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Unfinished Dreams (2015)

The series Unfinished Dreams originated in the summer of 2015 in Kea, one of the Greek islands of the Cyclades archipelago. Alone or in clusters, set in the barren landscape and built up until about 2009, these unfinished buildings are indicators of the discontinuity of history.

Unlike the buildings located in the immediate vicinity of the ancient city of Karthaia, they have no harmonious relationship with their natural environment. Instead, following the principle of modernity, there is a contrast between the softness of the topography with the strict geometry of the architecture. At most, aligned with a spectacular view, the unfinished elements of the building site look rather random. The construction process has left scars in the natural soil, which are successively covered by the sparse vegetation.

By exposing the "core structure", of which every visible part is at the same time an indispensable part of any finished construction, the skeletons provide an abstract image of architecture. By providing no evidence of room layouts or intended formal expression, they allow the viewer plenty of room for interpretation, which is in an inverse proportional relationship with the degree of completion.