Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
Talking to Yorgo Alexopoulos, it is clear that he regards himself as a painter, although his pictures are always on the move; they transform dynamically like cinema, which they arehigh-tech cinema. He has traveled the earth to make the works in this show, shooting every place he’s been, among them the sand dunes of the United Arab Emirates, the savannas of Namibia, and the mountains and forests of western Canada. He’s interested in conflicted states of natural being, which he reconciles in his art. Act of Nature: In Eight Chapters, 2015–16the grandest and key work in this exhibition of thirteen piecesis exemplary. It is composed the same way all the works are: Using a playback system he designed himself, Alexopoulos digitally animates live-action footage of the sites he has visited, crafting it for a high-definition LED display installed in a metal container,
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