Sozita Goudouna

about the author

Sozita Goudouna is the Andrew Mellon Curatorial Fellow at Performa New York, an arts organisation committed to the research, development, and presentation of performance by visual artists. Her book on respiration and art, Mediated Breath, is forthcoming in 2015. She is elected as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors at International Association of Art Critics AICA Hellas and as a member of the Board of Directors at the International Theatre Institute Hellenic Centre. She is the artistic director of the European funded art programme “Kappatos Athens Art Residency” under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. Artists in residence include Lynda Benglis, Santiago Sierra, Martin Creed, Roy Ascott, Marie Voignier, and others. She is an Onassis scholar, holds a PhD from the University of London on the interfaces between the visual and performing arts, and has also studied philosophy, theatre, and directing in London (BA, MA Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and Kings College London).

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Performa New York, US


Eco-Specificity: Performing the Heterogeneous Centre of the Ecological Imperative
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: A Thousand Plateaus, assemblage, refrain