Spatial Design and Artefact Research Unit

Main Thematic Areas:

Applied Arts & Architecture

Contact/Lead Person(s):

Dr. Yiannis Toumazis

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Description of the main research interests and activities of the team/lab:

The Spatial Design and Artefact Research Unit is a newly formed research team, the members of which selectively have an important and extensive research experience in the research below:

  • Politics and Poetics of Space: Exploring Cultural Heritage in a contemporary urban context and the cultural, sociopolitical and economic implications and consequences of such experiments.
  • Memory, Identity, Space, Place and Artefact: Communicating the space and the object and experimenting with scenographic and museographic approaches in redefining a sense of place.
  • Interactive Design: Interpretation of the urban space in a contemporary perspective through immersive and reactive experiences. Exploring the interaction of artistic interventions in public spaces and their impact on social and political constructions. The operation of space and its artefacts as a means of encounter and communication.

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