Tassos Schizas CV

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Photographer, publisher, photography teacher  

Tassos Schizas was born in Athens but he spent his childhood in Tripoli Libya. In 1982 he moved back to Greece and since then  Thessaloniki has been his permanent residence. Since 1982 the art of photography has been his means of expressing his artistic inclinations. He has been teaching in many private clubs and vocational schools. In 1993, he published the "Gialino Mati" (Glass Eye), a black and white photographic magazine which was distributed to the public free of charge. Twenty issues were published between 1993 and 1996. In 1996, "Fotografiko Eidolo" (Photographic Idol), a new more professional, monothematic, artistic magazine succeeded the "Gialino Mati". Twenty eight issues were published between 1996 and 2010. He leads three photographic groups ("Fotoporoi", "KLIKers', 'Group F'). He curates and organizes (with the above groups) the "Contrast - Thessaloniki Photo Festival", All these years he has been organizing exhibitions, lectures and seminars. He has written numerous reviews, he has published a series of articles and has also published three books  (The technique of analog and digital photography and True Lie,  The idol of music). His portfolios have been frequently published both in magazines and on the net. He has held 19 solo exhibitions and has taken part in 51 group exhibitions.