Aris Papadopoulos, born in 1958 in Thessaloniki / Greece.
He studied photography at the Fachhochschule Bielefeld in Germany. Since 1990, the year of great historic upheavals, he has worked for more than two decades
as a photojournalist for various magazines and newspapers, such as DER SPIEGEL, FOCUS, STERN, Financial Times Deutschland, Süddeutsche Zeitung in Berlin.
Since 2006 he has expanded his area of focus by photographing opera, classical ballet, modern dance and theater.
In 2016 Aris Papadopoulos launched the website perithessalonikis.com with which he photographically returns back to his birthplace.
He lives and works in Berlin and Thessaloniki.