Schools Attended:Focus School of Photography
Dimitris Michalakis was born in 1977 in Elefsina, Greece. He studied photography at the Focus School of Photography in Athens. Since 2004 he has been a regular contributor to K Magazine, (Kathimerini Sunday edition), and the E Magazine (Eleytherotypia Sunday edition). His photographs have been published in various Greek and international publications (Spiegel, Die Zeit, Rolling Stone Magazine). He has traveled on journalistic missions to more than 30 countries, mainly in ex-Soviet Countries.
Photojournalist Dimitris Michalakis gives us a grim, penetrating look into daily life in Greece from the past four years. The conditions border on war. Tear gas scents the air, there is still no end in sight.