Alexandros Michailidis is a photojournalist based in Brussels. Born in Volos, Greece on 1985, He graduated from the school of photography "Stereosis” (2007-2010), he also attended a seminar on photojournalism at the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) in cooperation with the Foun- dation Alexia (Alexia Foundation) Thessaloniki, Greece ( 2010) and has been reporting since 2008: Phasma, Thessaloniki, Greece - 2010, SOOC – 2013 Athens, Greece. DEPO Photo Agency Istan- bul, Turkey - 2015, mainly on domestic and international news, feature stories and social issues collaborating with several international newswires on an independent basis. His pictures upon the Greek crisis, European Politics and migration crisis have been widely published by the biggest national and international magazines, newspapers, journals and news outlets including front pages in NY Times, Le Monde, Time Magazine, and more.
Currently resides in Brussels, Belgium and his area of coverage includes, but not limited to, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Greece, Germany, Turkey.
Prizes & Awards
Siena International Photo Awards, 3rd place in category Documentary - Photojournalism. (2019)
Honorable Mention in the 2019 Moscow International Photography Awards - MIFA in category Ed- itorial - General News. (2019)
Honorable Mention in Le Prix de la Photographie de Paris - Px3 Paris Photography Prize in cate- gory Press - Political. (2019)
3rd place and two honorable mentions in the 2020 Moscow International Photography Awards - MIFA in category Editorial - General News. (2020)
3rd place in category Press - Political and two honorable mentions in category Press / General News in Le Prix de la Photographie de Paris - Px3 Paris Photography Prize in category Press - Political. (2020 )