Yannis  Karpouzis

Yannis Karpouzis

Photographer

  • Location: Athens
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available Soon

Yannis Karpouzis was born in Athens on the 6th of June, 1984. He obtained his Civil Engineering Diploma from National Technical University of Athens (2009). In 2006, he moved for six months in Copenhagen where he got involved with the work of the danish experimental film-maker, Walter Andersen. Yannis elaborated his master thesis investigating the role of modern photography and cinema in the history of art. In 2009, he was selected to participate in the Postgraduate Program “New Media - Digital Arts” of the Athens School of Fine Arts which finished with an excellent mark(8,43/10). He studied photography for four years next to the photographers Nicos Dimolitsas (Greek Opera House) and Manolis Babousis (Athens School of Fine Arts). In 2012 he attended with the first scholarship the “New School of Athens” film workshop, organized by the, awarded, film maker Athena Tsangari. In 2014 he passed to the Athens Architecture School "theory of space" master program (ranked 1st), in 2015 he recieved the discrubrimentos prize (Photoespagna). He gives lectures on the aspects of modern and contemporary photography in the cultural union “Aneresis”. His work has been presented in:

– Photoespagna 2015 (Discrubrimentos Prize)
– Magnum professional workshop London 2015 (Selection, Scholarship)
– Noorderlicht Photo Festival (2011)
– Thessaloniki Center of Contemporay Art (2011)
– Benaki Museum – Athens Modern Art Museum (2011)
– Athens Photo Festival (2011 - Fine Art School - group projection)
– European Center of Architecture (Energy Athens 2013)
– Michael Cacoyannis Foundation (2014)

Education

New Media - Master Degree - Athen School of Fine Arts

Nov 2009 - Oct 2013

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