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04.09.2013 NEWS

Angela Melitopoulos new professor at the Danish Academy

1st of october Angela Melitopoulos is appointed new professor at the School of Media Arts at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. She takes over the professorship after Ann Lislegaard who resigned the post, which she has occupied for over nine years.

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Born in Munich (1961), artist Angela Melitopoulos studied fine arts with Nam June Paik at the Academy of Arts in Düsseldorf. She has been working with electronic media since 1986 and has created experimental single-channel tapes, video installations, video-essays and documentaries, her work of art often based on research and collaboration with other knowledge spheres like sociology, politics and theory.

Her video works are presented at international art exhibitions, film festivals and symposia (e.g. at the Taipei Biennial 2012 participating with the audiovisual work Assemblages (2010 -), created in collaboration with sociologist and philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato). Her videos have received numerous awards.

She organizes seminars and exhibitions, publishes essays and works as a guest professor at colleges and universities, currently visiting professor at the Academy in Milan, previously at Goldsmiths in London, UDK in Berlin and at the academies in Hamburg and Vienna.

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