Stratis Vogiatzis

[ The Caravan Project ]

Stratis Vogiatzis is a photographer, filmmaker and an athropologist. He studied Economic and Political Sciences in Thessaloniki and Social Anthropology in Amsterdam dealing with children and Political violence. Among others he worked with children in Palestine, as a teacher and educator at the gypsies communities in Thessaloniki (Drom) and as a researcher for the educational ngo IALE in New Delhi. He has worked in more than 30 counties in assignments and creative projects as a photographer and filmmaker. He has published several books and he exhibits regularly worldwide. His works belong to museums and private collections . He has directed several independent documentary films that distinguished and won awards in international film festivals. In 2011 he initiated with a team of artists and researchers the caravan project founded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation a long term journey around Greece that aims to document and reveal inspiring personal stories. Caravan Project is considered one of the most prominent cultural projects in Greece today.