Dimitris Kechris is a photographer and curator based in Athens. He studied Physics at the University of Athens and Digital Arts at the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA). In his practice, he looks for mnemic traces that underlie the formal historical narratives of modern European cities. He focuses on the relationship between technical images and the discourses contextualising them and explores the concept of the archive perceived as a reconstruction of the past in service of a promise for the future. His photographic work has been exhibited at the Benaki Museum, the Byzantine Museum, the Greek Film Archive, the Athens Municipality Arts Center, the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, the Athens University History Museum and Galeria Hexagono in Barcelona. He is the co-founder of ALDEBARAN, a platform for the theory of photography, and one of the curators of MedPhoto Festival. His writings on photography and cinema have appeared in edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals and featured in the national press. He is a member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece. He has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS in 2022.
Diakopi, photo-roman, 10’, 2021
Untitled, from the series “La insurrección es un…”, archival inkjet print, 2019