Stavros Messinis is a multi-award winning photographer, publisher and poet. He studied photography and journalism in Greece and Australia, and he is the founder of the "Photopoetics" zine and the art book publishing house M-Art Books. His work has been exhibited in solo and group shows. His photobook "Dream State" won the ''2018 Best Photobook Design Award" at the "CCP Salon 2018" of the Centre for Contemporary Photography (Australia), and it was finalist in ''2018 Australia and New Zealand Photobook Award". The "Dream State" was exhibited in photofestivals in Australia, New Zealand, Turkey and India. He recently published two photobooks: 'The Scream' and 'Rebirth'. He is a finalist of the "CLIP Award" 2020 of the Perth Center for Photography.
He studies Master of Arts - Photography at the Photography Studies College.