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KORDAKIS YIORGOS

KORDAKIS YIORGOS
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Born in 1973 in Athens, Greece.
He lives and works in Athens and New York.

Education
Certificate, Car Design Scuola D’Arte Applicata, Turin, Italy
BA, Media Management, Thames Valley University, London, UK 

Awards / Scholarships
2013
Gold Award at the One Eyeland Awards 2012 (category: Speciality Cameras) for the photographic series “Oriented and Disoriented in the Middle East ABU”
Bronze Award at the One Eyeland Awards 2012 (category: Fine Art) for the photographic series “10.000 American Movies”
1st Place - Outstanding Achievement at the 6th Photography Masters Cup - The International Award Honoring Color Photography at the category "Americana" for the work "10KAM 13", New York, USA
Honorable Mention at the 6th Photography Masters Cup - The International Award Honoring Color Photography at the category "Americana" for the work "10KAM 02", New York, USA
2012
Silver medal at the PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, at the category "Professional Altered Image-Special", Paris, France
Honorable mention at the CENTER Awards 2012, at the category "Annual Project Launch", Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
2007
ECB Annual Photography Award, Frankfurt, Germany 

Solo Shows
2016

Yiorgos Kordakis. American Visions, Piasa, Paris, France
2015
10.000 American MoviesKarsten Greve Gallery, Paris, France
2014
10.000 American Movies, AD Gallery, Athens, Greece
2010
Karsten Greve Gallery, Cologne, Germany 
2008
M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, USA   
Karsten Greve Gallery, Paris, France
2007
Gallery 27, London, England
2004
Hellenic Centre, London, England

Group Shows
2015

Beyond Horizon. Reflexion on the horizontal line, Karsten Greve Gallery, Paris, France
2013
Greek Seas: A photographic journey in time, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece 
2012 
New York Photo Fesrival (NYPH'12), Invitational Winner at the category "Photographic Book", New York, USA
Oriented and Disoriented in the Middle East (Part A)/ Photographic missions by the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
2010
Art in the Time of Collapse, AD gallery, Athens, Greece
Time Within Us: Photographers from Turkey, Russia and Greece, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey/ Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia/
Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
2009
Art Basel Miami, Miami USA
10 Aspects of Hellenic Photography. Recent Trends of Creation, Art Athina 09 - Falliro Pavillion, Athens & Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
FIAC, Paris, France 
ARCO, Madrid, Spain 
2008
FIAC, Paris, France 
Art Basel Miami, Miami USA 
10 Aspects of Hellenic Photography. Recent Trends of Creation, Theatre de la Photographie et de l'Image, Nice, France
20th International Photography Meeting/ Photobiennale, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
2007
19th International Photography Meeting/ Photobiennale, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece