EDUCATION


Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. P.H.D., Cyberpunk and New Media Art, 2014.
Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. D.E.A.(Diploma of Advanced Studies), Image, Technology and Design, 2008.
University of Ioannina, Greece. B.A., Fine Arts and Art Sciences, 2005.


ACADEMIC TEACHING


Assistant Professor at the Center for Digital Arts & Experimental Media (DXARTS) University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, 2016-currently.
Guest Lecturer at Reed College, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2018.
Guest Lecturer at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). School of Architecture. Industrial Design MA Program, Mexico, 2017.
Guest Lecturer at Mozarteum University, Salzburg, Austria, 2015.
Guest Lecturer at the School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece, Digital Arts M.A. Program, 2015.
Guest Lecturer at Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany. Future Vintage: Textile Resistance Program, 2015.
Guest Lecturer at the European Design Institute, IED Campus, Madrid, Spain, 2014.


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES


2019
Signal to Noise Piksel Studio 207, Bergen, Norway. Curated by Tincuta Heinzel.
eTextile Spring Break at The Wassaic Project in New York, US.

2018
Attempts, Failures, Trials & Errors Salon de Proiecte, Bucharest & Kibla Multimedia Centre, Maribor, Slovenia. Curated by Tincuta Heinzel.
eTextile Spring Break at The Wassaic Project in New York, US.

2017
Rhizome in Washington D.C. organized by Zeromoon.
Oiko-nomic Threads at Tetramatyka festival, Lviv National Academy of Arts, Ukraine.
Meany Studio Theater UW with Bonnie Whiting, Jen Torrence and Cameron Fraser Seattle, WA.
ISWC Design Exhibition The 21st International Symposium on Wearable Computers Maui, Hawaii, USA.
Alchemists of Art and Science, at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria.
Tribe Against Machine, Red Room TAF Taipei, Taiwan.
Gallery 1412 with Bonnie Whiting and Cameron Fraser Seattle, WA.

2016
Hybrids: On the borderline between Art and Technology, at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens, Greece. Organized jointly by the Onassis Cultural Center and Ars Electronica and curated by Manuela Naveau.
Human Factor - Endless Prototyping, organised by Ars Electronica at DRIVE - Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin, Germany.
Reverberadas Etopia - Center for Art and Technology in Zaragoza, Spain. Curated by Fermín Serrano and organised as part of the European Digital Art and Science Network.

2015
AST 2015-Art Science Technology Grenoble, France.
Videobrasil 2015 Southern Panoramas 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paolo, Brasil.
WRO 2015 Test Exposure 16th Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland.
Steim (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music) Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Adhocracy Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece.

2014
Ars Electronica C...What it takes to Change MusicMonday Program & Stadtwerkstatt Program The Soft, The Hard and The Wet Linz, Austria.
Galerija Močvara Zagreb, Croatia.
Phormix pres. NAUSEA 01 SpaceUnder, Athens, Greece.
Rematerialising Culture Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens, Greece.
ISWC Design Exhibition The 18th International Symposium on Wearable Computers, Seattle, US.
Future Innovators Summit Ars Electronica 2014 C... What it takes to Change, Linz, Austria.
No Country For Young Men Bozar Museum of Contemporary Art, Brusselles, Belgium.
Athens Video Art Festival Technopolis, Athens, Greece.
FAB10 Tangibility Exhibition Barcelona, Spain.
Past Future - Future Part Transmediale 2014 Afterglow, Berlin, Germany.

2013
Sonic Art-Interdisciplinary Approaches Ioannina,Greece.
A. Psarra & Al Margolis/If, Bwanna Frown Athens, Greece.
AV Format Presents Salon Bruit Berlin, Germany.
CTM.13 The Golden Age The Gloves Hacklab performances Berlin, Germany.
Piksel 13 RIOT Bergen, Norway.
A-Fresh, A New Generation of Greek Artists Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
MakerFaire Rome Palazzo Congressi, Rome, Italy.
Electropixel Festival Apo33, Nantes, France.
If sports is the brother of labor, then art is the cousin of unemployment Pindaros Hotel, Athens, Greece.
Zootrope CAMP, Athens, Greece.
Unseen Cinema School of Fine Arts, UCM, Madrid, Spain.
Parabole Goëthe Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2012
Piksel [X] Kernel Panic Bergen, Norway.
Amber’12 Paratactic Commons Istanbul, Turkey.
Zootrope CAMP, Athens, Greece.
Downtime (Post-domestic Fiction) Kokona Buriti, Syros, Greece & Frown Athens, Greece.
Athens Plaython Festival Technopolis, Athens, Greece.

