He is a self-employed practicing artist/curator, who plans, organizes and co-ordinates collaborative art projects and residencies. He designs and prepares in depth proposals for art events, exhibitions, exchanging art projects between Britain and Greece. Yiannis is practicing individually and in collaboration with group “Capsule” , which he is a founding member of. Between 2000 – 2002 he gave tutorials-seminars at the University of East London.
Between 2003-2005 he was lecturing at The School of Visual Arts at the University of Ioannina in Greece. Since 2003 he is lecturing at the School of Graphic Arts, Technological Educational Institute in Athens, and since 2007 he is a lecturer at the School of Human Studies, University of Thessalia, in Volos.