Zeta Kolokythopoulou

PhD researcher

Zeta is a researcher with an interest in theatre and performance. She is a PhD candidate at the School of Art and Creative Industries, London South Bank University. She holds a MA in Culture Industry from Goldsmiths University of London and a combined BA and MFA in Visual and Applied Arts from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. She has worked as a curator and programme coordinator at metamatic:taf in Athens and has facilitated art workshops in London and Greece. She is the Social Media Editor for the International Journal of Performance Art and Digital Media published by Routledge.


Zeta’s research interests encompass the fields of performance studies, media and archival studies and digital and museum culture. She investigates how digital technologies impact upon practices and theories of documenting and archiving live performance emphasising on the ethical and political implications they might have for practitioners and participants. In addition, Zeta is concerned with questions of curating contemporary immersive and mixed reality performance exhibitions. Furthermore, she is interested in the ways network cultures shape the experience of the everyday through the production of archives, and how their structures and products can become instruments for new ways of remembering and collective action.