from FOTOPOEMS.VENEZIA by Demosthenes Agrafiotis
Demosthenes Agrafiotis (1946), poet and intermedia artist, is active in the fields of poetry/painting/photography/intermedia/installations and their interactions, with books of poetry and essays, and exhibitions both in Greece and abroad. He has a special interest for the relations between art and new technologies, for multimedia or intermedia projects and also for performances. His bookMaribor (The Post-Apollo Press), awarded the 2011 Northern California Book Award for Poetry in Translation, and Chinese Notebook (Ugly Duckling Presse) — both books are translated by Angelos and John Sakkis. His recent books: +-graphies (Veer Books,London), Betises (Editions Fidel Anthelme X,Marseille, in french), ArtxArt (Redfoxpress, Ireland). He has participated in different types of artistic activities: publications, artists books, production of videos, small press initiatives (anthology-formatted magazine ‘Clinamen’) and alternative – action art projects. He is based in Athens, Greece.