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2015 Visiting Artists

VISITING ARTISTS

Jonathan Hall (festival poster) is an acclaimed Graphic artist from Northern Ireland, recently relocated to Los Angeles. He works primarily in collage, both digital and traditional, exploiting the graphic and material qualities of old books and ephemera to create images of intrigue with unique physicality.

 

Yiannis Mouravas (festival media management) is a visual artist working in Athens. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts. His work concentrates on the iconology of the internet. He is a member of two artist groups; Arbit City Group and Oute Isia Grammi. He participated in the 4th Biennial of Athens and in several art exhibitions in Greece and abroad. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Design in Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.

 

Christos Massalas (festival trailer co-director) is a graduate of the London Film School and Kingston University, London. His short films have screened at various festivals around the world and have received prizes, including 1st Prize ‘Greeks of the World’ at the Drama Short Film Festival. He represented Greece at the Euro-Connection Forum, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in 2012. He received Artist Residencies in Norway and Serbia. He is based in Athens, where he works in film, theatre and music videos.

 

Yiannis Veslemes (closing night DJ) is a film director and music composer. He was born in Athens in 1979 where he studied cinema. His first feature film Norway premiered at the 2015 Karlovy Vary IFF and won five awards from the 2015 Hellenic Film Academy Awards including Best First Time Director. He has directed short films, TV commercials and music videos. He releases music under the moniker Felizol and composes music for films.