Thodoris Zafeiropoulos

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The proposed project is based on the idea of constructing a kind of allegorical fountain that will offer spectacle, coolness and will recall memories and audiovisual enjoyment, as through the dynamic launch the spectacular water droplets will create impressive formations on the surface of the water. A man- made natural phenomenon that will provide the viewer with the feeling of a momentary rise, and through the refraction of light the image of the rainbow. The work activates and shapes with very simple industrial means a sudden encounter with the elements of nature and offers a spectacular experience for the spectator and the passerby of the lake’s Pamvotida coastal zone in the city of Ioannina.

Theodoros Zafeiropoulos was born in 1978. He graduated from the School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1998-2003). He participated in the Erasmus program in the University of Barcelona (2001). He graduated from the MFA of ASFA (2004-2006). He graduated and was honored with the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award from the MFA program of the School of Visual Arts, New York USA as recipient of the Fulbright, Gerondelis & Al.Onassis Foundations scholarships (2007-2009). He participated in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2009). In 2016 he concluded his PhD dissertation in the School of Architecture, University of Thessaly. Since 2001 he has presented 10 solo shows and has participated in more than 100 international group shows, residencies, and projects in Greece, USA, and elsewhere. He received commissions to create site-specific installations in many institutions and Foundations including the Morton Arboretum in Lisle Illinois, USA, the Museum of Civil Aviation in Athens, Miltech Hellas, Goethe Institute Thessaloniki, Museum of Photography in Thessaloniki and the G&A Mamidakis Foundation. In 2017 he was elected as Assistant professor in NTUA, School of Architecture. He lives and works in Athens.

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