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Eleni Kolliopoulou

post doctoral researcherat Ionian University
Focus area: Performance Art, Theater Studies

Eleni Kolliopoulou (1980, Athens) is a mixed-media visual/ performance artist and researcher particularly interested in the intersection between performance and philosophy.
She studied at the University Kapodistriaka of Athens in the Department of Methodology, History and Theory of Science (1998 -2003, BA). She moved to Italy in September 2007 to attend the ‘Philip Radice School of Physical Theater’. Between 2008 and 2013 she accomplished her BA and MA degree by the Academy of Fine Arts of Turin; She was in Germany (Hochscuele Burg Gibiechestein Halle an der Saale) as an Erasmus student for the academic year 2011/2012. Eleni was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy for her practice-based PhD research at Ulster University (Northern Ireland, UK) in March 2020. Her research concerned the use of Butoh body notion in immersive Performative Installations. She was an adjunct lecturer at Performing and Digital arts University of Peloponnese during ac. Year 2021/2022 (GR). Eleni is currently pursuing an H.F.R.I. funded post-doctoral research project hosted by Ionian University, Department of Audio-visual arts, 2022-2024 (GR).