(Greek photographer, born Athens
Alternative spellings: Giorgos Depollas, George Depollas.
Yiorgos Depollas is one of the main figures of the New Greek Photography
movement which promote creative photography in his native country during the 1980s and 1990s, and he remains a highly influential presence. He has been active in both creative and professional photography since 1975, and has often exhibited both in Greece and abroad, including Britain, France, Italy, Germany, the USA and other countries. He was one of the five founders of the Photography Centre of Athens
(PCA) in 1979; the PCA was the first Greek institution devoted to creative photography, and as such a seminal focus for photographers of next generations.
1947 - Born May 28, Athens, Greece.
1966 - 1969 - Film studies, (Stavrakos school of cinematography).
1974 - Assistant director in film and television.
1975 - To date - Founds Image Studio (advertising and travel photography).
1979 - 2005 - Co-founder of the Photography Centre of Athens.
1981 - Secretary general of Greek Union of Commercial and Creative Photography.
1983 - To date - Co-founder of Editions FOTORAMA
1984 - To date - Teaches photography at VAKALO school of graphic arts.
2003 - To date - Founds fotoview
(image bank of travel photography).
- YIORGOS DEPOLLAS Photographs 1975 - 1995 ISBN......