Sylvia Kouveli is a freelance photographer and social media marketer with a focus on projects that build awareness and enhance inclusion. She holds a BA in Foreign Languages and Translation, and has studied photography in Barcelona, Spain, collecting knowledge and receiving stimuli from a variety of professors and mentors. Her main area of interest is associated with people; whether it is portrait, street, or documentary photography, a person is often the protagonist.

Sylvia Kouveli

Constantly on the move, she never ceases to search for new places to discover and interesting people to meet. A true outdoorsy type, she brings her photographer’s glance to -literally- new heights and depths, alimenting her fascination with mountains and underwater creatures.

Accustomed to living and working in multicultural environments, she has a keen interest in the visual portrayal of social interaction.

Among others, she works with social enterprises and NGOs, she is a member of the International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA) and a volunteer photographer at PhotoAid Greece.

In January 2018 she participated in the Humans for Change Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, as a Social Innovator through her photographic work.

In June 2018 she presented her work at the Paris-Saclay University at the 36th Visual Sociology Conference.

Her work has been published in national and local newspapers and magazines in Greece. She has participated in group exhibitions in Barcelona, Spain and Athens, Greece, including the Athens Photo Festival “APhF:18” at the Benaki Museum. Her award-winning work has been recognized by the Hellenic Photographic Society and the Hellenic Centre for Photography.

In September 2018 she collaborated with the ChangemakerXchange Community of Ashoka for the photographic and video coverage of the Community Summit held in Andros, Greece.

In October 2018 she held her first solo exhibition in Athens, for her on-going project “#bOObs”, which raises breast cancer awareness in a visually compelling way.

In 2019, she worked with European partnering organizations on the photo and  video production of the project CRISALIS (CReative Initiatives in Social enterprises for Assistance, Labour Integration and Self-development), a scheme aimed at the social integration and economic empowerment of 12 women victims of human trafficking, funded through the EU’s Asylum and Migrant Integration Fund.

You can learn more about who Sylvia is by looking at her photos. Each frame is a reflection of her thoughts, each photo a moment in which she has lived.

If you have an idea for a photo shoot or a collaboration, reach out to her –she’s always open to new projects.

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