Platon Rivellis was born in Athens in 1945. He studied Law, Social Sciences and Photography; in Greece, France and the U.S.A. respectively. Since 1981 he has been teaching photography in various institutes, universities and private schools. He has supervised a Greek national television series on the subject of photography and to date has given numerous seminars on photography in Athens and Nicosia. He is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines, a curator of photography exhibitions and editor of book editions. His own work has been exhibited in many solo and group shows.