Born in 1992, in Athens, Greece. Danai studied Photography at Iek Chaidariou and participated in Erasmus+ at Rimini, Italy. She has attended seminars of History Of Art and History Of Theater and Cinema at the Hellenic Open University, seminars on Editing and Narrative Photography by Greek photographer Achilles Nasios. Moreover Simou participated in a six-day workshop with Magnum photographer Antoine d'Agata and a seven-day workshop with the publishing house Akina Books, located at Void Photo, Greece.
Danai recently exhibited her project “WORMS” as part of Athens Photo Festival 2017 and published her first photo zine “WORMS” by Danai Simou.
Through photography, she sensed the necessity to express herself using other means, such as fashion styling, art direction, video art, poetry and music.