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Maria Mavropoulou

Photographer

Maria Mavropoulou was born in 1989, she lives and works in Athens, Greece. She is a visual artist using mainly photography while her work expands to new forms of the photographic image, such as VR and screen captured images. Her work and research focuses on the new realities created by the connectible devices and the contradictions between the physical and the digital spaces that we inhabit. Maria holds a Master in Fine Arts (2018) and a BA (2014) from Athens School of Fine Arts. Her work is part of private collections and Vontobel art collection. Her VR project Family Portraits has been awarded at the 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival (2019), and she has also been selected among 30 Under 30 Women Photographers (2018) and a Young Greek Photographer by Athens Photo Festival (2016) Her work has been exhibited in institutions and museums in Greece and abroad among which are Museum für Neue Kunst, (Freiburg, Germany, 2020), Miami Art week, (2020), Onassis cultural centre(2019), Athens Conservatoire(2019), Slought foundation (Philadelphia, USA 2019), Maison de la Photographie, (France 2018), Benaki museum(2018), Unseen Amsterdam, (Netherlands 2018) National Observatory of Athens (2018), Culturescapes festival (Basel, Switzerland, 2017) SHED London (U.K, 2017) Athens Photo Festival (2016), Krakow Photomonth (Poland, 2016) Athens Biennale (2015) Mois de la photo,(Paris, France,2014)

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