Zefi Tiftiktsoglou

She was born in Thessaloniki. In the academic year 2016 she was admitted to the Department of Visual and Applied Arts of the School of Fine Arts of the University of Athens. She received an excellence scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY). She was admitted to the DIEK Art of Photography in 2021 where she is still studying. She successfully completed the Special Education and Education training program at the University of the Aegean (2022).


What craft do you work with? 

Mosaic is a technique that has a long history as it originates from ancient times mosaics. In its most modern form, it prevailed in Greece in urban residences during the 1960s and 1970s and survives to this day as the majority of apartment buildings that are currently inhabited, at least in the center of the cities, were built at that time period. We all have or remember mosaics at the entrances of apartment buildings, in corridors, in the hall, on the balconies…Cheap material, the leftovers of the marbles from the quarries, which it requires experienced and skilled craftsmen so that what seems random can obtain cohesion. The first material of the urbanization of Greek society, the material of handmade dreams for a better life, which was quickly replaced by cheaper industrially produced goods – and mass, standardized dreams. And on the other hand, a mosaic is defined as a material of luxury.


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Email: zefitif@gmail.com


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