Underlying all of Yioryios’ works is a fascination with architecture and the built environment. Each work is an
abstract and intuitive response to the architecture of a particular site such as Jorn Utzon’s Sydney Opera
House or Harry Seidler’s Australian Embassy in Paris.
In the same way in which Kandinsky would take non-descript and everyday objects such as a ladder and a
table as his starting point, drawing inspiration from their lines and contours, and forming in his mind the
dynamic and vibrant compositions for which he is now synonymous with; Yioryios’s ever-evolving free-form
helixes and spirals draw on the shapes and silhouettes of architecture to create sculptures which are a pure
Rhianna Walcott – Curator