In many cultures, the butterfly is a symbol for the human soul and psyche. "Petalouda" means butterfly in Greek. In 2016, the plight of the migrants touched me deeply and I wanted to create an artwork in the Port of Piraeus in Athens. The port project was not realized, and instead, I placed a pink butterfly on the summit of Mt. Olympus. Butterflies are deep and powerful representations of life. Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life.
I continue to research and investigate the possibilities of continuing this project in locations around the world.
title. Mount Olympus
location. Mount Olympus, Greece
medium. Powder coated steel
dimensions. 6 x 6 inches