A 2001 graduate of FOCUS School of Photography and Visual Arts in Athens, Despina Spyrou has collaborated with institutions such as the Onassis Cultural Centre, the New Museum of Acropolis and the Hellenic Festival, with K2 Design Office, with Haos Film, with Media dell' Arte Creative Team and with SOUL and EPSILON magazines, among others.
Her photographs have been included in most publications by Media dell' Arte Creative Team on life on small islands of the Aegean.
She has worked as a set photographer for Athina Rachel Tsangari's films Attenberg (2010) and The Capsule (2012).
In 2013 she worked as a set photographer for Richard Linklater's film "Before Midnight", starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.
In 2014 she worked as a set photographer for Yorgos Lanthimos's film ''The Lobster'', starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz.
Despina Spyrou lives and works in Athens as a freelance photographer.