Vassilis Spyrou was born in Karditsa, Greece in 1983.
He studied at the Renovation and Restoration of Buildings, a department of Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Patras. Self-taught photographer, he attended inspiring workshops at the University of Patras Photographic Club in 2004.
In 2007 he participated in the "Family of Man, connecting cultures", an exhibition that was held in Luxembourg under the auspices of the Cultural Capital of Europe. He has been in collaboration with Patras Municipal and Regional Theatre and other theatrical ensembles since 2008 as the official photographer of their theatrical productions. In 2008 and 2009 he held a personal exhibition entitled "In.dust.rial" in Patras and Athens respectively. In 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014 he worked on commission for InterRail social media campaign and travelled to over 23 countries, carrying out wide photographic assignments. In 2010 he participated as a still photographer on the series set of Mega's TV channel "The Island" ("To Nisi"). One of his Polaroids was chosen for the "IMPOSSIBLE" exhibition in the PhotoShow 2013 in Milan. Additionaly, in 2013 he was commissioned by the Chamber of Achaia to shoot and produce a photobook entitled "The Carnival of Greece". In 2014 he began publishing DEPÓSITO, a biannual travel and photography print magazine.
His photographs have been published in magazines, newspapers, posters, photo albums, books, theatre programmes, travel guides and websites in Greece and abroad.
Currently based in Montpellier and available for assignments anywhere.
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2017 - Polaroids - Solo Exhibition
A photo collection taken with Polaroid SX-70 Land instant camera (1978)
Café BUN, Montpellier, FRANCE
2013 - IMPOSSIBLE Project - Group Show
A selection of Polaroids from 23 European photographers.
PhotoShow, Milano, ITALY
2011 - The Island - Group Show
A selection of stills from the tv series "The Island" ("To Nisi").
Center for Mediterranean Architecture 'Megalo Arsenali', Chania, GREECE
2010 - Athens Video Dance Project - Group Slideshow exhibition
Selected images were projected as part of the dance festival.
Booze Cooperativa, Athens, GREECE
2009 - Europe on a Rail - Group Show
A project by Eurail.Com.B.V. that offered 7 young photographers the chance to explore Europe.
Galerie du Nord, Bussum, NETHERLANDS
2009 - Tango from Argentina: Steps of couples in secret city streets... - Group Show
A photography exhibition hosted by the Photography Center of Thessaloniki.
Café Rapsodia, Thessaloniki, GREECE
2008/09 - In.dust.rial - Solo Exhibition
A project on the old Ladopoulos paper factories in the Greek towns of Aigio and Patras.
Hoxton bar-gallery, Athens, GREECE
Pikili Stoa bar-gallery, Patras, GREECE
2008 - From the Argentinian ports till Thermaikos - Group Show
A photography exhibition in the context of the 2nd Thessaloniki Tango Festival.
Exhibition space of the Architectural Division of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, GREECE
2007 - Family of Man, connecting cultures - Group Show
A travelling exhibition which had been shown in the context of
"Luxembourg and the Greater Region, European Capital of Culture 2007".
Centre Culturel Clervaux, LUXEMBOURG
Maison de la Culture Arlon, BELGIUM
2007 - Plaza de Toros - Solo Exhibition
The exhibition focused on the bullfighting side, on what goes on around it: before, during and after.
Café Si Doux, Patras, GREECE
2007 - Winter of photography – Group Show
Selected images were prerented as part of the 13th Panhellenic Photography Competition.
"Diethnes", Florina, GREECE
2005 - University of Patras Photographic Club - Group show
Annual members' photography show.
Info Center (Barry storehouse), Patras, GREECE
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