Alexandros Demetriades’s Profile

Intemporality By Alexandros Demetriades
1Dec2012
Intemporality
The Greek fascist Junta ruled from 1967 to1974. In 1974 after a failed coup to overthrow the President of Cyprus, Turkey acting as guarantor power decided to invade the island. Since then it has never left rendering it practically divided into two. My first part of the journey concentrated on understanding and experiencing the wounds left over from these events. Now however I wish to continue my journey and take it back to Greece. With a rise in extremism and the emergence of the fascist...
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The color of Scars By Alexandros Demetriades
2Feb2012
The color of Scars
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Greece: What now? By Alexandros Demetriades
17Jan2012
Greece: What now?
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Intemporality By Alexandros Demetriades
13Jan2012
Intemporality
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Alexandros Demetriades was born in 1967 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He later completed a BA in Business and Economics, and an MBA in Finance and Investments at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. In 2009, Alexandros studied cinematography at New York University. Upon graduating, he returned to Cyprus to commit to photography professionally and embarked on a personal photographic journey documenting his homeland for a period of more than two years. In the meantime, he also traveled to the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa covering both newsworthy events but also personal projects. Alexandros is represented by Unframe photo agency.

Alexandros has received many awards for his work, including numerous International Photography Awards (IPA), Photo Annual Awards and Sigma Annual Photography from B&W Magazine; in 2012, he was nominated for the Terry O'Neil Award. In 2013 he was a finalist at the ONWARD Compé awards, won a Gold and Bronze at the Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) for both his work "intemporality" and the "Color of Scars". He also received awards at the San Francisco International Awards, the Fotovisura Grant awards and the City Streets Country Roads awards sponsored by PhotoPlace gallery. He was also a winner of "My story" at the New York Photo Festival as well as a 2013 New York Photo Award finalist. He was also a finalist at the PhotoLucida Awards. 

His work has been published in the International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The International New York Times, The Sydney Herald, The New York Times Lens Blog, Leica Fotografie International,  Private Photo Review, B&W magazine, Vervephoto: a new breed of documentary photographers, The Cyprus Dossier 05: Collabo-Nation! An issue about collaborative living in times of crisis, distributed in Cyprus and Venice as part of the 2013 Venice Biennale amongst others. 



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AWARDS

2014 New York Photo Awards  - Finalist
2014 Oso Bay Biennial XVIII Juried Exhibition
2014 ONWARD Compé International Awards – Finalist
2013 New York Photo Festival Award Winner of "My story"

2013 New York Photo Festival Awards – Finalist
2013 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris – Gold
2013 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris – Bronze
2013 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris - Honorable Mention
2013 PhotoLucida Critical Mass Awards Finalist
2013 International San Francisco Photo Awards, "A Balkan Journey" - Gold Award
2013 "Intemporality" International San Francisco Photo Awards - Silver Award
2013 7X International Photography Awards - Honorable mentions
2013 ONWARD Compé International Awards – Finalist
2013 Country Roads City Streets Awards at PhotoPlace Gallery – Winner
2013 FotoVisura Grant - Honorable Mention
2013 One Shot, Master Shot – Finalist
2012 Terry O'Neil nomination

  • 2012 Photo Annual Awards, Merit award, Arab Spring Portfolio
    2012 Sigma Annual Photography contest, Finalist, Best of Photography 2012,
    2012 International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, The Color of Scars
    2012 Photographer's Forum, Finalist
    2011 International Photography Awards, Honorable mention, Life after the Exodus
    2011 International Photography Awards, Honorable mention, This is the story of Cyprus
    2011 International Photography Awards, Honorable mention, Cyprus a Journey North
    2011 International Photography Awards, Honorable mention, Voices of Cyprus
    2011 International Photography Awards, Honorable mention, Thrace: One heart of the Balkans
    2011 B&W Magazine portfolio award for my Cyprus Portfolio

PUBLICATIONS:

His work has been published in the International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The International New York Times, The New York Times Lens Blog, Leica Fotografie International, Vision this World, B&W magazine, Walldone magazine, Phenomenon digital, Private Photo Review, Vervephoto: a new breed of documentary photographers, The Cyprus Dossier 05: Collabo-Nation! An issue about collaborative living in times of crisis, distributed in Cyprus and Venice as part of the 2013 Venice Biennale amongst others. 

CONTACT DETAILS

Address: 5 Othonos Str. Flat 302

Engomi, 2414

Nicosia

Cyprus

Email: demetriades.alexandros@gmail.com

Tel: +357 99564174

Website: www.ademetriades.com

Blog: http://ademetriades.blogspot.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ADemetriades67


 

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