Curator Selection / 2020 / /

Blind spot

  • Photographer
    Orestis Ilias
  • Image Location
    Greece

Refugee camp in the area of Malakasa, Greece. It was quarantined twice. The approximately 2,500 refugees, living in the camp, are at risk from coronavirus, as well as from the terrible shortages of food, medicine and other basic necessities.

Orestis Ilias is a photographer, based in Athens. His projects are basically influenced by social and humanistic stimuli. He deals with social issues such as oppression, discrimination, freedom and climate change. The basic perception that permeates the majority of his projects is the concept of collective memory.