Sotiria-Ismini Gounari

about the author

Sotiria-Ismini Gounari was born in 1984. She studied architecture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and wrote her research thesis on Deleuze-inspired architect Greg Lynn. While working as an architectural assistant she completed a master’s degree on political science and sociology at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her thesis was on the political meanings of Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of nomadism. She worked as an interior designer and wrote an article on the affective consequences of “crisis” in her country of origin, Greece. She is currently theoretically interested in the intersection of affect, arts, and politics.

info & contact


National Kapodistrian University of Athens, GR


sotiria.gounari [AT]


Political Affect and Becoming-Child: The Case of Marlene Dumas
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: aesthetics, becoming-child, colour, Marlene Dumas, politics