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Honorable Mention BIFA 2022 Fine Art / Collage

Divine Decay 39

  • Photographer
    Kon Markogiannis
  • Prize
    Honorable Mention in Fine Art / Collage

The work deals with memory, remembrance and decay. The gritty appearance of the image alludes to fragility, mortality and the transient nature of earthly existence. Although such subjects are generally perceived as rather morbid and depressing, reflection on their significance could prove to be an illuminating way of reflecting on life.

Kon Markogiannis is an artist with an interest in themes such as memory, mortality, spirituality, the human condition, the exploration of the human psyche and the evolution of consciousness. He embraces the indexical qualities of photography and its immediate impact on the viewer, but what he is mainly concerned with are the ways “reality” can be transformed. By manipulating the photographic medium and/or combining it with other media he is able to develop a personal and simultaneously transpersonal language which negotiates between subjective art and the photographic document.