Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos is an academic, musician and artist, conducting transdisciplinary research and creating work at the intersection of art, science and technology.
The nature of Kontogeorgakopoulos’ creative practice and techno-scientific exploration is a reflection of his background which is equally rooted in science, engineering and music.
After completing his PhD in 2008 in France, he joined Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD) at Cardiff Metropolitan University where he is currently Senior Lecturer. Through this environment, he has been exposed to the language, ideas and materials of visual arts, craft, design and architecture, which he now assimilates in his work and thinking.
Alexandros over the last decade has written academic publications, organised workshops, taught various modules related to computer music and sound art, and supervised theoretical and creative projects within the broader area of art and design. His artistic work, which includes audiovisual performances, installations and compositions, has been presented in Europe and in the US, and the materials of his practice include sound, images, shadows, words, interaction, motion, digitally fabricated structures and 3D forms, composed algorithmically and physically. As an artist/researcher he often develops his own software and hardware and explores novel technical, conceptual and artistic approaches. He is currently partner coordinator of the EU funded European Art Science Technology Network - Digital Creativity project and his research in the field of sound and music computing focuses principally on haptic musical interaction and on sound synthesis/processing by physical modelling.