Talk at the Photography Center of Thessaloniki

On the 8th of May I was invited by the Photography Center of Thessaloniki to talk about my work mostly including photography, the moving image, photography book and lomography from the beginning till now. It was a very pleasant night with an interesting discussion almost about everything I presented at a very cosy place, cafe Bazaar, in Thessaloniki. All the details about my talk and what I presented, are here. Photos by Stavros Stamatiou.

Interview at lifo

I talked about photography and my life to Vaggelis Makris – you may read the interview I gave for lifo magazine here

Exhibition at “Mythistoria” bookshop

Just a few days before saying goodbye to 2016, the legendary bookshop “Mythistoria” celebrated the night before Christmas with a photo exhibition of “Homes Sweet Homes” and a big party with vinyls playing all night long, drinks and friends! You can see photos from the event below!    

“Homes Sweet Homes”, the book, is published

Το “Homes Sweet Homes” θα κυκλοφορήσει επισήμως το Σάββατο, στις 22 Οκτωβρίου στο “Το Πικάπ”, Ολύμπου 57, Θεσσαλονίκη, στις 19:00. Σπίτι μου σπιτάκι μου και σπιτοκαλυβάκι μου, λέει μια παλιά ελληνική παροιμία. Η λέξη «σπίτι» κατάγεται από τη μεσαιωνική ελληνική λέξη ὁσπίτιον (hospitium στη λατινική) που σημαίνει δωμάτιο, σπιτικό, πατρίδα, ξενώνας, κατοικία, οικογένεια. Οικογένεια: σύνθετη λέξη από το αρχαιοελληνικό οίκος και το επίσης αρχαιοελληνικό ρήμα γίγνομαι. Στη φωτογραφική σειρά “Homes Sweet Homes” επιχειρείται μια φωτογραφική προσέγγιση του οικείου, του κοινότoπου που συναντά κανείς στο σπίτι του, σε σπίτια φίλων, οικογενειακές συγκεντρώσεις, σπίτια που ζούσε παλαιότερα και τώρα έχουν εγκαταλειφθεί. Υπάρχει …

“Refugees, now and then” at the 13th Thessaloniki Book Fair

Trying to identify the meaning of the country, I made two slideshows in the context of the presentation of the new book of Vicky Tselepidou (“Αλεπού, αλεπού, τι ώρα είναι” / εκδόσεις Νεφέλη) at the 13th Thessaloniki Book Fair. The music I used was from Magnanimus trio.

Video art for “The Fog Ensemble” ‘s album.

Inspired by the dark, haunting and dreamy music of “The Fog Ensemble”, I made 7 small video clips, one for every song of the album. The places I filmed include Thessaloniki, Karpathos, Leros, Brighton, Berlin and views from windows of trains and aeroplanes.