Alexandros Panagiotopoulos lives in Messolonghi, a small town in Western Greece. He recently graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Greece, where he studied economics.
He currently works as a freelance photographer in his hometown, while at the same time participating in different local citizens’ initiatives that aim to change the city and protect the natural environment. Alexandros is a young person who has returned to his hometown and wants to stay, work and develop socio-culture there despite the crisis and the difficulties. He believes in achieving change through participatory processes. His project aims to map and disseminate the culture of Messolonghi through a physical and digital “local hub” and through a participatory city branding scheme.His background and goals let him entitle as an aspiring and skilled cultural manager.