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Christoforos Doulgeris

Born in 1975 in northern Greece. He relocated with his family to Essen, Germany, where he got to know the German Photography School of Düsseldorf, a major influence on his later work. He studied sociology at the University of Crete, Greece, from 1992 to 1997. He moved to London in where he studied photography at the Camberwell College of Arts. He returned to Athens in 2003 and has been working as a freelance photographer ever since. He is focusing on magic realism, photographing either details of abstract and urban architecture or familiar portraits from his daily environment. The notions of land and identity are recurring subjects of his work. Solo Exhibitions 2014 “THE SCHOOLS PROJECT”, IFA Gallery (international fine arts), Thessaloniki texts by Maria Maragou ( director of the contemporary museum of Crete), Greece. Group Exhibitions 2014 “TRADITION TODAY”, exploring conditions to recreate it, Embassy of Cyprus, House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece curated by Stavros Kavalaris 2014 ”LOGOS”, “PHOTO BIENNALE 2014”, museum of photography, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Thessaloniki, Greece. 2014 “ The Rule of Law and the Right to be Human”, John Jay college of criminal Justice of the City University of New York. Nikos Kessanlis hall, Athens school of fine Arts. Curated and organized by Thalia Vrachopoulos, Ph.D and Bill Pangburn, Director Shiva Gallery, N.Y. 2014 “ TRANSITION”, Contemporary art Exhibition, curated by Provo Principles, Yiannis Bolis. Public Gallery, Metaksourgeion, Athens. 2013 “LAST CHANCE“, “Atlantica colectivas”, International Photography Biennale, “PHOTO NOVIEMBRE 2013”, Tenerife, Spain. 2013 “VIOLENCE”, International contemporary art exhibition , CAID –Scientia et Ars, Athens Greece, conceived and curated by Maria Marangou 2013 “CIRCLE OF LIFE ”, “ Contemporary art Museum of Crete ”, Rethymno, Greece, 2013 “ FOTOGRAFISCHE ANSICHTEN”, Kuenslergemeinschaft “HAWERKAMP”, Muenster, Germany. 2013 “ITHACA RETURNED”, Co- Curator of the International Photography Exhibition, Ithaca art festival, Greece, 2012 “TUT VA BIEN”, “CAMP” gallery, (Contemporary Athens Meeting Point), Athens Greece. 2012 “ THE DISTANT RELATIVE OF A BLIND ”, gallery “About”, Athens, Greece. 2012 “TRACING TRACES”, Gallery “Fizz-Ekfrasi”, Athens, Greece. 2012 “LOST IN ATHENS”, “CAMP” gallery, (Contemporary Athens Meeting Point), Athens Greece. 2011 “KODRA PROJECT” International artist project exhibition, Thessaloniki, Greece 2010 “ART ATHINA”, International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, ”W- BOXES”, Gallery Elika, Athens, Greece. 2010 ”TOPOS”, “PHOTO BIENNALE 2010”, Museum of Photography Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Thessaloniki, Greece. 2010 “WHO WE ARE”, gallery “TAF”& “Lightroom Projects”, Athens, Greece Collections Museum of photography Thessaloniki , Greece Contemporary Museum of Crete, Rethymnon, Greece Museum of Photography, Tenerife , Spain Private collections in Greece, Germany, France and the UK.

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