Invitation to the Seminar of Accidental Wisdom: Lambros Papanikolatos, 22. March from 7PM
Seminar of Accidental Wisdom: Lambros Papanikolatos
Time: Wednesday March 22, 7 pm
Place: U1, FAMU, Smetanovo nábř. 2, Praha 1
The seminar is open for all FAMU students, places will be until capacity U1 is filled. The seminar will be held in the English.
Lambros Papanikolatos studied Marketing Communication, Advertising & Multimedia in Greece and the Netherlands and continued with postgraduate studies in Photography in Prague (Academy of Performing Arts / FAMU). He received the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Scholarship (1999-2001) for his MA studies and a Fulbright Grant to study/ research in New York (2003-2005).
He represented Greece at the Biennale of Young European Artists in Rome in 1999 and was awarded at the International Photographic Festival of Arles, (Les Rencontres d'Arles) France, in 2000. His works are part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, USA.
From 2004 until today, he has been active in the fields of cultural production, curation, and communication, as well as research & development of educational programs. He has collaborated internationally with photography festivals such as Houston FotoFest, Festival of Light, Thessaloniki Photobiennale, etc., while in Greece, he co-organized masterclasses with internationally renowned artists (Antoine d'Agata, Michael Ackerman, J.H. Engstrom, etc.).
From 2016 to 2018, he taught in the adult education program in photography at the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA - ELKE). While from 2018, he has been a professor in the master's program of Middlesex University, UK, in collaboration with AKTO College (MA in Photography and Visual Language, Module / Advanced Professional Photography).
From June 2022, he is the new programme leader of AKTO's Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Photography program validated by Middlesex University, UK.