Polixeni Papapetrou photographs youth, beauty and blooms

Ella Rubeli, Sydney Morning Herald, 19 August 2016

Artist Polixeni Papapetrou likens human mortality to the life cycle of flowers: subject to seasons of growth, blossoming, and – inevitably – wilting. Her latest series is so dazzling in beauty and colour that you can sense its imminent ruin. Young women, almost suffocated by garlands of flowers in their "garden of Eden" are suspended in a moment of youth.

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