Traianos Pakioufakis is a Greek photographer and visual artist based in Athens, Greece. He is best known for his unique and creative approach to photography, which often combines elements of surrealism, abstraction, and minimalism.
Born in Athens in 1982, Traianos developed an interest in photography at an early age. He began experimenting with the medium as a teenager, taking pictures of his friends and family. After graduating from high school, he enrolled in the Athens School of Fine Arts where he studied photography and visual arts.
In 2006, Traianos began exhibiting his work at galleries around Greece. His photographs quickly gained recognition for their unique style and composition. His work has been featured in numerous publications including Vogue Italia, The Guardian, and The New York Times.
In addition to his photographic work, Traianos has also created several short films that have been screened at film festivals around the world. He has also collaborated with fashion designers such as Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood on various projects.
Today, Traianos continues to create stunning photographs that explore themes of identity, memory, and the human condition. His work has been exhibited in galleries across Europe and the United States. He currently lives and works in Athens where he continues to push the boundaries of photography with each new project he undertakes.