BIOGRAPHY2018-09-12T17:25:10+00:00

Born 1959, Athens.
Lives and works in Athens.

Education
1978 – 1982

Mathematics, University of Athens GR

Awards/ Distinctions
1993 

1st Prize, Fuji Hellas Competition
3rd Prize, Paneuropean Fuji Competition
1990
1st Prize, Kodak Competition
1987
Distinction, Competition for Young European Photographers
1986
Air France Prize
1984
Distinction, Competition of Press-Photo, Charleroi, Belgium

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018

Cycladic Café Art Project, cur. A. Gonou & A. Martinou, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens GR
2014
The Future Lies Behind Us. Two New Proposals Beside an Older One (triple solo show with Vlassis Caniaris and Kostis Velonis), AD Gallery, Athens GR
2012
Monumenta Naturalia, AD Gallery, Athens GR
2011
Topos: Nuances of Space, AD Gallery, Athens GR
2010
Topos: Nuances of Space, National Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
2009
Topos: Nuances of Space, PHotoEspaña, Cuenca SP
2007
AD Gallery, Athens GR
2005
AD Gallery, Athens GR
2000
Geo-metries, PHOTOSYNKYRIA 2000, Terracota Gallery, Thessaloniki GR
1998
Body Icons, Photographic Centre of Skopelos, Skopelos GR
Perama, Aspects of Greek Photography, Nice Biennial, Gallerie Mossa, Nice FR
1997
Gazi, Astrolavos Gallery, Athens GR
1995
Through The Naked Eye, PHOTOSYNKYRIA 1995, Terracota Gallery, Thessaloniki GR
1985
Gazi, Photographic Centre of Athens, Athens GR
1982
Perama, Photographic Centre of Athens, Athens GR

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018
Geometries, cur. locus athens, organized by the Onassis Cultural Centre, Agricultural Univerisity of Athens, Athens GR
2017
Critical Archives III: Identities, main exhibition of MedPhoto Festival 2017-2018 | Europe: The Faces and the Territory, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethymno GR
Art Facing the Ruins, AD Gallery, Athens GR
2016
Sites of Memory, Athens Photo Festival, Main Programme, Benaki Museum, Athens GR
Critical Archives I: Ruins, Medphoto -1st Mediterranean Photography Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethymno GR
Faces. Portrait Photography in Europe since 1990, in the framework of PHotoEspaña 2016, cur. Frits Gierstberg, CentroCentro Cibeles, Madrid ES
2015
FACES NOW: European Portrait Photography Since 1990, cur. Frits Gierstberg, BOZAR-Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels BE / Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam NL / Thessaloniki Museum of Photography-Thessaloniki GR
Crossings, cur. A. Chatzinassiou, Municipal Art Gallery of Chania, Chania GR
2014
Logos I, PhotoΒiennale-22nd International Photography Meeting, Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki GR
Identity Crisis, Greek Film & Foto Week 2014, Toronto CA
NO COUNTRY FOR YOUNG MEN. Contemporary Greek Art in Times of Crisis, (participation with the “Depression Era Project”), cur. Katerina Gregos, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels BE
Nautilus. Navigating Greece, BOZAR-Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels BE
2013
Greek Seas: A photographic journey in time, Benaki Museum, Athens GR
2012
Sense of Place: European Landscape Photography, curated by Liz Wells, BOZAR-Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels BE
2010
Art in the Time of Collapse, AD Gallery, Athens GR
2009 
Tenants, AD Gallery – Remap2, Parallel event to the 2nd Athens Biennial, Keramikos, Athens GR
10 Aspects of Hellenic Photography. Recent Trends of Creation, Art Athina 09 – Falliro Pavillion, Athens & Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
PHOTOESPAÑA 2009, International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts, Cuenca ES
2008 
Visual Arts in Greece 3, And Now?, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR
Water Currents, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki GR
What Does New and Interesting Mean?, AD Gallery, Athens GR
10 Aspects of Hellenic Photography. Recent Trends of Creation, Theatre de la Photographie et de l’Image, Nice FR
2007
The City: From Adaptaion to Transcendence, part of Remap KM project, Athens GR
Recall Athens, Antonopoulou Gallery, Athens GR
The Athens Effect- Photographic Images in Contemporary Art, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris FR
Recreation- Maid in Greece, Parallel Event of the 1st Thessaloniki Biennial of Contemporary Art, Aladja Imaret, Thessaloniki GR
The Workshop- Locus Athens, Zoumboulaki Gallery, Athens GR
2006
An Outing – The Beltsios Collection. Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st century, Matsopoulos Mill, Trikala GR
The Athens Effect- Photographic Images in Contemporary Art, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, IT
2005 
Communities – Territories, 12th International Month of Photography, P37 Art Gallery, Athens GR
Circum(de)scribed Worlds, Museum of Photography of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki GR GR & Hellenic American Union, 12th Month of Photography, Athens GR
2004
Man and Woman – God Becomes a Man, XI International Nude Art Exhibition, The Museum of New Art,
Parnu, EE
Building Wraps and Building Banners, outdoor photography exhibition, Athens 2004, Athens GR
Circum(de)scribed Worlds, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin DE & Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Stuttgart DE & Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel DE & Hallescher Kunstverein, Halle DE
2003
OUTLOOK: International Art Exhibition, various locations, Athens GR
Transphotometafores: Trajectories and Intersections, l’ espace apollonia, Strasbourg FR
2002
Transphotometafores: Trajectories and Intersections, Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia, Almeria ES
2000
Transphotometafores: Trajectories and Intersections, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR & Montpellier FR
Contemporary Greek Photography, Galerie Municipale du Chateau d’ Eau, Toulouse FR & Larissa Contemporary Art Centre, Larissa GR
Attitudes, Photographic Centre of Skopelos, Skopelos GR
1999
City Images, Ios Gallery, Áthens GR
Crossroads, Kifissia Art Gallery, Athens GR
1997
Pireos Street, Metamorphoses of an industrial landscape, Athens GR
Image and Reflection, New Hellenic Photography 1975-1995, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki GR & Royal Photografic Society, Bath UK
1994
Photography and its material, Photographic Centre of Athens, Athens GR
1990
Arles Paneuropean Festival, Arles FR
1988
A Post-Classical Landscape, The Photogallery, Cardiff, Wales
1987
20 Young Greek Photographers, 1st International Month of Photography, Athens GR
Biennial of Young European Artists, Barcelona ES
Sequences, Photographic Centre of Athens, Athens GR
1986
Funf Fotografen aus Athen, Goethe-Institut, Dusseldorf DE
1984
Fotografia Mediterrania, Primavera Fotografica, Barcelona ES
1983
The Nude, Photographic Centre of Athens, Athens GR
1982
Jeune photographie grecque, Musee de la Photographie, Charleroi BE

Publications
2004
COSMOS, text by Hercules Papaioannou, tetarto Publications
2000
Geometries, text by Kostis Antoniadis and Olga Daniylopoulou, Adam Publications