"I have a dream" - Photometria Awards 2019

Subject: I have a dream

Competition "I have a dream" 2019

PHOTOGRAPHERS/ Photographic Village

Municipality's Cultural Center of Ioannina (Agias Marinas 55), Duration: 3-11.6.2017 

Opening: 3.6.2017, 12:00


Curator: Eleni Mouzakiti


Dimitris Panagis

He was born in Athens in 1979. He studied at School of Agriculture Technology of the Technological Education Institute of Epirus. He lives and works as a trademan in Ioannina, Greece. He started photography at 2014 and since then he is an active member of a Local Photography Club called Photorasi. In 2016 he took part in the group exhibition Perasma-Crossing in the Intellectual Centre of Municipality of Ioannina. 


Giota Panagi

She was born in Ioannina and then grew up. Along the way, she studied Music, Theater, she bought a Camera, and the last 8 years she is a shopkeeper and meanwhile she dedicated her free time to the things she feels she develops her as a human being.
She have taken photographs since 2012 and she is particularly interested in photographing moments in between. She also spends a mount of time on personal projects. From the same year until now, she is an active member of a Local Photography Club called Photorasi. She took part in two group exhibitions, at Ioannina with the theme Perasma/ Crossing and at Agrinio with the theme Traditional Agriculture life.


Fotis Karagiannis

He was born in Perama in 1982, after his studies as a Computer Engineer, he discovered photography as a means of communication. Inspired by the great classic and contemporary photographers, he tries to portray his own point of view of our world. In the past he has covered dozens of concerts mainly for the electronic press.


Marilena Gkoni

Marilena Gkoni has graduated from the department of Audiovisual Arts, Ionian University. She combines art with technology such as video editing, photography, video shooting, 3D, graphic design. During her Erasmus studies, she worked as a volunteer in the annual audio festival of the university Ecole Superieure d'Art, in Aix-en-Provence, France. Finally, she participated in the photography festival Photometria of Ioannina, where she edited the documentary Photometria '16 Behind the Images.


Lila Zotou

Lila Zotou holds a Master's Degree in Fine Arts from Utrecht University of the Arts MAHKU, the Netherlands and a Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts and Sciences of Arts from Ioannina University, Greece. In her work she pays close attention to the Theory and Art of Photography, while her artistic research is focused on the genre of new documentary photography and visual storytelling. Her work has been exhibited in group exhibitions in The Netherlands, Greece, Norway, Albania, China, New York and Canada. She works and lives in Oslo, Norway as an independent artist photographer and photo instructor.


Kostas Panagiotou

Kostas Panagiotou was born in Ioannina, Greece, where he lives until now. He studied economics at University of Piraeus. His interest in photography was born about 4 years ago through his participation as a volunteer in Photometria International Photo Festival, which is taking place annually over the last 8 years in Ioannina. Since then he has become an amateur photographer.


Tonia Galani

Tonia Galani was born in Ioannina in 1987. She studied Biology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where she discovered her passion for Ornithology and the fascinating world of Birds. Ornithology was one of the main reasons for getting more evolved with Photography, as a means of thoroughly recording and getting a more accurate knowledge of Nature around her. For the last five years she has been exploring the Region of Epirus with her camera on one hand and her binoculars on the other, always seeking for opportunities to explore the hidden corners of her place and photograph everything that makes the Nature of Epirus unique.