Entry Title: "Chaos in Athens"
Name:
Giorgos Moutafis
, Greece
Category: Professional, Press


Entry Description:

Greece/Athens/Oct 19,2011/During a 48 hour general strike, rioters are clashing with the greek police in front of the parliament building in the center of town.
Giorgos Moutafis

About the Artist:

Giorgos born in Athens - Greece (1977) had his first encounter with photography at the 18+ Photography Team in 2006 and graduated from the Focus School of Art Photography in 2007. <br /> <br /> Today, based in Athens, he works as a photojournalist for some of the most renowned Greek magazines. His work has been published in Newsweek,Time, New Yorker,Foto8, Panorama, Die Zeit, Der Spiegel,Guardian,International Herald Tribune ,The New York Times,Courrier International.<br /> <br /> In 2009 he got the first prize in the Young Greek Photographers Contest and he was the finalist in Luis Valtuena Humanitarian competition. <br /> In the same year, he was also nominated for the Joop Swart Master Class. <br /> In 2010, he won the 1st prize in the Vilnius Photo Festival. <br /> <br /> His work has been presented in the Lodz Photo Festival, in the Photography Days Istanbul and in the Humankind - New York Photo Festival. <br /> <br /> Giorgos has worked in Libya,Kosovo, Gaza Strip, Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia,South Sudan and Haiti <br />