These are some of the last few remaining traditional stone builders in Mesa Mani, whose relationship with stone and building process is almost sensual.
Panayotis (Panos) Kasimis is a freelance photographer of 30 years and photography teacher since 1999. Born in Athens, Greece in 1964, he made his first steps in photography in Berlin and Athens, completing his studies at the Royal College of Arts in London. He has attended workshops with Chris Killip and Mary Ellen Mark. He has exhibited his work in solo exhibitions in Rome, Athens, Juneau (Alaska, USA), Eindhoven (The Netherlands), and group exhibitions in Istanbul, Athens and London. His work has been published in numerous Greek and international magazines, and two books:"Days Away" (2009) and "Urban Diaries" (2013, preface by Larry Fink). He organizes and teaches photography workshops for photographers and advanced amateurs throughout Greece and Europe. He lives and works in Athens, Greece.