A portrait photo of Christian Kazakou


Christiana is a trans-disciplinary researcher at i-DAT. Her research explores ‘Transdisciplinary Curating: Mediating art and science discourse in hybrid narrative environments’. Her PhD research is currently funded by the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training, Arts & Humanities Research Council (UK).

Christiana is also a trans-disciplinary curator & interdisciplinary artist with a great passion for innovation. Driven by novel ideas and concepts; she found herself working for numerous innovative companies, networks, festivals, cultural organisations, NGO’s and social enterprises such as BOZAR Lab, Gluon, Ars Electronica Festival, Athens Science Festival, Athens Digital Arts Festival, Green Project, Vinyl Factory, the Longplayer Trust, Business of Culture Ltd (consultancy), MARCEL Network, the Future Cinema & LEONARDO I ISAT.

Her artistic practice explores the interconnectedness and open-ended dialogue between art and science by combining scientific concepts, laws and theories from different disciplines with arts practice. Her work has been exhibited in a number of contexts and venues including the Performance Space, GV Art, Arcola Theatre, The New York Hall of Science (New York), Old Fire Station Gallery (Oxford), British Library, V&A Digital Futures and Haber Space at Central Booking (New York) amongst others. In 2013 she directed ‘Displacing Identity’; an interdisciplinary performance exploring the connection of architecture, psychoanalysis and dance in collaboration with Trinity Laban. In 2014 she received a commission by the Be Open Foundation; as an artist in residence at the ‘Nomad Lab’; a collaborative ‘Sounding Space’ project that was presented in the context of the BE OPEN Sound Portal, designed by Arup. With her former sound art collective ‘Random Order’; they have also conceived projects for the Architecture Triennale in Lisbon and ‘The Death Star Trilogy’, Star Wars production, Secret Cinema in London.

Following her studies on Art & Science (MA) at Central Saint Martins; she attended several professional development courses on ‘Digital Curation’ at the UCL & ‘Innovative Curating, Curating New Media Art – Web based art & Curating Art & Science’ at the Node Center of Curatorial Studies in Berlin. Her multi-disciplinary academic record also includes Mathematical Sciences (FD), Financial Economics (BSc), Arts Management (MA) and Creative Writing & Practical Journalism (Dip) at Goldsmiths, University of London.