Nature - NOMINEE: Anargyros Drolapas
Photo © Anargyros Drolapas
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Hydroessa is the ancient name of Tinos (Greek: Τήνος [?tinos]) a Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea famous for it's marbles and sculptures.
This project is about the atmosphere of that island, the sea around it, the presence of rocks and specific the metamorphic rock which is called marble and the way it symbolises life and death.
This is the short version of the project.
Born in Athens, Greece Studied Physics and IT. He has steadily pursued photography since 2010 with images of his being published on online magazines, with two solo exhibitions and by taking part in various group exhibitions
A short list of exhibitions:
2018 # Living Under the Shadows of the Marbles / Athens Photo Festival 2018
Satellite Programme ( Group Exhibition) at T.A.F. / The Art Foundation
2018 # Common Places / Parallel Stories III at SKG Bridges Uprising Art & Culture Festival / Photography Museum of Thessaloniki
2017 # The sense of an ending / CAN Gallery Athens (participating in group photo exhibition as a photographer and as a co-curator)
2016 # Experimental Section / DER GREIF A Process 2.0 at Krakow Photomonth
2016 # ΑΘΗΝΑ ΘΕΑ at Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - Paris Group Εxhibition 2015 # Eastreet 3 Street Photography from Eastern Europe Group Εxhibition at Lublin, Poland and at Organ Vida - International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
2015 # Invisible Cities at Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Atene Group Exhibition
2014 # All Glitched Up at Tate Britain, London, UK
2014 # Night Contact at Brighton Photo Biennial, UK - Link Curator: Anne Bourgeois-Vignon (Creative Content Director, Nowness)
2014 # Celebrating Europe at Kaunas Photography Gallery and Meno Parkas Gallery (Kaunas - LT) Group Εxhibition
2013 # Casa Amalia / Esoptron - Group Εxhibition Curator: Apostolis Artinos Amfissa, and Salon De Vortex, Athens
2012 # The Mediterranean we Share / Medasset at Athens International Airport Group Εxhibition