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Alexopoulos Athanasios

Athanasios Alexopoulos was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. After high school, he worked as an assistant photographer in Thessaloniki for two years. In 2009, he enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan to study painting and, in 2015, he decided to extend his knowledge in sculpture by undertaking a Master’s degree. During his years of studies, he worked as a photographer in Milan. Some of the companies he has collaborated with are: CTRLZAK Studio, Studio Pro Design, Repubblica XL, Rizzoli, Sony, Clan Celentano, DJ MAG Italia, Round Magazine, Marni. Among others, he photographed for the album covers of Andriano Celentano, RON, Red Canzian and Tricarico. Also, in 2012, he started to photograph personal objects for the biographies of Eros Ramazzotti, Pino Daniele, Renzo Arbore, Walter Bonatti, Tiziano Terzani, Carlotta Ferlito and Marco Simoncelli. In 2014, he also conceived Taratsa International Film Festival, in Thessaloniki, Greece, and was the Art-Director for the first 2.5 years. Athanasios likes to experiment with various techniques. Important for his research is the interactive existence of the human, forms, time and space. He looks for the power of simplicity, creates feelings and hides secrets.