙΡΑ”

(I Hira =“The Hand” homophone in greek: “The Widow”)

Presented in July 2015, as the final work for the Master in Fine Arts at the Athens School of Fine Arts (2013-2015).

Installation photos credit Margarita Nikitaki



Studio work in progress documentation 
at the Athens School of Fine Arts studio, June 2014.
 (analog photography print)






Installation views at the exhibition space of the Athens School of Fine Arts
 (Nikos Kessanlis Hall), July 2015



Installation view: Smokestacks (fugara), Ladder (skala) 
and upside down moquette carpet




Installation view: hand loom and 2 uncut black rugs





Installation view
from right: a black wig, a ladder, an ophthalmologist projector, a wooden shutter, 
4 X 20 m. bubble wrap, A4 b/w photocopies, a mannequin arm, a ballerina shoe,
 an upside down moquette carpet, a slide projection of an upside down building



Installation view (detail with ballerina shoe), July 2015





Smokestacks (fugara), 156 X 90 cm., 2014
combination of handwoven tappestry 
(silk fabric, wool string, cotton string, cassette tape,
cellophane) and b/w A4 photocopy prints.






Smokestacks (fugara), details




Installation view: Ladder (skala), 
dimensions variable / Height: 300 cm., 2015
broken metal ladder, wooden palette, cassette player, cassette with domineering voice,
 painting easel, wooden hanger, plastic and wooden bobbins, metal switch, wooden footstool,
hand woven rug (cassette tape, cotton string)





Details of hand woven rug (cassette tape, cotton string)




Ladder (skala) detail with wooden bobbins, wooden palette and metal switch





Installation detail: roof insulation material, plastic shoe (in the color of an artificial denture)




Weave detail: bubble wrap, brown duct tape and cotton string





Installation view: office chair, cassette tape bobbins, hula hoop,
French encyclopedia pages, plastic frame







Installation details, (office chair, cassette tape bobbins)




Diagrammata , 18 X 17 cm., French encyclopedia pages, plastic frame






Installation detail: hula hoop






Installation detail: b/w A4 photocopy prints, bubble wrap, mannequin plastic arm





2 hand woven and uncut rugs hanging from the loom + recorded footsteps
 (cotton string, black synthetic fabric, cassette tape, dirt)






Recorded footsteps detail and cassette tape detail



Installation detail from "Ladder": cassette player inside wooden footstool





Oil painting study of the work in progress at the studio
 Athens School of Fine Arts, December 2014
oil colors on canson paper, 30 X 50 cm.