Doulgeris Christophoros (1975-)

Born in Serres, Northern Greece, in 1975 . 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 in Greece, from 1992 to 1997. He moved to London 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. He has taken part in several exhibitions and organisations such as at the art project ” Catch the light” at the Olympic Games in Athens 2004. He lives and works in Athens.