IMPORTANT NOTE:
The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. After evaluating the COVID-19 uncertainty, the decision has been made to transform the in-person component of IntelliSys 2020 into a virtual format. Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 2020 will now be held as an online/virtual event on 3 & 4 September 2020.

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Marinos Koutsomichalis

Marinos Koutsomichalis

Cyprus University of Technology

Domain of Research: Music Computing, Multimedia, Digital Arts, Generative Art>

Marinos Koutsomichalis is a media artist, scholar, and creative technologist. His is broadly interested in the materiality of self-generative systems, (post-)digital objecthood, sound, image, data, electronic circuitry, perception, selfhood, and the media/technologies we rely upon to mediate, probe, interact, or otherwise engage with the former. His research and artistic activities reciprocally inform one another by virtue of a mixed method that combines situated creative practice, bespoke software/hardware development, landscape exploration, ethnographic field-work, critical theory, live performance, production residencies, experimental making, and DIWO (Do It With Others) workshopping. In this way, they draw on, and concern, various subareas in arts, humanities, science, technology, philosophy, and design. He has a PhD in Electronic Music and New Media (De Montfort University, GB) and a MA in Composition with Digital Media (University of York, GB), has held research positions at the Department of Computer Science in the Norwegian University for Science and Technology (Trondheim, NO) and at the Interdepartmental Centre for Research on Multimedia and Audiovideo in the University of Turin (IT), and has taught at the University of Wolverhampton (Birmingham, UK), the Center of Contemporary Music Research (Athens, GR), and the Technical University of Crete (Rethymnon, GR). He is responsible for more than 25 academic publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings, for more than 15 music albums, and for a book. He is a Lecturer in Multimedia Design for Arts at the Cyprus University of Technology (Limassol, CY) where he co-directs the Media Arts and Design Research Lab.