Photography, Video art & Fashion Styling
Born in Athens, 1992. Based in Athens,Greece.
Simou also expresses herself through art direction, poetry and music by the name G.O.I.N.
Work / Publications
Self published by Danai Simou
Collaboration with Coherent States and publication of photo zine “WORMS” by Danai Simo
Exhibition of photography series ” WORMS” as part of the satellite program of Athens Photo Festival 2017.
2013 – 2018
Interviews and presentations
- Romance published on Kiosk of Democracy
- Preto Magazine
- Interview for LIFO magazine
- WORMS published on Kiosk of Democracy
- Escapism published on Kiosk of Democracy
- Interview for www.ifocus.gr
- WORMS on KALTBLUT Magazine
- Vogue Magazine
2011 – 2014
Working as a Fashion Stylist, she has gone through several collaborations with fashion magazines.
- “Pershephone” Editorial for Fashion Gone Rogue
- “Puppe” Editorial for Tape 01
- “La Reina Mora” Editorial for Noctis Issue 7
- “Summer Daze” Editorial for TURN Magazine
Participation in a seven-day Image and Sound workshop with Michael Akerman, Stéphane Charpentier and Alyssa Moxley located in Athens, organized by Temps Zero and Void, and production of a short film and a book.
Participation in a seven-day workshop with Akina books, located in Athens by Void Photo, and production of a book dummy.
Long distance seminar on Editing and Narrative Photography by Achilles Nasios.
Six-day workshop with known Magnum photographer Antoine D’Agata, located in Athens by Void Photo.
Fifteen days with Erasmus+ at Rimini, Italy.
2014 – 2016
Main photography studies at Iek Chaidariou.
Long term seminars on Photography at Pragma.gr.
2012 – 2013
Simou attended Long term seminars of History of Theater by Athina Stourna and History of Arts by the Hellenic Open University.
Photography workshop by Greek photographer Lukas Vasilikos.
2010 – 2012
Danai studied Fashion Styling at Veloudakis fashion school, and graduated with honors.
Internship at Attica Publications Group, working for Mirror magazine.