Yannis Karpouzis is a Greek based artist working with Photography, Film and Video. He has studied to the Technical university of Athens (Diploma), Copenhagen's DTU (Erasmus), Architecture school of Athens (Master of Science) and the Fine Art School of Athens (Master of Arts). He has been awarded the Descubrimientos prize in PHotoEspana 2015 and the Portfolio Review Prize in Athens Photo Festival 2016. Parallel Crisis and other works has been presented to major Greek and international institutions (New museum of New York - Benaki Museum, Rencontres d'Arles, Contemporary art museum of Thessaloniki, Noorderlicht Photo Festival, PHotoEspana, Magnum agency, MedPhoto festival, Photo-Beijing). After completing 3 short films, he now directs a documentary film about the poet Nikos Karouzos (production: Greek Film Center and Faliro House Productions).
Yannis is an author and researcher of structural and post-structural methodology on aesthetic theories of cinema, photography and art history. His continuing project has to do with Østerport Hotel , an unfinished sci-fi film of the Danish avant guard film-maker, Walter Markersen.