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 magazines(Greek and international). Lives in Athens.
2010:NATO Avenue, Cheap Art Gallery,Athens/Thessaloniki Biennial,Greece .
2008:Old School,Sen Yung China Gamma Photo Agency China's Cultural Olympiad,Sen Yung,China.
2014:Depression Era,Benaki Museum Athens,Greece.
2014:Le Mois de la Photo,La Maison Européenne de la Photographie,Paris, France
2014:No Country for Young Men: Contemporary Greek Art in Times of Crisis, Bozar, Palais des Beaux - Arts & Atelier Bouwmeester, Brussels, Belgium.
2014:Austerity and Greece,Uri-Eichen Gallery,Chicago,United States.
2012:Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism,Hannover,Germany.
A brand-new award dedicated to supporting the creation of documentary work about the Mediterranean. The inaugural group of laureates have made powerful work in Greece, the Middle East and Italy: here are their works-in-progress.
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.