SUN AND MOON

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"Sun and moon is a mural I painted on an abandoned ex-fuel tank base between Nuuk and Nuussuaq. It is based on an Inuit tale regarding the creation of the sun and the moon. The first reason I chose the specific theme is that the architecture of the base was ideal to create something multi-dimensional that evolves around the walls of the construction, creating a visual narrative that can be read from different angles.

Furthermore, I was really interested in the story because it responds to the Greenlandic environment regarding the interchange of light and darkness through the year."

materials: acrylic on wall
dimensions:
Two walls: L15 x H8 m and L20 x H8 m
— 2017 Edition

Sun and moon is part of the editorial project, driftongue.

ALEXANDROS SIMOPOULOS
Artist, illustrator,
GREECE

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