Entry Title: "Documentary Photographer"
Name: Marilena Stavrakidi , United States
Category and Expertise: Other_ED|Cityscapes|Deeper Perspective, Student
Entry Description: White Simulator consists of documents and photographs from the old international airport in Athens, Greece. The project attempts to reveal the complex relationship between space, time, emotions, and memory. It is a cultural excavation and investigation into the history of Olympics Airways and the end of its golden era. The project makes a parallel between the current economic situation of Greece and the ruins of the burned airport, it is comprised of images depicting the airport’s ruins today and a personal archive of images combined with documents found in the airport’s remains.