This field is dedicated in tracking down photography projects, which revolve around a philosopher or have been inspired by his life, an aspect of her work or a specific concept.
This on-line platform was created in order to build a community of artists who are interested in philosophy as a way of critical thinking, as a practice of discerning ideas and as a springboard for exploring creativity.
Respectively, it is targeted to philosophers and researchers, who are interested in collaborating with artists, learning from their practice, exchanging ideas and making projects together.
The Lab is designed to operate on different levels.
Here are some of the different ways:
Behind the scenes
The founder and director of the lab is Dr. Alexandra Athanasiadou. Alexandra is a researcher in image theory and art professional with an interdisciplinary approach to photography. She has had more than ten years’ experience in the photography world and has a ceaseless curiosity in experimentation.
Alexandra holds a Phd in Aesthetics from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, an MA in History of Art from the Courtauld Art Institute, London, a BA in Philosophy/Modern Languages from Oxford University (St.Hilda’s College) and a BA from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens.