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Infinite Perimeter *

The place where one draws breath and calls one's home; 'tis whence one begins;

The place one recalls and reminisces, be it in a positive or negative light, years down the line, even if one never left it, either physically or mentally; It exists as place, as time, as a past experience in one's memory and imagination;  'tis the remains of this theme that jointly shape the way one feels;

The spacetime one calls one's home is under tremendous pressure, and the issue is with whom, why, and to what extent one is willing to share it.

The pictures were taken on the island of Crete between May 2014 and 2018 (ongoing).
This series of images is not a strict document; rather then depict a place that is defined by explicit morphological characteristics, though it remains conceptually and geographically boundless.
Infinite Perimeter is a project about human identity as it exists within the current stage of capitalism. It is about the feelings of loss, loneliness and isolation that everyone can experience whether as actual immigrants or even into their homeland. It is about the sense of being exiled even from ourselves
*Niels Fabian Helge von Koch (25 January 1870 – 11 March 1924)
was a Swedish mathematician who gave his name to the famous fractal known as the Koch snowflake,one of the earliest fractal curves to be described. Koch’s snowflake is a quintessential example of a fractal curve,a curve of infinite length in a bounded region of the plane.
A finite area contained in an infinite perimeter.

Transcreation in English by Theo Bouchelos

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