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An exhibition of works by interdisciplinary artist Maria Fragoudaki (b. 1983), curated by Saranna Biel-Cohen.

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Drawing from Plato's "Theory of Forms", the artist explores the ability of the senses to convey Ideas. Whereas in Plato’s Phaedo the senses are seen as an impediment to the understanding of truth, this exhibition is a study of our capacity to perceive through the senses. Thus, sense perception becomes an instrument of knowledge, and the physical, material objects become a …

Drawing from Plato's "Theory of Forms", the artist explores the ability of the senses to convey Ideas. Whereas in Plato’s Phaedo the senses are seen as an impediment to the understanding of truth, this exhibition is a study of our capacity to perceive through the senses. Thus, sense perception becomes an instrument of knowledge, and the physical, material objects become a manifestation of abstract Ideas.

Fragoudaki, interacts with the materials seeking Forms or Ideas indirectly associated with their conventional intent or purpose. She delves into the greater concept of …

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39 Nikis street
Athens, GR