George Georgiou
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Born in London to Greek Cypriot parents, he has photographed extensively in the Balkans, Eastern Europe and Turkey, living and working in Serbia, Greece and for the last years in Istanbul. His work is focused on the issues of identity and on communities split between different cultures and ideological differences. The awards he has received include two World Press Photo prizes in 2003 and 2005, a Pictures of the Year International first prize for Istanbul Bombs in 2004 and the Nikon Press Award UK for best photo essay 2000. In September 2008 he joined Prospekt Agency, Italy.