Biographical Note

Dimitris Triantafyllou (b.Thessaloniki 1967) studied Physics and Mathematics (B.A. Macalester College, St. Paul Minnesota) and has a Core Degree in Asian philosophy (Macalester College) and an MA in Biophysics (University of Minnesota). He also has studied photography at the Minneapolis College Of Art and Design, MN. He has attended two workshops given by the Swedish Master Photographer Anders Petersen. One in Thassos, Greece and one in Kavala, Greece. He works as a freelancer in Photography and is currently teaching photography courses (analogue and digital) in the Art and Design Department of I.V.T. AKMI, Thessaloniki, Greece. He also teaches at STEREOSIS photo school, Thessaloniki, Greece. He organizes and develops photographic workshops (Expressive Photography, The Grotesque in Photography, Photography as a Visual Tool, Personal Realities, PROVOKE, The Dusseldorf School of Photography and the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts-In search for Objectivity, The Photobook as a Diary) which he teaches throughout the year. He taught in the past at ΙRIS visual center, Stavroupoli, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Exhibitions / Shows:

Ordet: PhotoBiennale 2012/ 22nd International Photography Meeting, Thessaloniki, Greece, December 2012
“500 Photographers”, May 2011
“Beyond Face”, at the cultural center of the Municipality of Thessaloniki in collaboration with Goethe-Institut, May 2011
“Photography Against the Wind”, under an experimental urban program –“An Alternate View of Thessaloniki” with the support of Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, April 2010
Micropolis Social space, Thessaloniki, Greece: Exhibition under the theme “Diaries of Ghosts “, April-May 2010
A Lightroom Gallery Project: Exhibition at " The Art Foundation ", Athens under the theme " Who We Are ", February 2010
International Foto-Festival "Mirafoto 2009",Lima,Peru, Gallery "El Ojo Ajeno" of Centro de la Imagen, October-November 2009
DeFacto Art Gallery Café,Thessaloniki, Greece, "Thru The Looking Glass", October-November 2009
International Photo Festival at Plodvid,Bulgaria, October 2008
DeFacto Art Gallery Café,Thessaloniki, Greece, September - October 2008
Goethe institute, Thessaloniki, Greece
Photography foundation, Istanbul, Turkey
Municipality of Thassos, Thassos, Greece
Poligiros Art Festival, Poligiros, Chalkidiki, Greece


IPA 2006 Photographer of the year Competition, Honorable Mention

Curator / Juror

AKMI student exhibition, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 2008
AKMI student exhibition, (KETHEA DIAVASIS), Athens, Greece,
March 2008

Online Articles / Collections:


Isolation and togetherness, 2004


Municipality of Thassos