Photographer Nikolas Ventourakis On Identity, Limits And The Concept Of Home
23 apr 2015 by Nur El Shami
Nikolas Ventourakis is a Greek-born, London-based photographer. Originally from Athens, he earned his MA in Photography with Merit from Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts, London in 2013. He is a recipient of the Deutsche Bank Award in Photography, a finalist of the 2013 Celeste Prize and was selected for the Catlin Guide in 2014 and the Future Map in 2013 as one of the top graduating artists in the U.K.
He was an artist-in-residence at the California Institute of the Arts with a Fulbright Artist Fellowship (2014/15).
In a vivid exchange, Nikolas shared personal images with me in response to a series of prompts that I gave him.
NES: Last image taken in Greece.
NES: First image taken in Los Angeles.
NES: Temporary Home.
NES: Sunday morning.
NES: Monday night.
NES: Untold Story.
All images courtesy of Nikolas Ventourakis.