Karpos was founded by three experienced professionals who believe that audiovisual media and new technologies through constructed hands-on group work, encourage creativity and support the exchange of ideas. We aim at helping young people and adults to become more conscious and active citizens in our multicultural society.
Film director and Media Educator. Her documentaries, have been screened in Film Festivals and TV channels around Europe. Since 2002 she also works as a Media Educator starting with the nationwide Melina Project- Arts in Education and the Chicam project at the Institute of Education, London. Currently she designs media workshops for various programs in and outside schools both for children and adult educators. European projects include: The Videomuseums, CH.I.C.A.M, Stranger Festival, ECOWOMEN, North Aegean Narratives, University of Frankfurt, the JOBAct project in Germany. In Greece she is responsible for media projects at the University of Athens (Roma children), British Council, World Wide Fund and several Educational Authorities. Maria trained in filmmaking in London and Denmark. She holds a BA in History and an MA in Art History and is currently a PHD candidate at the U of Athens, researching early childhood media issues.
Supervisor of educational material
Film Director specialized in the use of media in education. On behalf of different educational and cultural institutions he has designed and participated in several projects regarding the areas of Media Literacy and use of Media in Education, with partners from Greece and collaborating EU countries. He has designed educational material assisting the teaching of History in Primary School and the acquaintance of children and students with the means of cinematic expression. Member of the Central Committee for the “Melina Project; Education and Culture” (1995-2003) and Head of Media Education and Audiovisual Expression activities. Since 1984, he has been working as a film director in ERT (Greek National Broadcasting Television). He has a double major in Psychology and Sociology.
PhD in Environmental Law
European project's supervisor
Consultant in European project development, mostly in the fields of sustainable development and cultural heritage. From 1995 to 2001 she was working on public awareness on sustainable development and she participated to the development of public participation methods with various French NGOs. Since 2001, she is responsible for the coordination and the development of European projects in Greece. In this context, she was also in charge of the development of dissemination tools (networks, exhibition, seminaries, web site, books and leaflets). She holds a PhD in Environmnental Law.
Diana Kefalogianni obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Media Communication and Culture from Pantion University and then got her Master's Degree in Cinema &Audiovisual studies from Pantheon Sorbonne University in Paris. She has worked as a communications officer for many film festivals in Greece and abroad,in educational programs as well as in film production.
Project Manager Assistant
She graduated from the History and Archaeology Department, University of Ioannina and majors in Museum Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2017 he has collaborated with various cultural institutions conducting artistic and educational programs (7th Athens Biennale, Nova Gallery, Papacharalampeios Public Central Library of Nafpaktos etc.). Additionally, she has curated digital exhibitions and managed private and archival collections (EKPA Medical School, NGO Faros Elpidas etc.).
Artist - Educator & Animator
Graduate of School of Fine Arts-Department of Fine Arts and Art Sciences, University of Ioannina (2019). Currently, she is doing her Master in 2D/3D Animation at the University of West Attica-Department of Department of Graphic Design and Visual Communication. She is an Art Educator and she really loves teaching. She has collaborated with various festivals (Animasyros, Photometria, Raise your Voice). She was for a year a Coordinator Assistant of the Educational Programs of Animasyros festival. She did a Graphic design Internship for ASIFA Hellas and created the Hellenic Animation Guide 2019. She collaborates as a volunteer Graphic Designer with StrigiformGames. She has exhibited her work all over Greece (LACAF, ADAF, UOI). Apart from being an Artist, Illustrator, and Graphic Designer, she loves Museums and Curatorial Practice. She has curated and co-organized exhibitions in various organizations (WIELS, Kapatos Gallery, EOKE, Photometria Festival). Currently, she collaborates with Karpos as an educator and coordinator of the animation and audiovisual workshops.
Photographer-Inclusive Art Practitioner
Graduate of the Department of Photography and Audiovisual Arts of the University of West Attica. She has also studied graphic design and video art. In 2014 she obtained a postgraduate diploma specializing in MA Inclusive Arts Practice in Brighton, England and in 2018 she completed a two-year program in Synthetic Play&Act. Since then she has been working as an animator and creator of artistic workshops in collaboration with various organizations (Save the Children, Network for Children's Rights, Momus-Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, etc.) but also as a coordinator of audio-visual workshops (Municipality of Athens - Curing the Limbo, Karpos). Her photographic work Event Horizon has won praise at the Photographic Meetings of Kythira in 2011, has been presented in 2012 in a solo exhibition, and has been included in the album and participated in a group exhibition under the title Hellenic Seas, A Photographic Journey Through Time in 2013 by Museum Benaki. In 2018, she participated with the photographic work One dress Many Costumes in the group exhibition of contemporary Greek photographers on the subject of self-portraiture at Momus-Thessaloniki Museum of Photography.
Terpsi Kremali is a graduate of the Department of Fine Arts and Sciences of Art, University of Ioannina. She has also a master degree in Digital Communication Media and Interactive Environments, University of Athens. Since 2012 she has worked as a graphic designer in advertising agencies (Restart Promotion, Diadrasis, Wide Services), as an coordinator in children's events, as an animator/guide in HELEXPO' s exhibitions and as a columnist in Experimental Film Tributes. In the present, she is working with Karpos as an event coordinator and teacher in audiovisual workshops. She is actively engaged in artistic pedagogy, video art and visual communication. Her work has been exhibited many times in major artistic events such as Athens Video Art Festival, Festival Miden, Dourouti and the Folklore Museum Costas Frotzos.
Graphic Designer & Animator
Margarita graduated from Athens University of Applied Sciences as a Graphic Desinger, with a specialization in animation. Since 2013 she has worked with various advertising companies in the area of graphic design and animation, as well as, with cultural organizations (Onassis Cultural Center, Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, etc.). She has created three short films (Life like a pencil, Seed, Buton-off) that have competed in notable Greek festivals. “Life like a pencil” has won 1st prize in the greek films category of Athens Animfest 2013. Moreover, she has worked as an educator of audiovisual arts with various cultural organizations (Karpos, Animasyros, Exile Room).