THIS IS NOT A SERIES
“To start with, I don’t believe in series.” The photographer we are introducing today feels strongly about how his pictures are to be showcased. «This is not a series» is a collection of images which, indeed, are not part of a series, but have the ability to recall personal and collective stories on their own as well as placed side by side.
A photograph is an individual piece of work with a narrative of its own. Multiple photographs can live concomitantly if the same story bonds them, or if they portray the same subject. The photographer chose to put together frozen moments from the past two years, which are images tied only in the memory of the person who shot them. Although the reason behind the making of this collection is a personal choice, every photograph is strong enough on its own to remind us who we are, where we have been, and where we are going.
Spiros Loukopoulos is a Greek photographer, born and raised in the city of Patras, Greece. For the past five years he has been living and working in Copenhagen, Denmark. He studied Civil Engineering, but he worked in that field only a couple of years. Now, he is working in the food and drinks industry.
Painting and sketching have always been his greatest passions, and he is able to do so with any material, on any surface. He found the photography medium about five or six years ago, and has never stopped taking photographs since. As he says, he still has a long road ahead of him to understand photography, what is his relation to it, and to develop a personal style. The only way to find out is to keep shooting, and he is hopeful that in some years he is going to have a better answer to where photography will lead him.