I am interested in exploring the fine line between isolation and obsession looking into the connection of humans with places. In my images I make the effort to not only convey the obvious but also the stories behind my subjects.
Born in 1989 in Athens, Ioanna is a graduate of photography, journalism and culture. She is interested in the relationship between her photography practice and ideas relating to aesthetically “mapping” the historical and contemporary context of relations with global and social systems of power. She is currently based in Brussels and is a Contributor for Barcroft Media and Caters News Agency providing photography content to major global media such as The Guardian, CNN, The Telegraph and Getty Images. In the past, she has also worked as a Travel Writer/Editor for the Culture Trip and Communications Strategist for non-governmental organizations in the fields of human rights, arts and culture in Belgium and Georgia.
Graduate Diploma in Photography, Ecole de photographie et de techniques visuelles Agnès Varda, Brussels, Belgium
Master of Arts in European Urban Cultures, Free University of Brussels, Manchester Metropolitan University, Tilburg University, Estonian Academy of Arts
Bachelor in Communication and Mass Media, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Erasmus Exchange Programme, Social Sciences and Culture, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany