Monday, April 22, 2013

Sculpted Paper Dresses - Georgia Karanika-Karaindrou

I was delighted to be contacted by Georgia Karanika-Karaindrou about the ethereal dresses and fashion accessories she creates. Many are currently on exhibit in Kolonaki, a neighborhood in central Athens, Greece.

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Titled Report to Work, the paper sculptures can be seen at The Gallery Skoufa through April 27.

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Georgia doesn't speak English and I don't speak Greek, but thanks to translation assistance, I learned that she studied fashion design and has much experience in making clothes.

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Georgia's latest work is this collection of paper garments with fabric accents for which she used techniques gained from sewing and sculptural studies.

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She uses many different materials including oil and tempera paints to enhance the dresses and hats. Some are adorned with flowers, butterflies, feathers, and kites.

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The beautifully lit photographs convey movement, allowing Georgia's original creations to spring to life.

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First dress photographed by Constantine Tzempelikos. All other images by


5 comments:

  1. Sihariteria Georgia, yia ta polli orea sou erga.
    Licia Politis
    Sydney, Australia

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  2. So pretty her sculpted paper dresses are!!!. The pictures look like water colour paintings.

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