Michalis Boliakis was born in 1956 in Alexandroupolis, where he lives and works as a photographer. He is photographing since 1975. From 1985 to 1997 teaches analog photography and darkroom techniques to adult new photographers.
In 1993 opens the “ΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΜΜΑ“, a specialized camera store. He made 12 solo exhibitions in Alexandroupolis, Athens, Chicago, Mytilene, Thessaloniki, Komotini and he has participated in numerous group exhibitions. Also, some of his photos had been published in various photography magazines. For a number of years, he worked on various newspapers.
He is the creator of five albums, “της Αλεξανδρούπολεως” 1997 Kastaniotis publications, “ΣΤΗΝ ΚΟΥΒΑ” 2001 Kastaniotis publications, “COLORE CUBANO” 2010 Creative Photography Center of Thrace publications, “Στην Πόλη” 2014 Creative Photography Center of Thrace publications and “Peru” 2018 Topos publications. At the same time, he had participated in various group publications.
He is a founding member of the Creative Photography Center of Thrace.