Kostas Papavasiliou, the well digger from Pagida village
Spurred on by a photo taken forty years ago, Despina from Kini talks us through mastic trees needle crafting and rural life
Still spry and fidgety, is always working, smiling and engaging into all sorts of activities – the coffee shop, the fairs
Ovens in village neighborhoods used to be places where people would gather, get in touch and enjoy themselves
March 1986, and Kostas Stamoulis captures wild tulips at the edges of Kalimassia and Tholopotami
I met her at her house and she was all smiles and accommodating, wearing a little headscarf, clearing up her neighbor’s mastic and insisting on treating me all sorts of confections.
Having spent his whole life working in kilns, mastro*-Yiorgis Fradzeskos, “the old woman”, as the villagers used to call him
A photo shoot thirty years ago for the Chios Gum Mastic Growers Association