PANAGIOTIS TOMARAS

 

Panagiotis Tomaras is a video and light artist working with variety of analogue and digital mediums that further investigate the visual experience through video projections, light installations and photography.

 

Born in Athens in 1985, where he received BA in Photography and MA in the Digital Arts at Athens School of Fine Arts, he is based the last years in the Hague, where he also went on to be awarded his Master of Music at ArtScience Interfaculty of Royal Conservatory of the Hague. His main tutors were Thanasis Rentzis, Joost Rekveld and Edwin van der Heide.

 

Among the others Tomaras has been worked close together with the opera director Francesco Micheli, multimedia researcher Chris Salter and since 2013 he has been making the video and projection design for industrial EBM legends Clock DVA along with Adi Newton and Tez Maurizio Martinucci.


Tomaras has created commissioned work for theater, opera, dance, and commercials, also participating and winning several competitions such as the Athens International Film Festival, and the Best Visuals Award at Incubate Festival 2013. Selection of his photography work is part of the Greek Photography Museum collection.

 

Awards and Nominations

Oslo Screen Festival 2014 [NO] (Nominee) ● Incubate Festival 2013 [NL] (Best Visuals Award) ● 3rd Athens International Digital Film Festival [GR] (Nominee) ● Screen & Sound Fest 2013 [PL] (Nominee) ● 7 IN OUT Festival 2013 [PL] (Nominee) ● Athens International Film Festival 2012 [GR] (Nominee) ● +HIP Photography Contest [NL] (1st Prize) ● 1st Athens International Digital Film Festival [GR] (1st Prize) ● Competition for Young Artists 'Awards 2010' [GR] (1st Prize) ● Young Photographers Award KPE 2008 [GR] (Nominee)

 

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