ATHINA STRATAKI, Photographer
Copyright photos © Athina Strataki
Born in Sweden 1964
Athina has been working as a photographer since the late eighties, specializing in advertising and editorial work.
Other works include books, international features, public and private decorations and several exhibitions, both in Sweden and abroad.
" I embrace the spontaneous, idea driven and unconventional process, working on location with whatever light there is".
PROJECTS, MISSIONS (selection)
2003: Created photographic artworks
("The Four Elements") for the head offices of the
Confederation of Swedish Enterprises.
2002: Portrayed eight Swedish female
writers in a "twisted poetical way" for a satiric book
describing working women's condition in the world of
2002: Portrayed, for the British
"Life/The Observer Magazine", three Russian musicians
who had performed Shostakovich�s Seventh Symphony during the
siege of Leningrad in the Second World War.
2001: Made surrealistic photographs of the
staff at Danderyd Hospital for a calendar ("The Calendar
Forever � With the Glint In the Navel") that was produced
originally for advertising that hospital; it became a public
relations success for that institution and having attracted media
attention both in Sweden and abroad and is now for sale in
2001: Made reportage, for the British
"Life/The Observer Magazine", about some characters in
New York City who are passionate for the sport named
"Brazilian Ju Jitsu".
1996: Portrayed and documented Dalai Lama
during his visit in Stockholm.
2002: Center for Photography,
Stockholm, "Seventh Heaven".
2001: Stockholm State museum, "The
2000: The X Gallery, London, "An
Invisible Reality � Timelessly Present".
2000: Image Gallery, �rhus, Denmark,
" The Bulletin Board For The New Millennium".
1994: World Trade Center, Stockholm,
1994: Image Gallery, �rhus, Denmark,
"Europe Without Framework".
Fair, Gothenburg, Sweden, "Adam's searching for his
Confederation of Swedish Enterprises,
Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm
Swedish Federation of Advertisement,