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About Me

“A few words about me”

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It was, I think, Slavoj Zizek who said: “I want to perceive not the reality behind the illusion but the reality within illusion itself.” My pictures are mostly documentary photographs, and arrangement and sequencing are my tools to tell stories which could be real or could be just dreams.
— John Stratoudakis aka John Sigma

Founding member of the collective group OramaPhotos

Education

  • Film Studies / Film Direction, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, New York College

  • Studies in European Civilization, School of Humanities, Hellenic Open University

  • Photography (Specialization), School of Arts and Letters, Michigan State University

  • Film Studies (International Academic Programs), Film Studies Department, Wesleyan University

Awards

  • Semi-Finalist, short film "Interlude", San Mauro Film Festival, Italy 2018

  • Bronze Winner, project "Hotel Europa", Tokyo International Foto Awards, Japan 2018

  • Official Selection, dummy book "Milky Way", Dummy Photobook Awards, Photometria International Photography Festival, Greece 2017

  • Official Selection, experimental short video "Mount Pelion - Sculpting in Time", Planeta.doc Festival Internacional de Cinema Socioambiental, Brazil 2016

  • Official Selection, experimental short video "Mount Pelion - Sculpting in Time", Szczecin European Film Festival, Poland/Germany 2016

  • Official Selection, short film "Interlude", OZARK SHORTS, USA 2016

  • Official Selection, short film "Interlude", Szczecin European Film Festival, Poland/Germany 2015