Theofanis Avraam was born in Athens. He collects real-life sound-samples and rearranges realities (dialogues/soundscapes/music). The results are presented or broadcasted under various nicknames.
Petros Babasikas is founding member of the design collaboratives Drifting City and Mind the Map. He teaches architecture design and theory in Patras University, where he researches and writes about crisis landscapes and public space in the Mediterranean Metorpolis and the digital city. He is an associate member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. His projects include Catch the Light, a public space project for Athens 2004, the redesign of Kapnergati Square Area in Kavala, Greece, Drip, a dissolving pavilion in London, and the Webby award-winning webpage and interactive garden dreamgrove.org. He studied Architecture and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and received his MArch from Princeton University.
George Drivas was born in Athens, Greece. He is the recipient of numerous awards namely, among others, Best Experimental Film Award at London Greek Film Festival, London, UK (2010), Special Mention at “Strange Screen”, Experimental Film and Video Festival, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece (2009), 2nd prize at VII Media Art Forum, XXVII Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia (2006) and 2nd prize at the Zebra International Poetry Film Festival, Berlin, Germany (2002).Drivas’s work has been featured as a Solo Show at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2009) and as part of a group exhibition or festival among others in "future past – past future", Group Show, Transmediale Festival, Berlin (2014), "Art Projections", Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (2013), "Hybrid Stories", Group Show, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2013), "Annual Exhibition curated by Garry Hill", Group Show, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA (2012), "Les Rencontres Internationales: New Cinema and Contemporary Art", Centre Pompidou, Paris, "Polyglossia", Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens (2011), “Digital Wave”, Thessaloniki International Film Festival (2009); “Transexperiences Greece”, Space 798, Beijing, China (2008) and “Young Greek Artists – In Present Tense”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2008). George Drivas's work is part of the Athens’s National MoCA collection. He lives between Athens/Greece and Berlin/Germany.
Born in Athens in 1969. He works as freelance photographer since 1995 for newspapers and magazines such as Kathimerini, Metro, Vima, Epsilon and Kappa. He teaches photography at 18 ANO and FOCUS School of Arts. He has exhibited his work many times in Athens and abroad, in solo exhibitions at the Biennale of Nice, the Photobiennale of Thessaloniki, FetArt France, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, the Benaki Museum, etc. In 2010, he published the photography book Land Ends, which was awarded as best Greek photography book for 2010.
Giorgos Gripeos was born in 1973 in Piraeus. He holds a BFA from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in the Netherlands. He has presented his work in four solo shows and has participated in several group shows both in Greece and the Netherlands. He currently lives and works in Amsterdam.
Yiannis Hadjiaslanis was born in Athens, Greece in 1974. After completing a degree in Mass Communication at Boston University, he studied photography at London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (2000) and completed his Masters in Image and Communication at Goldsmiths College in 2001. His work has been exhibited in Athens, Thessaloniki, London, Cairo, Manama and Venice. Hadjiaslanis predominantly works with landscapes and architecture, documenting the point where the familiar meets the unnoticed: subtle and nuanced, but raw. He is fascinated by the perpetuation of memory through lived environments, and their significance for those who create, interact and evolve with them. Much of his work engages with the interpretation of the real and the perceived, bridging the division of documentary photography and art. Hadjiaslanis is currently represented by Kalfayan Galleries, Athens-Thessaloniki.
Zoe Hatziyannaki was born in 1976 in Athens, Greece. She studied photography in Kent Institute of Art & Design (BA First Class Hons, 1996-99) and worked as a free-lance photographer in magazines and travel guides in Athens. In 2004 she received funding from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation for MA and PhD studies in Goldsmiths College, London where in 2010 completed her practice-based doctoral thesis. She has been awarded a Jerwood Photography Award (2006) and her work has been published in catalogues and magazines and exhibited in solo and group exhibitions. She currently lives and works in Athens as a free lance photographer.
Greek photographer based in Switzerland, interested in documentary, portrait and ‘The Other Landscape'. My passion is in traditional film photography and I prefer to shoot in Medium and Large format. My works have been published in printed media and I have participated in group exhibitions. I have mounted solo exhibition at Webster University Geneva, as part of the Media Trends International Conference 2012 titled "Ice Storm over lake Leman". In 2013, two of my photographs received the Juror Award of Merit in the International Fine Art Photography Award, in the categories Still Life and Landscape. I have earned a bachelor’s degree in Management Science from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, in 1998. In 2013 I graduated from Webster University, Geneva with a Certificate in Studio and Commercial Photography. In 2014 I participated in Pavlos Fisakis' workshop "Personal Vision - Long Term Project" in Focus school of photography, Athens. Born in Athens in 1971.
