Visual Artist

Maria Papacharalambous

"Aphrodite 2012 - Sacred and profane purification" Bath House of the winds in Athens


Venus, the goddess of beauty,of joy of laughter, queen of all kinds of love, desire, passion, plant and animal fertility.

In the village of Pyrgos in Cyprus, a workshop was found which processessed and produced perfumes 4000 years ago. It is said to be the first perfume laboratory in the world. (2,350 to 1,850 BC)

Archaeologists link the cult of Aphrodite with perfumes, using them to get what she wanted. Therefore, it only remained for me το wade in alchemies, since the news reports that the herbs used are exist up to date ...

Note: The Chypre de Coty, popular fragrance family is the first "Familia" fragrances created by Francois Coty, whose perfume was inspired by the aromas of Cyprus met on vacation. Hitherto embracing 60% of all fragrance world. 

Maria Papacharalambous 12.12.2012