Photo Credit: Frank Fournier
Originally from Athens Greece, Logothetis, even as a child, was fascinated by the different ways people perceive visual signs. The origins and development of visual signs, and the many ways these signs are coded through culture, and then used in support of systems, constructs, and power hierarchies, has been an inspiration for his art. His journey as other through society’s normative constructs (class, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality) has revealed contradictions, particularly those that are set up as binary oppositions, that have influenced his research. By challenging notions of art versus craft, masculine versus feminine, humor versus phobia or apprehension, Logothetis invites the viewer to enter their complex web of meaning and visually explore, imagining perceptual networks and possibilities.
Arachnae, Logothetis’ latest sculptures can be viewed at The Bronx Museum of the Arts from January 15-April 12, 2015.
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