Born in Athens in 1963. He studied photography at the Photographic Circle. During the last years, he photographs the Greek lifestyle and culture through photographic missions in Greek cities and provinces. His last photographic subject documents the life of the wealthy social groups living in the Attica’s coastline.
Born in Athens in 1975. He is involved professionally with Photography since he was 19 years old, photographing the music industry on behalf of the MBI music company and night clubs and events, where he “sells memories” as he say. He has graduated from the School of Research and application of Photography. In 2010 he participated in the group exhibition “Who We Are”, at the Arts Foundation in Athens.
She is actually working as Publishing and Archive Sales Director in Magnum Photos in Paris. She has participated in several other exhibitions shows and photo-projects such as curator for the "Doctors without Borders" retrospective exhibition show “Moments of a Journey”, as production manager for the Olympic Games 2004 photo exhibition show “Periplous, 12 Magnum Photographers in contemporary Greece”, and as editor of the photo editing department for the official Olympic Games Editions “Athina 2004”. She also worked for several years as photo editor in the magazines of “Kyriakatiki Eleftherotypia”.
Undergraduate of the department of Psychology at Panteion University. She works as a journalist since 2008. Financial and free reportage at the radiostation “Red 105,5”, research free reportage at the magazines “Epsilon” of Kyriakatiki Eleutherotypia (since December 2011), “Epikaira” of Livanis publications and “Vimagazino” of Sunday’s Vima. Research and script for the documentary series “Races of Athens” of the national television and for the documentary “W4 crisis” on behalf of the “Initiative of Women Against the Debt”. Several missions among which in the suburbs of Paris and in Iceland after the financial crisis.
Born in 1989 she lives and works in Athens, Greece. She graduated from Athens School of Fine Arts in 2014 where she studied painting and sculpture, although since 2011 her main medium is photography. Most of her images are not ''captured'' but ''created'' by literary creating the objects she is photographing or by altering the original image by photo-manipulation in her own aesthetic.
Born in Athens in 1977. He studied photography at the Focus School and graduated in 2007. Since 2008 he works as a freelance photographer mainly covering social issues in Greece and abroad. His photos have been published in magazines such as the Νewsweek, Time, Paris Match, Guardian, New York Times and he has been awarded in many international competitions.
Yorgos Prinos was born in 1977 in Athens, Greece. In 2011 he received an MFA from the Yale University School of Art with a scholarship from Yale University. He has served as instructor, visiting critic or lecturer at the Yale University School of Art, the International Center of Photography, Wesleyan University, County College of Morris, the City College of New York and others. He is co-founder of the non-profit organization Αrt/Ιf/Αct. His work has been presented in various venues and publications in Europe, the United States and Asia and his photographs are in private and public collections. He lives and works in New York.
She studied Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology at the University of Athens and Social Policy at Panteion Univeristy and at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (MSc in NGOs and Development). Since 2004, she has been working with vulnerable groups, such as immigrants, Roma, homeless, drug users designing intervention projects and projects against social exclusion. She has designed and implemented projects fighting poverty in Greece and in developing countries. She has participated in many international forums on social policy and she participates regularly in researches for the protection of vulnerable groups.
Dimitris Rapakousis was born in 1981 and he lives in Athens, Greece. He graduated from the "Focus" school of art photography, video & new technologies in 2010. He is a freelance documentary photographer he cooperates with the international agencies AP (Associated Press) , AFP (Agence France-Presse) and with the Greek magazines "Epsilon" and "Unfollow"
Georges Salameh, born in Beirut in February of 1973. He is a Sicily based Greek-Lebanese visual storyteller. He studied film in Paris. In 1998, he began his career as photographer, filmmaker and cultural manager. Since 2006, he lives in Palermo in Sicily. In March 2008, he co-funded the production company MeMSéA.
Born in 1952 in Athens and grew up in Paris where he studied history. He lived there until 1985 when he came back to Athens and since then he has been working as a photographer, mainly for the Press (portraits and reportage). He has participated in numerable solo and group exhibitions in Greek and international festivals. His photographs are in museums and private collections.
Angela Svoronou was born in Athens in 1976, and lives between Athens and Crete. Alongside her personal projects she works as a freelance artist/photographer as well as an art tutor. Her work has been included in many exhibition catalogues such as FUTURE IMAGES (Mario Cresci, ed.) published by 24Ore Motta Cultura Srll Milano 2009. Her photographs belong to many private collections and to the collection of the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography. She is a founding member of the Athens based artists’ collective Filopappou Group (www.omadafilopappou.info)
She studied photography at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens and in 2012 she obtained her Masters degree in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Bolton, UK based in China. Her work has been focused mainly on places in political crisis and on violence against women in Athens and Beijing. She has travelled extensively on journalistic missions, especially in Asia in order to document people’s struggles and insights. Her work has appeared in Greek and International publications and group exhibitions.
