Maria Chatzichristodoulou [aka Maria X]
Participant category:Speaker at the conference
Maria Chatzichristodoulou [aka Maria X] is a cultural practitioner (curator, performer, producer, writer), Director of Postgraduate Studies and Lecturer in Theatre and Performance at the School of Arts and New Media, University of Hull. Maria holds a PhD in Art and Computational Technologies from Goldsmiths University of London. She has taught at the University of London Colleges Goldsmiths, Birkbeck and Queen Mary, and Richmond the American International University, and worked as a Community Officer at The Albany in South London. She was co-founder of the international media arts festival Medi@terra and co-director of Fournos Centre for Digital Culture (1996-2002, Athens, Greece). She has performed with Diplous Eros Ensemble and director Syllas Tzoumerkas (also in Athens, Greece). Maria is co-editor of the volume Interfaces of Performance (Ashgate, 2009) and the forthcoming volume Intimacy Across Visceral and Digital Performance (Palgrave MacMillan), which follows the Intimacy festival and Symposium that Maria initiated and co-directed in London (2007). She also co-editor of the forthcoming volume From Black Box to Second Life: Theatre and Performance in Virtual Worlds, which follows a day of round table discussions Maria initiated at the University of Hull (Scarborough, 2011). Maria has lectured and published widely, including invited lectures at Goldsmiths, Central School of Speech and Drama and Queen Mary (University of London), as well as MIT Media Lab, Yale University and Georgia Institute of Technology (USA).
Director of Postgraduate Studies, Lecturer in Theatre & Performance
School of Arts and New Media, University of Hull
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