Nikos Pilos

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Nikos Pilos

Nikos Pilos is an award-winning photojournalist currently based in Athens and Belgrade, and one of Europe’s noted feature photographers.

He has traveled extensively to document war, natural disasters, poverty, socioeconomic struggle and cultural shifts. His work appears regularly in top international newspapers and magazines and has been exhibited throughout Europe and U.S.

Since his first assignment in Lebanon in 1988, he has covered major historical events such as the overthrow of Nicolae Ceausescu in Romania, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the wars in former Yugoslavia, the war in Iraq where he spent 100 days without being embedded and the latest Lebanese conflict. He documented the humanitarian crisis on the Libya-Tunisia border in 2011, when hundreds of thousands of refugees fled Libya during the civil war. For the past four years, he has been mainly covering the Greek and the Cypriot recession, the Istanbul uprisings, the rise of nationalism in Europe and the current refugee crisis.

His photos have been featured, among others, in The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, Stern, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, The Financial Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian, XL Semanal, Gente, Bloomberg, Internazionale, L'Esspreso and more others. He is currently represented by Laif agency in Germany.

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