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Okeanos

The volunteer team of the sailing boat “Okeanos” for a whole month of January 2016 was realizing rescue efforts near Chios island, in order to rescue and help as much as refugees as possible

RoaA

Caravan Project travelled to Idomeni, the main gate through which the refugees continue their journey from Greece to northern Europe and encountered Roaa, a Syrian-Palestinian young girl.

Blind fisherman

We follow the life of Yannis Koukoumialos who, although having lost his sight and his arm, fishes in the open sea for the past 70 years of his life.

Inner world

A photographic work in the inner spaces of houses on the Greek islands.

Sculpting the land

Alexandros Zygouris is a sculptor who lives in Kastellorizo for the past 35 years of his life. To him, sculpture is subtracting the unnecessary in order to unravel the essence.

Man at home

Massimo is from Ethiopia and lives as a homeless person for more than two and a half years in an Athenian neighborhood.

Paporias

Dimitris Morakis in Chios, under the nickname “Paporias” is occupied with traditional shipbuilding for over forty years, since he was 12.

Black land

Through a devastating fire that broke out in August 2012, Chios’ residents experienced in the harshest way the nemesis, the outcome of man’s detachment from his land. In the following story the lead is not man, but the land which expresses its cry through the ashes.

Suspended people

Sabiha, a really charismatic woman in the heart of a Roma settlement decided to take action for all that was going wrong around her.

Forest of gold

Giorgos Kalyvas is a farmer who didn’t grow a family but grew trees. He fell in love with his patrimonial land and now lives alone into the primeval forest of Skouries.

Roy

Living thousands of kilometers away from his beloved persons is the price Roy paid, in order to leave the war of Iraq behind him in search of a serene life towards the West.

Social Conservatory

The Social Conservatory is a collective of professional musicians who offer free music courses. Its action is based on the philosophy of volunteerism.

Philotheos, the carpenter

Father Philotheos is a unique carpenter in the Monastery of Dochiarios. A self-taught woodworker, he learned how to build everything out of wood.

Lyra-player of Nisyros

Dinos Papadelias devoted himself to lyra construction. He doesn’t sell his instruments. He offers them, as he believes that this is the only way the quality of his work can be preserved.

Tamis & Rokko

Tamis leads a solitary life in his old family home, in the southern part of the Ikaria Island, among arbutuses and cypresses.

Timeless life

One of the less populated islands of Greece is Arki, counting just 40 residents. There resides Pandelides family, a family of farmers looking after their animals.

Spithari

Spithari is a collective formed by six individuals after the Syntagma square incidents.

Jonathan

In one of the most remote islands of Greece, Jonathan found his home, which keeps.. clean and tidy.

Chios

Traveling to the place you were born and raised, to the place you consider familiar, is like traveling to wonderland over and over again: you may know the way, but miracles never stop happening.

The midwife

Elda is a midwife who believes that birth can be a gentle and complete experience for women, with adequate preparation, attention and support.

Icaria: the celestial island

Place of the first celestial traveler myth, place of pirate raids and occupiers, of the Free State of Icaria, place of tradition, of exile, of freedom.

Memory collector

Pandelis Karalis, primary school graduate of a grade 6, he collects for half a century the last memories of his birth-place’s wooden culture.

Viva Romá

If she waits for you at the car window to say goodbye and she’s sad, then you leave happy to have let her introduce you to a “place” where fear does not exist. Thank you, Hatyeh.

Natzief

Natzief lives in the village of Organi, in Pomakochoria. He won us over at once with his simplicity and his modesty.

The Pomaks

The Pomaks are a small ethnical entity (member of which is the person speaking) that lives in the northern–eastern Greece, in the part of Thrace that has remained to my country.

The tinsmith

Yannis Patsakis is one of the very few remaining active tinsmiths in Greece.

Confined traces

In this island of a very large building stock inherited by the Italian Occupation, the then Ministry of Hygiene found a way to “solve” the overcrowding in Greece’s public psychiatric hospitals.

The weaver

In the Cretan villages situated on the base of the Asterousia Mountains, many young women and girls take up the yarn in their hands again and weave.

The Evros Delta

The significance of the Evros Delta to many rare birds is the reason for which I visit this place at least once a month over the past two years.

Greek coffee houses

The coffee house is the space where a man reports his presence in the men’s society. He goes to the coffee house to see and to be seen, to listen and to be heard.

Ouzo stories

The first pot still functioned in 1901 in D.Makri Street, at the old fish market, and it was placed inside the family shop.

Messolonghi

Messolonghi is a humid town sinking into itself. It evokes the American South and emanates the ambience of a place of exile where one withdraws to the wooden residencies so as to leisurely immerse into themselves.

Leros

Leros forms a sensuous map with alleys and passages between places first seen and places nesting in memory.

Postcards

With the help of Aris Lazaris, postcard collector, we travel through the world of the postal card, a world connecting the past to the present, the image to its recollection, the customs and traditions of a place to the stories written on the back.

Aegean fishermen

Aegean fishermen are born and bred at sea -their agony and joy as they call it- and so attached to it that sea water seems to be running through their veins.