I was recently asked to take some promotional pictures for the upcoming theater production of Albert Camus’ “Le malentendu” by m0mentum theater group. I have recently felt the strong need to try new things, so this seemed like a great opportunity. Plus, it was a chance for me to combine two of my loves: theater and photography.
The photoshoot took place on a fine Sunday morning in the old and abandoned military camp of Karatasios. It is one of the two big abandoned military camps in west Thessaloniki (the other one is the Pavlos Melas camp). I had recently scouted the whole place (it’s enormous) for my latest personal project (more on that sometime soon). I finally chose no to shoot the project there, so this seemed like a fine opportunity to use this location. I mean who doesn’t love old , dirty, half-ruined buildings?
There are seven actors in this play, so for me that meant I had seven different models to play with that day (you might recognize one of them from here). They were all super helpful and made my job so easy. The photoshoot took all morning and in the end we got some pretty cool pictures and personally, I had so much fun! I am really looking forward to doing something like this again!
Some backstage photos by Stathis Papoulidis:
Info about the play:
Writer: Albert Camus
Translation: Eleni Kitsopoulou
Director: Stathis Papoulidis
Actors: Anna Kolokotroni, Afroditi Tsakiri, Georgia Lampidou, Dionysis Gonatas, Kalliopi Ksanthopoulou, Katerina Ganda and Michalis Mantas
Photography: Nicki Panou
Poster sketch: Dionysis Kalaitzis
Poster design: Georgia Lampidou
Dates: 27 & 30/5, 20:30 Vafopouleio cultural center
Duraition: 80 min.
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