All the images are made from shadows cast by small sculptures of birds. They are stencilled on any surface using charcoal dust, sizes are variable.
I have compiled a chart of the recent known extinct species of birds. (Will upload the chart at a later time). The chart shows that a number of extinct bird species have no visual documentation. This provides me with an opportunity to guess how these birds may have looked, as well as to match already produced small sculptures to extinct birds. This exercise is a “mad” attempt to understand and
I was born in northern Greece in the mid 50s. As a child, I watched the migration of flocks of bird darken the sky and herald the arrival and departure of seasons. My move to Australia in 1970 kept certain memories of my place of birth alive and exaggerated. My first visit to Greece was 1980, and not much had changed. However, by 1998 (my last visit) everything changed. The
Four panels and four large prints of the work “I.d” by “George Alamidis” have been included in “WORK IN MOTION” An exhibition Curated by Per Pegelow and Etta Gerdes. 1st -19th of June at: The Red House Centre for Culture and Debate 15, ljuben karavelov st. Sofia Bulgaria. The I.d cards and works on paper were delayed by Bulgarian customs, and were not on the gallery walls for the opening