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Interview on the 'Insights Of The Eco Artist'

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  Few days ago I've had the pleasure for a wonderful conversation with Joana from the 'Insights Of The EcoArtist'. The link of the interview is here https://www.insightsofayoungecologicalartist.com/artfeatures/in-conversation%3A-mike-petrakis 1. For the ones who are not familiar with your artistic practice can you describe it? For me, the initial idea is the source of creating new artwork and projects. I am emotionally moving towards its realization and completion. My practice is the combination of four things and elements: Idea, material, execution and presentation. In addition to the medium and the primal matter, I aim to promote sustainability by regularly using second-hand objects such as vintage monitors, age-old electronic parts, etc. Recycling and reforming them is a tool to find their aesthetic beauty as I always aim at RECREATION. 2. Most of your work focuses on societal signs and symbolism, challenging their usual associations. Can you tell us what motivated you t

My work at 'Art People & Me Museum'

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  On the video below as well as at the link  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5ap5rzEKNY&t=606s you can view a presentation of my work at  'Art People & Me Museum', on its Summer 2022 virtual group exhibition.

'The QR Tryptich (part from Arteryficial Intelligence)'

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  On the video below you could view some detailed photos from my project 'QR Tryptich', which is a part from 'Arteryficial Intelligence'. (Artworks IQR, EQR, CQR).

'Presentation about my new work on development'

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  I would like to thank Greek-Corfiot newspaper, and especially Mr. Dimitris Armeniakos as well as all of edittion's team for the mention-presentation regarding my new work on development entitled, Ɓrteryficial Intelligence'.

'My quotes about Art & Artists'

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  ‘Great Artists are the ones who grow the interest of connecting, collecting, earning, engaging, observing, questioning networking and to be opened, as well to helping people to have more affective responses to their surroundings. ‘   ‘Real Artists are Leaders. They are curious, have diverse knowledge and understanding, are acceptive and collect from everything that is surrounding them’   ‘Artists create a vision, keep focused on the big picture, learn something new every day and willing to take risks.’   ‘Artistic leaders have the ability to make connections between unrelated things and imagine new ways to communicate and to create.’   ‘An Artist’s life choices aren’t just about what you want to do, they’re about who you want to be.’   Artists Express- explore- experiment on new trends in our society, whether is art, science, technology, etc. <Steal> an idea, recreating and remaking it, presenting it through their own vision. Function through critical thinking and view, because

About my new project 'Arteryficial Intelligence'

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         On the work developing my new project entitled 'Arteryficial Intelligence', where you could read the statement and view a short video of photos from details of all the completed artworks so far at the link  https://mikepetrakis.blogspot.com/2021/08/my-new-work-entitled-arteryficial.html?m=1  , I would like to share some thoughts and tips about the statement, content and purpose of my new work, as well as a short videos from the two of the artworks which included on my new project, before completing their presentation and display.    While artists have been able to find new forms of expression in their art using AI, they’ve had to wrestle with the existential question that follows AI into any profession it’s introduced —  will AI replace artists?      It’s clear that even in the creative field, sophisticated technologies can be used to enhance our capabilities—but crucially they still require human intelligence to define the overarching rules and steer the way.       In

'Selected works'

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On the job developing my new project 'Arteryficial Intelligence', sharing a short video with a selected works...