Dimitris Foutris
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The Fall Of The Saint Or The Dream Of The Flight, 2009
Wood, printed glass, casein paint, water based enamel, gold leaf 22K, carton boxes, speakers, cd player, wood sculpture (Devil’s face from church - courtesy of Benaki Museum)
Dimensions variable


Installation View:

From the exhibition 'The Beautiful Is Just The First Degree Of The Terrible', October 2009 - January 2010, State Museum OF Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Exploring the interrelations between new contemporary artworks with local representations of the terrible and the uncanny, as presented in folk art and tradition.

Curated By Apostolos Kalfopoulos


Soundpiece composed from two songs, digitaly
altered in time. Duration13 minutes
1. Dimmu Borgir - Death of the Saint in the Realm of Hell
2. Savina Yiannatou - Why Bird Do You Not Sing


General View






The phrase: 'Erutan Ruo Ni Lamina Eht' is the opposite of the phrase:'The Animal In Our Nature'







Wood sculpture (Devil’s face from church - courtesy of Benaki Museum)