Eirini Vourloumis was born and raised in Athens, Greece and is of Greek and Indonesian background. Vourloumis is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York.
She began her career as a contributing photographer for the New York Times Metro section and is currently freelancing for various international publications from Greece, focusing on covering the ongoing economic crisis. She has also contributed as a writer for Lens, the New York Times photojournalism blog.
Her current personal work has shifted from pure reportage and combines a documentary and conceptual photographic approach, in which she explores social and political environments to reflect their dynamic within the context of the economic crisis in her home country.
Photo Booth of the New Yorker recognized Vourloumis as an Emerging Photographer in 2014. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time, Le Monde, Business Week, and The Guardian, among others.
British Journal of Photography 2015
Ones to Watch Issue - 25 Emerging Photographers
Tokyo International Photography Festival Competition 2014
Travelling exhibit of 8 winners- Tokyo, NY, Berlin
Duke Documentary Studies Competition
Emerging Talent 2014
Best imagery of 2014
Emerging Photographer series
Photobooth-New Yorker 2013
American Photography- American Illustration
Annual Photography Book 2012
American Photography - American Illustration
Annual Photography Book 2006