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Polina Zioga

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Lecturer
  • Staffordshire University
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Research interests

Live Brain-Computer Cinema PerformanceLive CinemaExpanded CinemaPerformance ArtAnimationVideo-ArtNew Media ArtElectroencephalography (EEG)Brain-Computer Interface (BCI)Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

About

I am a hybrid artist, researcher and lecturer. Throughout my career, I have worked in the creative industries, as freelance creative professional and in academia, teaching in both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the areas of Film, Visual Arts, Animation and Graphic Design. Additionally, I am an affiliate member of national and international organisations for the creative industries and the new media arts. My interdisciplinary background and studies has influenced my creative practice and peer-reviewed research, which for more than ten years has centred in the field of arts and the brain, combining creativity, technology and science. I hold a Ph.D from the Glasgow School of Art/University of Glasgow, selected as one of the top-ranked thesis abstracts for 2017 by Leonardo (MIT Press). My expertise lies in Interactive Media and Film with the use of innovative technologies, such as Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) and Eye-Gaze Tracking systems (EGTS). I have received grants and awards from prestigious sources, like the NEON Organization, Glasgow School of Art Global Excellence Initiative Fund, Connecting Cities Urban Media Lab as part of the European project ‘Connecting Cities: Participatory City 2014’, MyndPlay, the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Athens, The Hellenic-Dutch Association of Commerce and Industry (He.D.A.), the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic and others. In this frame, I have collaborated with esteemed organisations including the Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Northern Video Art Network (Finland, Norway, Greece, Hong Kong), iMAL (Brussels) and Fournos Center for Digital Culture (Athens). My creative work and research has been presented and published since 2004 in Europe, Asia, North and South America including: solo and group art exhibitions, video-art and film festivals, performances, international peer-reviewed conferences and invited talks and guest lectures.

Co-authors (4)

Publications (5)

  • Enheduanna – A Manifesto of Falling: first demonstration of a live brain-computer cinema performance with multi-brain BCI interaction for one performer and two audience members

    • Zioga P
    • Chapman P
    • Ma M
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  • A Hypothesis of Brain-to-Brain Coupling in Interactive New Media Art and Games Using Brain-Computer Interfaces

    • Zioga P
    • Chapman P
    • Ma M
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  • A Wireless Future: performance art, interaction and the brain-computer interfaces

    • Zioga P
    • Chapman P
    • Ma M
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  • The Interconnected Object: Are You at Home in a Network?

    • Ntampiza K
    • Zioga P
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  • Polina Zioga - The Shelter

    • Fragoulopoulou Z
    • Zioga P
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Professional experience

Lecturer

Staffordshire University

September 2017 - Present

Lecturer

University of Huddersfield School of Art Design and Architecture

September 2016 - September 2017(a year)

Education history

Doctor of Philosophy

Glasgow School of Art

January 2014 - May 2017(3 years)