Through personal and subjective forms of documentary photography I explore the fine line between isolation and obsession looking into the connection of humans with places.
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.
2017: Graduate Diploma in Photography, Ecole de photographie et de techniques visuelles Agnès Varda, Brussels, Belgium
2012: Master of Arts in European Urban Cultures, Free University of Brussels, Manchester Metropolitan University, Tilburg University, Estonian Academy of Arts
2011: Bachelor in Communication and Mass Media, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
2010: Erasmus Exchange Programme, Social Sciences and Culture, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
2018: Nominated for Prix Levallois, Young International Photographic Talents
Nominated for Kolga Tbilisi International Photography Festival Award
Shortlisted for Fotofilmic Traveling Exhibition to San Francisco/Vancouver/ Seoul
2017: Honorable Mention Winner International Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Winner PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris
Honorable Mention Winner Neutral Density Awards