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Ralph Baiker
Pan's cave
HC, 32,5 x 26 cm., o.pp. 2009


"Employing themes of classical and documentary travel photography, Baiker constructs new semiotic connections between historical and contemporary imagery. Cornerstones of Greek culture and history - politics, seafaring, architecture, sculpture and the theatre - become the parameters delineating the imagery of this project. The title, Pan's Cave, is both example and representation of this kind of interplay between myths and reality. Using photography in a precisely calculated, temporally and locally selective way, Baiker creates new contexts and insights." (Mirko Mayer Gallery website)


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