The HFC Branch contributed to participation of Panagiotis Papoutsis in the educational program of the IV International Photographic Festival Odessa Photo Days 2018.
In the framework of Odessa Photo Days 2018, on the 27th April the HFC Branch will host a lecture “Changes in photography, critical thoughts” by Greek photographer and cultural manager Panagiotis Papoutsis.
The lecturer will consider what methods of technological and artistic changes affect the photo industry. What is the level of Greek Photography nowadays, compare to international standards and which are its defining traits? During the lecture we will analyze successful European Photography Festivals and some critical thoughts regarding their future.
Panagiotis Papoutsis was born in Ioannina in 1981. He studied business administration at the Technological Institute of Serres. In Portugal, he organized the first Festival of Greek Culture, which included film projections, photography exhibitions, painting exhibitions and a Greek writers’ book fair. Alongside his profession, he is following a postgraduate course in cultural management at the Greek Open University. The combination of knowledge and experience as well as his love for photography have lead him to organize Photometria Photography festival. As Photographer and Cultural Manager, he has organized numerous cultural events and photography exhibitions in Europe. He has been invited for portfolio reviews in several European photography festivals.