Visual, Interdisciplinary Artist
Dr Emmanouela Vogiatzaki Krukowski is an interdisciplinary artist (director, set, costume, video and installation designer), researcher and academic teacher in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Peloponnese and at Hellenic Open University. She has worked as a theatre director, set/costume and video designer, filmmaker and robotic camera and lights operator in BBC News Resources (Whitechapel, London). Her work portfolio includes more than 70 productions, comprising theatre performances, performance art projects, video art, video performance art, short films, adverts, and a feature film. She has participated, as a researcher and art consultant, in a number of research projects funded by European Framework programs, including FP7, Horizon’2020, COST Actions, Creative Europe, etc. She is an active member of OISTAT, PESYTH and a founding member of the Irish SME company Research for Science Art & Technology (RFSAT) Limited. She has published a monograph entitled “Performance Art and Cyborgism. Direction, Scenography, Installation and Spectatorship of Technologized Bodies.”, two theatre plays “Bitter Chocolate” and “A House by the Sea” (in English and in Greek), a number of articles and book chapters mostly related to art, technology and science and she is the co-editor of the book “Modern Stroke Rehabilitation through e-Health-based Entertainment” (more than 15000 sales). Her research interests include: Theatre, Video Art, Performance Art, Advanced Technologies in Performing Arts, Cyborg Theatre, Virtual Environments and 3D Sets, Tele-Presence and Smart Collaborative Environments, Mixed (MX), Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Systems, Immersive and Multi-modal Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI), Serious Gaming in the Context of e-Health (rehabilitation), Media Broadcasting and Future TV/Cinema targeting Great Unbundling and improved Interactivity as well as resolutions towards 8k and beyond.