Litost

en LITOST The T.S. Eliot-inspired landscapes by Kostas Pappas could aptly be described by the title The Waste Land. They evoke a land that is dead, a city that is unreal, rather than merely terrible. Looking at his drawings, one cannot help but feel that these landscapes do not exist in reality. They are uninhabited, desolate…

April is the cruelest month

en April is the cruelest month For many years, Kostas Pappas investigates and introduces us to metaphysical landscapes which are sensory rather than merely imprints. He focuses on the feeling of anticipation; the expectations that accompany such a feeling, its deterministic dubiousness; in cities that were never completed although they became part of the development…

the tree don’t care what the little bird sings

en THE TREE DON’T CARE WHAT THE LITTLE BIRD SINGS Charcoal drawing on archival paper 4.00 x 0.50m, aluminium tripods, light fixtures, lamps. Dimensions variable This work is the psychological profiling of a waiting moment. Two structures, the light that connects them together and a drawing, become the heroes of a pause. No one guarantees…

In the middle of the way

en in the middle of the way 2019 Metallic transport trolleys, lamps, light bulbs Variable Dimensions In the artwork In the middle of the way, the constructions are in a state of anticipation or pause and generate a silent dialogue among each other, despite their capacity for movement, transportation, and storage. Their own shells constitute…