Dr Stavros Didakis
Profiles

Dr Stavros Didakis

Associate Professor in Digital Media Design

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Associate Professor, in Interactive Art & Computational Media
Programme Leader in BA/BSc Digital Media Design, BA/BSc Internet Design, BA Game Arts & Design

Qualifications

PhD Media Art & Technology, University of Plymouth (Plymouth, UK)

MA Interface Cultures, Kunst Universitat (Linz, Austria)
MA Sonic Arts, Queen's University (Belfast, UK)
BSc Music Technology and Audio Systems, London Metropolitan University (London, UK)
HND Media & Audio (Athens, Greece)

Teaching interests

Creative Coding, Computational Media, Internet of Things, Interactive Art & Design

Research interests

Stavros Didakis is an international artist, researcher, and academic, creating interactions, systems and installations, challenging preconceptions and speculations on possible technological futures with practices that merge the disciplines of computational media, Internet of Things, interface design, as well as sonic, visual, and interactive art. His current research focuses on the development on architectural augmentations and inhabitant personalization, exploring sensorial interfaces and technological frameworks as extensions of human environments. At present Stavros is an Associate Professor (programme leader in BA/BSc Digital Art and Technology, BA/BSc Internet Design, BA Game Arts and Design) in Plymouth University (UK). Stavros has won grants and awards in creative technologies, he has exhibited his interactive works in international exhibitions and biennale, and he has also made numerous publications in conferences, journals, and books.

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Didakis S & Phillips M 2013 'Objects of affect: The domestication of ubiquity' Technoetic Arts 11, (3) 307-317 , DOI
Didakis S 2012 'The myth of symbiosis, psychotropy and transparency within the built environment' Technoetic Arts 9, (2) 307-313 , DOI
Didakis S 2007 'The cube: An audiovisual interactive installation' Proceedings of the 4th Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMC 2007 64-67
Conference Papers
Didakis S & Ribeiro C 0 'Be Sicklecell Be a Hero (xenofantasies in transparent scenarios)' International Symposium on Electronic Art Durban, South Africa 23/06/2018 30/06/2018
Didakis S & Beloff L 0 'Beyond Digital - Towards Biological (BDTB)' International Symposium on Electronic Art Durban, South Africa 23/06/2018 30/06/2018
Didakis S 0 'Micro, Meso, and Macro Data Collection and Analysis, as a Method for Speculative and Artistic Exploration' EVA-18, Politics of the Machines – Art and After Copenhagen, Denmark 15/05/2018 17/05/2018
Posters
Didakis S Didakis S 0 'In Search for DomoNovus: Speculations on the New Home' 0 0