2011
ReMap 3 Frown, Athens, Greece.
After... (Fill in the artist’s name) Espacio Menosuno, Madrid, Spain.
I love your work “Identities” Espacio 8, Madrid, Spain.

2010
Small Is Smart Artower Gallery, Athens, Greece.
Young Prize in Plastic Arts Complutense University Foundation, Museum of America, Madrid, Spain.
Que nos corten la cabeza! Sala de la Lonja, Matadero, Madrid, Spain.

2009
II Digital Art Exhibition Experimentarte UGT, Madrid, Spain.
Do It Yourself - No Idea Espacio Menosuno, Madrid, Spain.
Dourouti Monastery Foundation Art Prize Cultural Centre of Ioannina, Greece,

2007
Kodra Action Field Bienal of Salonica, Greece.
Athens Video Art Festival Technopolis, Athens, Greece.
Latina District Madrid-Young Art Prize Latina Cultural Centre, Madrid, Spain.

2006
Pop, Blasé & Kitsch Ios Gallery, Athens, Greece.

2005
Image, Light & Sound For The Human Evolution Cultural Centre of Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain.

2004
Abierto Por Obras Grupo Cruce Gallery, Madrid, Spain.


PUBLICATIONS


“Attempts, Failures, Trails and Errors. Notes on an exhibition of failed prototypes and rejected projects.” Proceedings of the 13th EAD Conference: Running with Scissors, 10-12 April 2019, University of Dundee, Great Britain.
“Cosmic Bitcasting: A wearable Cosmic Ray Detector” Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC), Maui, Hawai, September 12-14, pp. 227-231.
“Computer-aided weaving: from numerical data to algorithmic textiles” Proceedings of the 2015 Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA) Conference, London, GB, July 8-10, pp. 122-123.
“Oiko-nomic threads” Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC), Seattle, USA, September 13-17, ACM New York, USA, pp 59-64.
“(In)visible Light Communication: Combining Illumination and Communication” Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Conference, Vancouver, Canada, August 10-14, ACM New York, USA, Article No. 13.
“Haptic City, A Workshop Based Project” Proceedings of the 2013 Hybrid City, Subtle Revolutions Conference, May 22-25, Athens, Greece, University Research Institute of Applied Communication, pp. 466.
“Cultural Politics in an era of financial crisis: The case of Athens” Published in “Die Kunst der Kulturpolitik”, IG Kultur Steiermark, Graz, Austria 2013, pp. 78-82.


WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCES, ARTIST TALKS AND OTHER EVENTS


2019
Co-organized the Design Trouble symposium, Gould Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, US.
Organized the DXARTS performance event Iterations, The Chapel at the Good Shepherd Center in Wallingford, Seattle, US.
Organized the collective exhibition Machines of Survival, DXARTS Fablab, University of Washington, Seattle, US.

2018
On Artificial Intelligence, Creativity, and Trust an interactive discussion organized by Microsoft at the Seattle Central Library, as part of the Seattle Design Festival, US.
Wearable EMF and RF sensing workshop at Drygoods Design as part of the Seattle Design Festival, US.
Wearable Fractal Antennae workshop at RAMPA Lab in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Organized the collective exhibition Machines of Becoming, The Grocery, Seattle, US.

E-textiles Spring Break at The Wassaic Project in New York, US.
Artist talk at Reed College in Portland, US.
Art+Sci Salon at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA, US.
ICAS (International Symposium of Artists Scholars) conference at California Institute for Integral Studies in San Francisco, US.

2017
Fractal Antennas workshop at Rhizome D.C., US.
Demain Conferences at Maintenant festival in Rennes, France.
EMF Sensing & Fractal Antennas workshop with Martin DeBie and Claire Williams at #tribeagainstmachine summercamp, Miaoli, Taiwan.
EMF Sensing & Fractal Antennas workshop at Eyeo festival, Minneapolis, MI.
Antennae Bodies and EMF fields workshop at Medialab MX, in Mexico City.
Cyborgrrrls Technofeminist Meeting at Casa Gomorra, in Mexico City.
E-textiles and Digital Craftsmanship - artist talk at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City.
Consilience: Integrating Diverse Approaches to Communicating the Complexities of Science at the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in Seattle, US.
ICAS (International Community of Artists-Scholars) conference, San Fransisco, US.

2016
Sensing EMFs through textiles workshop at the eTextiles Summer Camp with Martin De Bie at Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain & Résidence d’Artistes in France.
Paper Synthesizer workshop at Panorila II in Athens, Greece.
Electronic Handicrafts an e-textiles workshop for ages 65+ that aims to create a collective sonic embroidery with an embedded narrative, with Maria Varela at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Greece.

2015
Kinetic Origamis workshop for teenagers with Maria Varela at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Greece.
Hand-crafted Futures at Subnet Talk and workshop at the Salzburg University of the Arts, Austria.
Interactive Pop-Up Book workshop for kids with Maria Varela at the Onassis Cultural Centre in the context of The Digital Revolution exhibition in Athens, Greece.
Embroidered Bits workshop at Steim (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Wearable Hacking workshop at Exploradores.15 Summer School for Art & Technology in Galicia, Spain.
Design Fiction Prototypes workshop for teenagers with Maria Varela at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Greece.
Urban Design Fiction Hackathon events with Maria Varela at the Onassis Cultural Centre (curating and co-ordination) - in the context of the Adhocracy exhibition in Athens, Greece. Documentation of the results available here.
Electromagnetic Field-Sensing workshop at the Bauhaus University - Future Vintage 2015:The Textile Resistance Program in Weimar, Germany

2014
Embroidery and Coding workshop at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) - Redefining crafts in the 21st Century Program in Madrid, Spain.
Embroidered Bits workshop at the Maintenant Festival in Rennes, France
Hand-crafted Futures workshop at Ars Electronica 2014 - Future Innovators’ Summit Program in Linz, Austria.
Noisy Textiles workshop at the Radiona Makerspace in Zagreb, Croatia.

2013
Wearable Technology workshop at Frown in Athens, Greece.
Soft-circuit Noise workshop at Electropixel #3 Festival in Nantes, France.
<3-bit Shirt workshop with Constanza Piña at Piksel 13 in Bergen, Norway.
Body, Sound, Interface workshop with Alex Drymonitis at MedeaLab in Athens, Greece.
E-textiles workshops at Dudua in Barcelona, Spain.
Haptic City workshop with Artemis Papageorgiou at the artists’ studio in Athens, Greece.

2012
Textile Synthesizer workshop for teenagers at Piksel[X] in Bergen, Norway.
LilyPad Arduino workshop at Frown in Athens, Greece.


ARTISTIC RESIDENCIES


2019
eTextile Spring Break Camp at The Wassaic Project, Amenia, NY, USA.

2018
eTextile Spring Break Camp at The Wassaic Project, Amenia, NY, USA.

2016
Reverberadas Residency at Etopia-Center for Art and Technology, Zaragoza, Spain.
In collaboration with experimental phycisist Cécile Lapoire to develop Cosmic Bitcasting (a wearable cosmic radiation detector). Curated by Fermín Serrano and organised as part of the European Digital Art and Science Network.

2015
Maker In Residence at WeMake Milan, Italy.
In collaboration with architect Dafni Papadopoulou to develop The Culture Series (wearable prototypes that combine e-textiles, parametric design and digital fabrication practices).

2014
The Soft, The Hard & The Wet Stattwerkstatt, Linz, Austria.
A series of residencies curated by Shulea Cheang to develop Divergence (a wearable electromagnetic field detector).

Fablab Barcelona Residency IAAC, Barcelona, Spain.
ESTN (European Science and Technology Network) Program to develop Soft-Articulations (wearable prototype for sound performance that combines e-textiles and digital fabrication practices).


FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS


2019 Bergstrom Award for Art and Science for the project Listening Space.
2013 CTM Festival The Gloves Hacklab Fellowship for the project Idoru().
2013 MakerFaire Rome Maker of Merit Award for the project Lilytronica.


ORGANIZATIONS


ICAS (International Community of Artist Scholars), Joined 2017.
DXARTS Softlab Research Group, Founded 2017.
E-textiles Summer Camp Community, Joined 2013.
Greek Artists’ Guild, Joined 2012.