PolyXene Kasda, Egypt-born, ‘neither-artist-nor-writer’ Greek homo sentient, studied Fine Arts at the Soeur Hermann Besancon workshop in Alexandria, Physics - Chemistry in A.U.C Cairo and Psychology - Sociology in ACG Athens. In her long artistic and writing career she has been haunted by Something Essential Missing (Kasda, SEM 90), the transcendence (Xene) / immanence (Poly) interface, liminality, spectrality, myth, the intangible and perception in art, consistently occupied with the improvisation of new materials (PXK ) and metissian processes of space generation, experimenting with forms of Agro-Social Action Generative Art (Kasda, Uranias Gardens 09-17) and visionary pragmatism (Visionary Art Life Achievement Award 17). She is an international multi-awarded artist. Her latest artwork was Twixt Cup and Lip, Surfing on the WB legendary spaces, a 200X1000 cm painting+digital print installation for the Biennale of the West Balkans 2018 Greece.Her book “The Conscious Eye: Art-Perception-Informatics” (1986) marks the beginning of the art theory and artificial intelligence discourse in Greece (Zikou, 2017).
Poly in Austin Texas Oct. 2018