Dimitis Kechris is a Greek photographer in his thirties with degrees in physical science as well as photography from the Athens School of Fine Arts. Already exhibited in several of the capital’s museums and cultural institutes, he is also the cofounder of the artists’ collective Aldabaran, devoted to photography. It is a place dedicated to various reflections on photography and its history. The series In Girum Imus Nocte, shown here, gathers photos taken in Greece, Italy, and Turkey. Dimitiris Kechris conjures this project as a wandering in the dark areas of instinct and thought in search of nakedness as a state of mind. He explains that he is trying to photograph the vicious cycle cadenced by the pain and the love driven by emotional role-playing. This series attempts to show in images the catastrophe coming from pleasures skewed by the trapping of masks. In fact, his work is tinted with a morose and tormented atmosphere without ever tipping into the lugubrious thanks to the delicate glint of the photographer’s eye. Demitris Kechris grew up in Athens in an artistic environment...
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