| Pavlos Kountouriotis
Pavlos Kountouriotis the Program Leader for the MA/MFA Choreographing Live Art and a Senior Lecturer in Live Art, Choreography and Performance Studies at the University of Lincoln and a regular visiting Lectuer at SOZO-VIM. He is a performance artist, choreographer and performance theoretician.He has worked with seminal choreographers and live artists such as Trisha Brown, Ron Athey, Marten Spangberg, Boris Charmatz, Meg Stuart, Kirsten Debrock and many others and he is an artist of the Sweet and Tender Collective.
His own performance work has been presented in several countries including UK, US, Greece, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Poland and elsewhere. In 2008 he got commissionned to choreograph a piece for Companhia Instavel and he presented his solo performance Lecture “Regarding the Pain of Others” in Live Art and Dance Festivals. In 2010 he became an artist-in-residence at Greenroom (Manchester).
Pavlos is a Ph.D. researcher at Roehampton University under the Sacred Heart Scholarship. He is also a research associate at “Performing Matters (Live Art Development Agency, Goldsmiths University, Roehampton University) Pavlos has received twice the prestigious scolarship of DanceWEB Europe, the Onassis Foundation Scholarship, the Asian Europe Foundation Scholarship, the State Scholarship Foundation of Greece, the Fullbright Scholarship a.o.
His research interests are focused on the psychoanalytic perspective of violence and pain as the mode for the construction of subjectivity and on the movement as a creator of feelings and emotions. He is a fervent fan of logical thinking and affection.
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