Nina Papaconstantinou was born in 1968 in Athens, Greece, where she lives and works.
The drawings on tracing paper are a combination of semi-transparent abstract landscapes of marks, grays, empty spaces between letters and blurred typeface borderlines thoroughly traced, or dense layers of handwritten text, through a process which resembles that of tapestry or weaving.
“The work of Nina Papaconstantinou, who has studied literature and drawing, turns to the material of language itself,investigating the relationships between image and text, writing, trace and texture, asthese are transformed and configured through the lines of the texts that she appropriates from various aspects of literature….”
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