In a 1927 letter to Sigmund Freud, Romain Rolland coined the phrase “oceanic feeling” to refer to the sensation of being one with the universe. According to Rolland, this feeling is the source of all the religious energy that permeates in various religious systems, and one may justifiably call oneself religious on the basis of this oceanic feeling alone, even if one renounces every belief and every illusion. […]
A landscape is an illimitable state. It’s not restricted within the visible area in front of our eyes, but it extends in an undefined distance, reaching for the limits of our interpretation over ourselves and the world around us. It is because every landscape is eventually defined as the vast open field where our thoughts and feelings are meeting with the outside world. It’s both an imaginary field and an actual reality, a perpetual state and a momentary revelation. […]
“A world of heroines, extensions of myself.
In this stagnant space, in this gap between eras, Greek landscapes look bizarre, cut off the real world, pending for their unknown fate, as a visualization of the inner state of their inhabitants. The horizon is hidden behind thick fog preventing us to see what’s yet to come. […]
Design and thematic photography for the first lookbook of Kirki handmade jewelry by Slab design. […]
“The work’s starting point has been my concern about the state of European politics – a concern that many share. For over a decade now, the continent has been shaken by intersecting crises.
A prospective journey, ain’t that the journey of our life? One that is everlasting, demanding, but at the same time promising. The wetland of Lake Kerkini serves as a kernel in the photographs of both Petros and Constantinos Sofikitis. […]
Marilena Vainanidi’s “Spitishoot” is a photography project inspired by people living in their houses. […]
“The porcupines and other stories of intimacy” by the photographer Olga Tzimou is an exploratory meditation on the concept of intimacy in a personal and intuitive way. In this uncanny parallel universe of disastrous mating and traumatic unions, the characters’ attempts at closeness only enhance their sense of isolation. […]
During the previous decades, and especially during the period of the so-called Greek Economic Miracle (1950 – 1973), the implementation of the Marshall Plan, among others, led to the significant development of the chemical and mining industry.
The project Pendulum is the approach of a return journey to the city of L’Aquila in central Italy.
“A family footwear business, active since 1941, has commissioned to design its new gallery and store. The new store focuses on product design. The spotlight is reserved for processed leather products, aiming to blend the quality of traditional craft with fresh, modern design. […]
In her new solo show, entitled ‘yes is a world’ at Iris Gallerie, photographer Ellie Tsatsou presents a new series of handmade cyanotypes, created between Athens & London in 2019. […]
Dawn patrol contains personal discoveries of industrialization, architecture and areas in which the elements such as loneliness, abandonment and distance dominate. […]
The project “Kafeneio” consists of portraits of the café owners and their customers since 1972. Kafeneio, an integral part of the Greek social structure in both urban area and countryside, is still maintaining its dynamic at present. […]
City of Athens is a non-narrative short film by filmmaker and award-winning photographer Alexandros Maragos, that pays homage to Greece’s capital, painting the portrait of a changing Metropolis. […]
Prespes is a region shared between two lakes, the « small » and the « large» one, and three countries, Greece, Albania and FYROM. An ottoman sultan loved these lakes so much that he gave his daughter their name. […]
Photographer Babis Kougemitros with the series Night Tales, attempts to suggest an interpretation of the night culture and a visual road map of the stories it veils. […]
This is a series of images that were made through a time span of three years. During the shooting period, there was no predetermined concept in mind. The resulted series is rather an extraction, the bits and pieces of a visual diary from days of summer on a Greek island. […]
But how many daydreams we should have to analyze under the simple heading of Doors! For the door is an entire cosmos of the Half-open. […]
‘Aperspectival’ is a photographic series by architect and photographer Pygmalion Karatzas, taking a more intimate look at urban landscapes, influenced by the visual vocabulary of the ‘new topographics’ movement and the metropolitan condition ‘terrain vague’ as defined by Ignasi de Sola-Morales. […]
The collection of works titled Alphabet aims to bring together Ellie Tsatsou’s first approaches to the language of photography. It is a compilation of early photographs, as seen years after they were shot, with the intention to discover and highlight the creative movement of one’s self; the awakenings, the travels, the angst, the joy, the expansion and the rituals it took to get an idea of what it means to be using photography as a medium of rooting and growing. […]
800 sheep, 12 dogs, 2 horses and a man begin the journey. Over the centuries, this time of year, in October, shepherds lead their flock from the cold mountains to the plain, so they can overwinter. […]
The photo documentary “Lupimaris” is dedicated to the history, stories and faces of Greek fishermen and their traditional colorful wooden boats. […]
‘My field of reference is “the street”; I neither seek extraordinary events, nor do I travel around in quest of a subject to photograph. […]
“Myths” is a series of photos by Dafni Melidou that document her daily life and experiences during the time she spent in Canada. […]
“‘Street View’ is a project by Andreas Kamoutsis that deals exclusively with the events taking place out there on the streets. Its routes vary, from lively urban channels in big cities to deserted walks somewhere in the countryside. […]
Living Postcards from Greece is a series of short videos that give life to traditional postcards, depicting the country’s mountains, urban landscapes, ancient monuments and sea. […]
Nothing can describe better my feelings while shooting urbanscapes than this favorite song of mine.
“It’s hard to believe
That there’s nobody out there […]