- Photo Therapist
Dafni Kalafati was born in Athens at the beginning of the eighties. She studied Intercultural Education and Photography and then followed a Masters degree in Art Therapy, in the school of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires, in Argentina. There she worked for several years in the public Mental Institution «Borda» as an Art Therapist using the new media (video and photography) as therapeutic tools.
She slowly became engaged in documentary film making and since then she has produced various documentaries. Nowdays she lives in Athens where she splits her time between conducting Art Therapy and Participatory Video workshops and developing her personal documentary projects. Since 2008 she is a member of the N.G.O. AMAKA which runs various programs of social help catering for underprivileged urban groups.