“Many things or even situations are often in a comparison process, where both common points and differences, arise. The expression “Apples and Oranges” initially refers to the apparent differences between two or more objects that make them totally incomparable. However, with a more careful reading, common elements can be recognized and the comparison is finally possible. Considering all the above, I decided to use this Greek idiom as a title for my project. I tried to put images in pairs that, while at first look seem dissimilar, when you look them closely, they can stand as a diptych. This happens when some common and mainly formalistic elements, make a powerful conversation between those images.”
– Makis Makris
Makis Makris was born and lives in the city of Kavala, Greece.
He is a graduate of the Hellenic Open University in the direction of “Studies in Greek Civilization”, as well as a holder of a degree in Interior Decorations.
His first steps in photography were in 2009, when he attended a photographic seminar organized by the Photoclub of Kavala, of which he is an active member until now.
From January 2017 he is a member of the BULB Photo Collective (Bucharest Urban League of photographers for the Balkans), which is based in Bucharest, Romania.
He has attended seminars and workshops by Platon Rivellis, Eleni Mouzakiti and Petros Kotzabasis.
In 2018 he was one of the finalists at the Miami Street Photography Festival. He participated in various group photo exhibitions held in Greece, Bulgaria, Italy and USA.