Honorable Mention / 2022 / Press / Other

Zeitenlik

  • Photographer
    DIMITRIOS GIOVIS
  • Website
    https://www.giovisdimitrios.com/
  • Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/giovis_dim/

Zeitenlik is an Allied military cemetery and World War I memorial park in Thessaloniki, the largest military cemetery in Greece. It is a unique monument that reminds us of the legacy of all those who fought for freedom almost a century ago (1914-1918).
In the last months, I often visit this military cemetery just to realize the cost of the war on human lives and to honor those who gave their all for the common good. I`m trying to visually capture this space of memorialization, following the rhythm of the crosses on the field, the shadows, and the textures.

My name is Dimitrios Giovis and I come from Greece. I was born in 1970 and I studied Greek philology and literature at the University of Ioannina. During my studies, I developed a parallel interest in photography and the visual arts. I have followed a photography course with the photographic group OPSIS at Thessaloniki. I have been working as a photographer in the field of archaeological photography, while recently I obtained a degree in graphic design.