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Anikitos Hadjicharalampous was born in Cyprus in 1966. Self-taught photographer and he mainly focus on documentary photography, drawing his subjects from the people's daily lives. In 2000 he travelled to the Gaza Strip with the Doctors of the World - Cyprus during the Intifada. In 2003 he traveled to belligerent Iraq and in 2006 to the flooded areas of Romania. In September 2008 he took part in a mission of the Organization Doctors of the World - Cyprus in Sri Lanka, in the context of the Organization's activities in support of the victims of the areas affected by the Tsunami and the October 2009 in West Sumatra of Indonesia on new mission by organizing Volunteer Doctors – Cyprus for providing medical assistance to residents of earthquake victims. Also in August 2016 he took part in another mission of the Organization in Nairobi, Kenya in the context of the Organization's program to support the children on St. Clement Primary School in Riruta slum.
In 2001 he took part in a group exhibition entitled "Gaza, Land Under Shadows" as well as in the photographic journal published by the Doctors of the World - Cyprus under the same title. In September 2004 he presented his first solo exhibition entitled "Visitors in their Land" on the crossing over of Greek Cypriots to the occupied areas after the opening of check points on April 23, 2003. In November 2008 he issued his first personal photo album with the same title: "VISITORS IN THEIR LAND". Also, after he is gaining a reward he creates his second photo album called “MONOLOGUES AND QUESTS”. He has taken part and was awarded in several competitions, while part of his work has been published in local magazines and newspapers. At present he continues to collect photographic material related to the occupied part of Cyprus and is also working on a long-term project on Orthodoxy.