After the Midnight of a Faun
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Apostolos was born Apostolos Panagopoulos in Thessalonica, North Greece, and was brought up in Athens, where he began studying visual arts and theatre before moving permanently to The Netherlands. At the University of Utrecht he studied the history of art, and after participating in a number of audiovisual projects worked as art director in both film and theater, and as head teacher at the Academy of Arts of Utrecht. He is an accomplished painter in oil tempera. These 15 images included here derive from a digital art series titled Omnimedial, whose themes are largely classical, biblical, historical and mythical, not unmixed with a contemporary viewpoint. He uses photo resources and various image and video processing computer programs, He writes, "My inspiration, sources and aims remain always the same. I see myself not so much as a traditional painter but more as a storyteller... With an alphabet of cultural memories, quotations from the past and signs of our everyday reality, I try to build up mirrors in which someone could face The Human Condition."

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