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Marinos Tsagkarakis is a Netherlands-based fine-art photographer, who was born (1984) and raised in the island of Crete. He studied Economic Sciences, Informations Systems, and Finance. He continued his studies on contemporary photography at “Stereosis” Photography School. Since 2014, he is a member of the collective “Depression Era” that inhabits the urban and social landscapes of the economic crisis in his home country. His work has been exhibited in several galleries across Europe and USA, and it has been featured in numerous international festivals, including Mois De La Photo (Paris), Jeju Biennale (South Korea), Unseen (Amsterdam), Fotofilmic (L.A & Vancouver), Athens Photo Festival, Biennale of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, and Athens Biennale. Part of his artwork belongs to international private and archival collections.

 

Selected Group & Solo Exhibitions
  • 2018 / CO-OP / Unseen Photo Festival / Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2018 / Summer Inn Paradise Revisited / Elika Gallery/ Athens, Greece
  • 2017 / Paradise Inn / Jeju Biennale 2017 / Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art / Jeju, South Korea
  • 2017 / Depression Era Project / The Decline of Heroes / Culturescapes / Basel, Switzerland
  • 2017 / A sea of possibilities / aMORE Festival – Moru / Museum of the Poreč Territory / Poreč, Croatia
  • 2017 / Summer Inn Paradise / Municipal Gallery of Agios Nikolaos / Crete, Greece
  • 2017 / ECO ART Project / Pafos 2017 – European Capital of Culture / Pafos, Cyprus
  • 2017 / Make Yourselves at Home / Public Space Campaign / Athens, Greece
  • 2016 / Aristotelous Project II / Kalfayan Galleries / Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2016 / New Face of Film / Gallery Two, Hemingway Center / BSU’s Visual Arts Center / Idaho, USA
  • 2016 / Extreme Antithesis / Athens Photo Festival / Benaki Museum / Athens, Greece
  • 2016 / Alien Territory / Medphoto Festival / Forteza Castle / Rethymno, Greece
  • 2016 / Constructed Landscapes / Vovousa Festival / Vovousa, Greece
  • 2016 / Depression Era Project / Athens Biennale 2015-2017 / Bageion Hotel / Athens, Greece
  • 2015 / Paradise Inn / Solo Exhibition / TABYA Gallery / Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2015 / Depression Era Project / 5th Biennale of Contemporary Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2015 / Non-Places of Transition / Focus Photography Festival / Mumbai, India
  • 2015 / Depression Era Project / Naked City Project / Cartiera latina di Roma / Rome, Italy
  • 2015 / Exhibition “Cityscape” / Blank Wall Gallery / Athens, Greece
  • 2014 / Fotofilmic 14′ Travelling Exhibition / Dnj Gallery / Los Angeles, USA
  • 2014 / Depression Era Project / Benaki Museum / Athens, Greece
  • 2014 / Depression Era Project / Le Mois de la Photo / Central DUPON Images / Paris, France
  • 2014 / Depression Era Project / European Month of Photography / Fotóhónap 2014 / Budapest, Hungary
  • 2014 / Fotofilmic 14′ Travelling Exhibition / Back Gallery Project / Vancouver, Canada
  • 2014 / Depression Era Project / Fotoistanbul 2014 / Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2014 / Non-Places of Transition / Paisajes Revelados / Museo de Bogotá / Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2014 / Constructed Landscapes / White Shadows Exhibition / Galeria Qahili / Pristina, Kosovo
  • 2014 / Non-Places of Transition  / Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO / M. Cacoyannis Foundation / Athens, Greece
  • 2014 / Non-Places of Transition / Green Project Moving Photo Exhibition / Naoussa International Film Festival / Naoussa, Greece
  • 2014 / Imagine the City / Mount Athos Center/ Projection / Thessaloniki, Greece