Yanni Eleftherakos studied Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he is now pursuing his PhD in Visual Sociology.
He gives workshops on photography and designs urban photographic walks. Always working with and within cities, he is particularly interested in the connections between place and class, as well as the ‘genius loci’ and urban identities.
He mostly creates and shows his work in London and Athens.
He works with The National Citizen Service mentoring young people on community issues. He is the Programme Coordinator of Urban Photo Fest in London and the Treasurer of the Urban Photographers Association.