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Dimitris S. Vavouras

Dimitris Vavouras was born in 1993 in Ptolemaida, Greece. He has been painting since his early childhood and in 2017 he gratuated  from the Department of Fine Arts and Sciences at the School of Fine Arts in Ioannina. Since 2015 he has participated in numerous group exhibitions and in February of 2019 he was shortlisted for the prestigious  Hopper Prize.


Vavouras fosuses on portraiture and its tenor in the history of art and his work is primarily characterized as anthropocentric, while incorporating the notions of absence, memory and identity. He is also a photographer, using mainly analogue films. His photographs are his personal, visual diary.