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Traianos Pakioufakis, Exofilla, 2021, 6 billboards, 250x250 cm each. The Substation, Newport. Photo: Ben Hosking

Traianos Pakioufakis, Exofilla
  • Luke Smythe

6 Nov 2021
The SUBSTATION 14 Sep - 14 Nov 2021

Traianos Pakioufakis’s billboards caught my eye while I was passing on a bus: a flash of blue in my peripheral vision that had me turning to figure out what I’d just missed. They face a cycle path, beyond which lie a railway and a busy road, so stray glimpses must be all that many people ever get of them. Not in my case, though. I ventured back on foot for a closer look and was glad I did, the threat of passing cyclists notwithstanding.

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