A Balancing Act
Once “illuminated” Kostas continues his artistic development and experimentation. The balancing act series collects
those artworks that experiment communication through contrast. These drawings are based on the white and black
contrast: full/empty, life/death, happiness/sadness, all of those conflicting concepts that recur in everyone’s lives.
“The game is constant, but roles and relationships are shaped by circumstances.
Black must exist, in order for white to be discerned. In the same way as for bad and good, misery and joy.
Everything shifts and flows, like the situations we find ourselves in.
Colour is essential but not necessary, creating an emotional response, pinpointing a specific moment in time.
Shapes form faces and, in turn, faces form relationships.
In the absence of black, white cannot be defined.
The game is constant…”