"The photographer is an armed version of the solitary walker reconnoitering, stalking, cruising the urban inferno, the voyeuristic stroller who discovers the city as a landscape of voluptuous extremes. Adept of the joys of watching, connoisseur of empathy, the flâneur finds the world "picturesque.""
—Susan Sontag


Anargyros Drolapas is a Greek photographer living in Athens. His academic background is a combination of degrees about Physics, Education, Science Education, Photography as a Digital Language. His photographic work focuses on a personal narration of hidden underlying realities that tend to remain unnoticed. Usually his projects are oriented towards storytelling and thought associations inspired by art, literature and dreams. Although he enjoys discovering ready-made situations while he photographs, quite often he interferes with the stage.

A short list of exhibitions:
2023 # Exposition MYTHOLOGIA - Cryogénie - Espace de recherche-création. Strasbourg  :  18 / 04  - 04 / 05 / 2023
2022 # The Photobook Exhibition: Athens Photo Festival 2022 / Athens: Benaki Museum 
2021 # Photobook boom / The Greek case (Group exhibition) part of Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2021
2021  # PERIPLUS (Group Exhibition) / FLUSS, Vienna
2020 # Anthropause (Group Exhibition) /  MOMus-Thessaloniki Museum of Photography
2020 # Der Greif – public/private by Broomberg and Chanarin  (Group Exhibition) /  FORUM 050:Muenchner-Stadtmuseum  
2019  # UNFOLD 01: Counterfeit / Counterfate  (Group Exhibition  participate as photographer and curator) / Satellite exhibition of Athens Photo Festival 2019 and Stereosis Thessaloniki 2020
2019 # Re-thinking Environment (Group Exhibition) / DL Gallery, Piraeus
2019 # Dilettanti (Group Exhibition) / State of Concept Gallery, Athens
2018 # Living Under the Shadows of the Marbles / Athens Photo Festival 2018
Satellite Programme (Group Exhibition) at T.A.F. / The Art Foundation
2018 # Common Places / Parallel Stories III at SKG Bridges Uprising Art & Culture Festival / Photography Museum of Thessaloniki (Projections) 
2017 # The sense of an ending / CAN Gallery Athens (participating in group photo exhibition as a photographer and as a co-curator)
2016 # Experimental Section / DER GREIF A Process 2.0 at Krakow Photomonth (Performance)
2016 # ΑΘΗΝΑ ΘΕΑ at Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine - Paris (Book Presentation with projections)
2015 # Invisible Cities at Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Atene (Presenting eBook)
2014 # All Glitched Up at Tate Britain, London, UK (Projections)
2014 # Night Contact at Brighton Photo Biennial, UK - Link Curator: Anne Bourgeois-Vignon (Creative Content Director, Nowness) (Projections)
2014 # Celebrating Europe at Kaunas Photography Gallery and Meno Parkas Gallery (Kaunas - LT) (Group Exhibition)


contact email: info@adrolapas.com


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