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 Stones Magazine,Le Monde, Washington Post, International NY Times,Vice).He has traveled on journalistic missions to many countries.

Solo Exhibitions:
2013: ‘Burnout’ (in progress), Colemine Gallery, Zurich, Swiss
2010: 'NATO Avenue', Cheapart Gallery, Athens, Thessaloniki Biennial, Greece
2008: 'Old School' Sen Yung China Gamma Photo Agency China's Cultural Olympiad

Group Exhibitions:
2016:Burnout,European Month of Photography, MUSA-Museum,Vienna, Austria
2016:Burnout,Athens Photo Festival, Athens, Greece
2016:The Road Not Taken, Medphoto Festival, Rethimno Greece
2014: Depression Era, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
2014: Le Mois de la Photo, La Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2014: Fotohonap, Budapest, Hungary
2014: 22nd International Photographic Encounter "Logos", Museum of Photography Thessaloniki | Photo Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece
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
2011: Muslim World Caught / Between Imaginary and Reality, The Sismanoglio Megaro, Istanbul, Turkey
2011: Bursa's Photography Festival, Bursa, Turkey