Chris Doulgeris lives and works in Athens Greece and Dusseldorf/Germany. He studied Sociology at the University of Crete and photography at the Camberwell College of Arts in London. His work focus on magic realism, photographing either details of abstract and urban architecture or familiar portraits from his daily environment. The notions of land and identity are recurring subjects of his work. His first exhibition record in Germany was “The secret life of the machines” in Duesseldorf, a group show together with the painter Konrad Klapheck and the sculptor Willem Harbers, curated by Gerard Goodrow. Christophoros is represented in Greece by Donopoulos IFA Gallery,Thessaloniki.
Chris has enjoyed more than fifty museum and gallery exhibitions both nationally and internationally, with collaborations: Le Journal de la Triennale#3, Paris, France; Lishui photo Festival, Lishui, China; The State Museum of contemporary art in Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Greece; Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, Rethymno Crete; Photo Biennale 2010 & 2014 at the National Museum of Photography Thessaloniki; Fotonoviembre 2013 & 2015, International Photography Biennale, Centro de Fotografia Isla de Tenerife Spain; Santorini arts Factory, Santorini Greece; Med Photo Festival Heraklion Greece; The Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens; Descartes project space Dusseldorf Germany; Gallery IFA Donopoulos, Thessaloniki, Greece; Municipal art Gallery of Chania, Chania Greece; Linshui Photography Festival, Linshui China; Embassy of Cyprus, House of Cyprus, Athens, The Daily Lazy projects, Athens, Greece; MEME project space, Athens, Greece; CAID – Scientia et Ars, Athens, Kuenstergemeinschaft Hawerkamp, Muenster Germany; Gallery Franzis Engels, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; ART ATHINA, Athens , Greece; KUNST RAI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; BIG ART, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; to mention a few.
Solo museums/ Institutions include: Basil & Elise Goulandris Museum, Athens, Greece; Santorini arts Factory, Santorini Greece, Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, Rethymno Crete; Kuenstergemeinschaft Hawerkamp, Muenster Germany; Municipal art Gallery of Chania, Chania Greece; Donopoulos Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece; Franzis Engels Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; KUNSTVERIEN
Chris has collaborated with International curators as:
Gerard Goodrow, Wilko Austermann, Maria Maragou, Ninna Kassianou, Dr.Thalia Vrachopoulos Ph.d., Vagelis Ioakemides, Yannis Bollis, Domna Gounari, Sozita Goudouna, Artemis Potamianou, Megakles Rogakos, George Georkakopoulos, Stavros Kavalaris, among others.