Vouvoula Skoura was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. She studied Graphic Arts at the Athens Technology Institute [A.T.I.]. She lived in London during the Greek dictatorship. She attended courses in Art History  and a graduate course in computer graphics for video at Middlesex Polytechnic  For many years, she has been involved with experimental multimedia photographic techniques. Her works in film and video have been presented at international festivals and universities in over fifty cities. Her films Inner Migration (1984) and Skoria Fotos (1989) were both commended at the Drama Short Film Festival, Greece. Her video Black Moon took First Prize in the Athens Video Art Competition, 1998. ETEL ADNAN: Words in exile (2008) won the Greek Film Centre Award at the 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. The Greek Graphic Designers Association awarded her its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.