Thodoris Tzalavras cv

Born in Athens, Greece in 1978.
Degree in Photography from Leica Academy, Athens in 1998.
From 1998 works as a freelance photographer in Greece and Cyprus.
Taught photography at a Public Elementary School in Athens (2000-2002).
[2002 – 2003: Mandatory service in the Greek Army].
Since 2006 works mainly on long-term personal photo projects.
Currently based in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Selected Exhibitions:

-"Burn Gallery Show", David Alan Harvey's loft, New York, NY, US.
-"Arbor," Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY, US.
-"Photomonth's Photofair", Spitalfields market, London, UK.
-"From Memory to History," Fovea Exhibitions Slideshow New York, NY, US.
-"Ersatz Group Exhibition," SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, US.
-LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph Slideshow, Charlottesville, VA, US.
-"The Space of Time," Athens Fringe Festival Athens, Greece.
-"Self Portrait: Silver Eye at 30," Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA, US.

-Foto8 Summer Show, HOST gallery, London, UK.
-Photobiennale, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece.

-"Nicosia in Dark and White," Fotodos gallery (Solo.) Nicosia, Cyprus.

Selected Publications

-"RSVP: Arbor" Exhibition Catalog by the Michael Mazzeo Gallery (US)
-"Ersatz" Exhibition Catalog by the San Francisco Camerawork (US)
-B&W magazine, issue 60, August 2008 (US)
-Shots magazine, issue 100, summer 2008 (US)
-Photobiennale 2008, exhibition catalogue by the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (GR)
-PerronE magazine, issue 04, 2008 (NL)
-In Focus magazine, Vol.02, issue 02, 2005 (CY)

Selected Awards

-En Foco, Honorable Mention in 35th Anniversary Competition.
-Photolucida, Critical Mass 2008, finalist.
-B&W magazine, Merit Award in 2008 Portfolio Contest.
-PX3, Honorable Mention in 2008 Prix de la Photographie, Paris.
-IPA, Honorable Mention in 2008 International Photography Awards.

Prints in private collections throughout Europe and the US.

Thodoris Tzalavras - photo © Jennie Kapadai
Copyright © Jennie Kapadai


-B&W magazine 2008 Project Competition - JPG (500 KB)
-PhotoEidolo Magazine (in Greek) - Link
-Simerini (in Greek) - PDF (300 KB)
-Phileleftheros (in Greek) - PDF (300 KB)
-Time Out Cyprus (in Greek) - Link