EU Spectator Μagazine - A view of Cyprus Before and after (14/12/15)

EU Spectator Μagazine - A view of Cyprus Before and after (14/12/15)

"... And it wasn’t until I was introduced to local documentary photographer, Alexia Makridou’s most recent work that I began contemplating a parallel of this nostalgic ‘before and after’ approach to the war and that of our current financial crisis. Allow me to elaborate. As a central drive to her project entitled ‘Before-after’ she questions: “Can other people’s memories become our own?..." (EU Spectator Magazine 14.2.15 'A view of Cyprus Before and After'). More here:

Cyprus Weekly Newspaper - Our forefather’s memories as our own (08/02/15)

Cyprus Weekly Newspaper - Our forefather’s memories as our own (08/02/15)

Can other people’s memories become our own? This is the open-ended question that local documentary photographer Alexia Makridou asked herself before confronting the narratives of refugees from Famagusta, which have become a big part of her own childhood memories – despite the fact that she was born post-1974.

LIFO Newspaper - «Ανήκω στην Αμμόχωστο» (22/01/15)

LIFO Newspaper - «Ανήκω στην Αμμόχωστο» (22/01/15)

Το συγκλονιστικό πρότζεκτ «Μετά, πριν» προσπαθεί να συνδέσει τις μνήμες από την κατεχόμενη Αμμόχωστο με την σημερινή Κύπρο. Μέσα από τις φωτογραφίες, οι πρόσφυγες μπορούν να ανακτήσουν τις προηγούμενες ζωές τους, τις μνήμες χαμένων οικογενειακών ιστοριών και να αναζητήσουν τις ρίζες τους, βιώνοντας με έναν διαφορετικό τρόπο το τραύμα.