FokiaNou Art Space is pleased to present “Nude”, a solo photography exhibition by Maria Bourbou, opening Saturday 7 March at 7 pm. Bourbou’s work appears as dreamlike images where fiction is mixed with reality and where past, present and future are fused. In this series, she focuses her lens on the naked body using natural light. The interior environment is bare, so that the subject imposes itself. The work acts as a mirror of ourselves, and attempts to display emotions and strength. At the same time it is displayed as a symbol of beauty and harmony.
Born in Athens, Maria Bourbou studied Photography at the private photography
school «E.M.E.F» of Dimitrios Xliveros in Athens, as well as German Language and Literature at the University of Kiel (Germany). In recent years, Maria Bourbou has been living and working in different countries in Europe. Her work has been exhibited and collected internationally including at the Instituto de Camões in Lisbon, the gallery Teambox, (LX-Factory, Lisbon) and at the Konrad Adenauer Building of the European Parliament in Luxemburg. She recently had a solo show at the Hellenic American Union in Athens, and has participated in many group exhibitions, most recently at the Salon du CAL 2018 in Luxembourg, at “Back to Athens 6” (International Art Festival in Athens), presenting the digital poem «Myopia» . Some of the works in this series were shown in the exhibition “Gender and Other Boundaries” at the Museum of Archeology and Ethnography of Setúbal, Portugal.