Born in Athens in 1992, Danai Simou have studied photography and have attended courses on History of Art, Theater and Cinema and seminars on Editing and Narrative Photography beside Achilles Nasios. She has participated in workshops with photographers Antoine d'Agata, Michael Akerman and Stéphane Charpentier and with the the photographic publishing house Akina Books.
Her WORMS photo series were exhibited at the Athens Photo Festival 2017 and published in the same entitled photo zine. Romance photo series were presented as a solo photography exhibition in Athens and Chania, Greece, accompanied with a self published photo zine and artist book. Her photos have been featured in group exhibitions and publications, such as The Preto magazine by The Unknown Books and Almost true by Void.
Danai Simou works variously between sound, video, photography and poetry. Her layered, meticulously constructed works trace and perform the undercurrents of personal relationships, power and image-making.