Born in Athens in 1986. From 2009 until 2012 he studied photography at the 18+ Photography Team. In 2012 he graduated from the FOCUS School of Arts. He is a member of the art collective Depression Era and his has exposed his work in exhibitions in Greece and abroad. Currently he is working as a freelance photographer for magazines and newspapers.
Born in 1962. Lives and works in Athens. He studied photography in Athens and followed postgraduate studies in fine arts, Goldsmith’s college, London. Since 1999 he has collaborated with AD gallery, Athens, he also has exhibited his work in many group shows and projects in Greece and outside Greece.
Marinos Tsagkarakis was born (1984) and raised in island of Crete, in Southern Greece. Currently he is based in Thessaloniki. He studied Economic Science, Business Administration in Finance and Information Systems. He started dealing with photography in 2002. He studied contemporary photography at STEREOSIS Photography School. Also, he has attended several Photographic Workshops of renowned photographers.
Dimitris Tsoumplekas (born in Athens, 1967) is a visual artist, mostly interested in the inter-connection of individuals and societies to their immediate environment and the way it shapes and gives meaning to their experience. Landscape, both as a territory and an inner state, is predominant in his work. Along with his solo shows he has participated in various group shows (such as No Country for Young Men, BOZAR, Brussels, 2014, La premiere Image, CRAC, Languedoc-Rousillon, France, 2009, Dynamics of Urban Culture, IX Bienal de la Habana, Cuba, 2006, Mediterraneans, Macro al Matattoio, Rome, 2004, Self Aboutness, Sala de exposiciones Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, 2004, Time Capsule, Art in General, New York, 2002, The Faded Ideal, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, 2002, Metro, DESTE Foundation, Athens, 1999 etc). His latest publication is the photo book Texas, a visual narration about the current situation in Greece.
Lukas is a prolific and versatile photographer whose almost obsessive dedication to the medium has helped him create an impressive body of work. He started photography in 2006 and soon became an active figure in the burgeoning online street photography scene, winning various awards along the way. Beside his improvised street photographs, Lukas is also working on a more personal project exploring intimate family life, angst and loss. In 2014 his work will be published in the new Gomma books influential album ‘Suture’, showcasing some of the top contemporary photographers. Lukas is a member of the “Depression Era” team of artists and writers that record the Greek crisis and will participate in an upcoming exhibition in 2014 at Palais de Beax Arts (Bozar), Belgium. He is also a member of the international collective “street-photographers” and the “Photography Circle”.
Pasqua was born in London in 1975. She studied cultural management (MA) at Panteion University in Athens, organizational psychology (MA) at Columbia University – for which she was awarded a Fulbright and an Onassis Foundation scholarship – psychology at the University of Athens, and photography at the International Center of Photography in New York. She has lived in New York for many years, where she worked as an independent documentary producer and freelance writer. In 2011 she joined photographer Pavlos Fysakis to begin the art collective Depression Era, for which she still works as artist and curator. She has participated in various exhibitions in Greece and abroad; in 2015 she had her second solo show, curated by Dimitris Alitheinos at “Oplostasio” in Athens. Since autumn 2016, she has been working in the field of cultural management at the Onassis Cultural Center in Greece. She is also co-curating the Mediterranean Photography Festival (Medphoto) in Rethymno, Crete.
Chrissoula Voulgari was trained as an artist. She studied photography and multimedia in Athens. She was a member of the press & multimedia bureau of ATHENS 2004, documenting the preparation and events of the Athens Olympics. Her photos have been featured in international festivals and in group shows. She is interested in documenting local traces, ghost-images and designing websites as public spaces with great stories to tell. She is founding member and art director of Drifting City and of the online branding and design agency Mind the Map: her work there includes the webby awarded webpage and interactive garden dreamgrove.org; ‘Drip’, a public pavilion at the Victoria Park in London and more.
Eirini Vourloumis was born and raised in Athens, Greece and is of Greek and Indonesian background. Vourloumis is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York. She began her career as a contributing photographer for the New York Times Metro section and is currently freelancing for various international publications from Greece, focusing on covering the ongoing economic crisis. She has also contributed as a writer for Lens, the New York Times photojournalism blog. Her current personal work has shifted from pure reportage and combines a documentary and conceptual photographic approach, in which she explores social and political environments to reflect their dynamic within the context of the economic crisis in her home country. Photo Booth of the New Yorker recognized Vourloumis as an Emerging Photographer in 2014. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time, Le Monde, Business Week, and The Guardian, among others.