Architecture - NOMINEE: Diego Mayon
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Athenstudio is an architecture series with the aim to reveal an hidden face of the Greek capital through a socio-urban investigation: the high class brothels.
Greece is in fact one of the few European countries that, regarding prostitution, follows a regulatory model: here the brothels are legally registered and offer services for all kind of clients.
Those of the highest level are characterized by a more kind attitude of the girls and they are housed in discrete buildings.
These brothels are recognizable by a pink neon sign with the word "Studio" placed at the front door.
Diego Mayon is an independent photographer based in Milan, Italy.
He holds a Degree in Tourism (IULM - University of Languages and Communications) and a Master’s Degree in Photography (NABA - New Academy of Fine Arts).
Diego works on editorial assignments and personal projects.
He is a regular contributor to the Italian magazine IL del Sole 24 ORE and to T magazine - The New York Times Style Magazine.