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Home is Greece

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Home is an instinct. It is the body of a lover that you can recognise in the dark. It is a momentary glimpse of the familiar, a stare that reflects on your soul, a feeling that makes sense in its wholeness, but cannot be dissected, felt or analysed in smaller parts. Home is a birthmark. Home is memory. A scar …

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Tobacco Factory

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This is a staircase inside the old tobacco factory of Athens – perhaps one of my all-time favourite pics in my portfolio. Last year I worked on a documentary about this building and its current state. The building seems to be on the threshold between a relic and a monument. Beautiful renovated facets and a dichotomised interior – a relic …

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Urban mannequins

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This picture was taken back in 2013 in downtown Athens. These mannequins stood in a yard, of sorts, on Stadiou Av. I have no idea what this installation was – it seems like some sort of protest against austerity measures in Greece. There was a time when I passed by this spot every day and not once did I notice …