Polixeni Papapetrou | Lost Psyche

Opening: Wednesday 29 October 6-8pm
Exhibition: 29 October to 29 November 2014
Stills Gallery Sydney, Australia

Press release by Stills Gallery:
In Lost Psyche, Polixeni Papapetrou portrays emblematic figures that have come to the end of their tradition, their rationale, their place in the world. These intriguing and charismatic characters—the poet, the tourist, the immigrant, among others—bring to life antique Victorian paper masks. Yet, despite being cast beyond our immediate reality, their costumes harking back to earlier times, their settings to fantastical places, these archetypal figures live on in the cultural imagination. Continue Reading →