Alexia Liakounakou

Photographer, Writer, Anthropologist
       
Languorous Eye II
Location: Athens, Greece
Nationality: Greek - American
Biography: Alexia is a photographer an anthropologist. Her photographic work is at the intersection of art, documentary and visual ethnography,  without always neatly fitting into any of these categories.  Her studies were in History of Art (SOAS)... read on
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Languorous Eye II
Credits: alexia liakounakou
Date of Work: 03/01/19 - Ongoing
Updated: 03/29/19
Location: London, UK
Languorous Eye II explores dreams, desire, and the unconscious.
The photographer works inside a genre she calls 'magic realism', blending real-life elements with fantasy, and explores how the human mind slips into imaginative modes while trying to perceive the world. 
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Travelogue

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Languid Eye

By Alexia Liakounakou — Languid Eye began in 2011. It results from my curiosity about the human body and explores its capacity for intimacy with the camera, and the..
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Languid Eye

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Big city

By Alexia Liakounakou — -- Big City This project is inspired by daily life in London. It traces my own movement through the metropolis, and acts as a dedication to Charles..
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Coal Seller

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African Streets

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Black & White

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Enchanted

By Alexia Liakounakou — Being a photographer means looking at the world in a certain way. Magic and fantasy, together with memory, are all deeply embedded in the way I..
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Submerged

By Alexia Liakounakou — 'Submerged' is wholly shot in the London Aquarium. In  recent years, I have been shooting images that could be described in what is..
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Afrilogue

By Alexia Liakounakou — Afrilogue is a collection of dispatches from Mali, Niger, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, from 2008 to 2014. Some of these..
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Pure Black & White

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Portraits

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Singles & Commissioned

By Alexia Liakounakou — Photographs created on commission, for editorial and/or corporate work. 
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