Kostas Kapsianis was born and raised in Athens and studied photography at the "Photographic Circle", in Athens, Greece. He is a founding member of the collective “Depression Era” / KOLECTIV8 that inhabits the urban and social landscapes of the economic crisis in his home country. A Common Story tells a story about the journey of returning to the Greek countryside in the face of the country's deep crisis. This is a revival of images that came from a simple tale: the story of the father. 

Prizes for the 3rd Annual Emerging Photography Awards include gallery exhibitions at United Photo Industries (Brooklyn), ArtBridge (NYC) and HeadOn Festival (Sydney), $$$$, representation opportunities with Susan Spiritus Gallery (LA) and nineteensixtyeight (London), exposure, camera bags and more!  Deadline is February 16, 2017.