Ioanna is a postdoctoral researcher and digital producer.
She is currently an associate researcher in the post-doctorate research project, “Centre of New Media & Feminist Public Practices” based in the School of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece. Her PhD was a collaborative research between Tate and London South Bank University, exploring the contemporary art museum’s understandings of digital and network culture. She has previously worked as a digital producer and content curator at The Photographers’ Gallery in London (2016-2019), as well as a visiting lecturer in cultural studies, new media and photography at London South Bank University (2014-2018). She has also worked as a research assistant in the ‘Cultural Value and the Digital: Practice, Policy and Theory’ research project (a collaboration between Royal College of Art, Tate and London South Bank University) as well as in the ‘Digital publication as a site for learning, teaching, and disseminating cross-discipline collaborative practices’ research at London South Bank University.
She holds a BA (Hons) in Media and Culture from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and an MA (Hons) in Digital Culture and Technology from the department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London.
Ioanna’s research interests lie in the fields contemporary visual culture, new media and museums. She critically engages with the ways that contemporary culture corresponds to the changes and dynamics of digital technology while she is further concerned with the politics of communication as performed in the network by institutions and individuals alike. In addition, she is interested in the ways that Greek culture and heritage are represented and manifested online in relation to narratives of social and political nature.