The prosopon is an identity that emerges through relation. The prosopon is above all and most of all, a heterocity “in voyage.” It is an “I” that has opened sail, has set off shore and is traveling to meet a “you.”
Whatever we love and whatever creates strong emotion and compels our respect, we personify, despite all logic and reason.
"Pegylides" is a collection of sculptures, fifteen "prosopa", which are moving noiselessly in the paths of Kavafi's poetry. For me it has been another voyage, an Alexandrine sail, a new stage of my dialogue with the latypes of the Parian marble.
Aristidis varrias, volunteered to materialize the Parian municipality's request of sculpturing the bust of Archilohos, the great Parian poet and father of lyric poetry, thus fulfilling his own personal ambition along with the desire of generations of Parians.