The moodboard draws inspiration from the Olympic Circles to define the rings’ connection to each other to embody a unified world, with each ring representing one of the five continents. The rings also reflect a world bonded together by the goals of Olympism, a set of values highlighted in the Olympic Games. Olympism encourages the fitness of mind and body, promotes teamwork and care for humanity, and exalts sport and the right for all types of people to participate and live without discrimination.
Olympic circles, 2001.
The rationalist Georgios Zongolopoulos by simply using only two geometric shapes, the cycle and the right angle, manages to create a work of art that aspires to unite the world.
An oversized 15m high version of this captivating piece is located at Athens International Airport. Lightweight and almost transparent, it consists of the five Olympic circles that allude to the five continents and, by extension, to the globe itself. The cycle, one of the geometric shapes Zongolopoulos was particularly fond of, is supported on its lower part by a right angle.
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