Creating with Transdisciplinary Practices,
Narrating through Material Structures,
Transdisciplinary Arts, Installation Art, Performance Art, Sculpture and Digital Media, Transmedia Philosophy and Semiotics, Art and Music Theory, Narration-Storytelling and Poetry, History of Art and Music, Contemporary Music (instrumental, electroacoustic, interactive), Multimedia and Material Composition, Music Composition for Film & Media, Music Notation, Byzantine Musicology, Transdisciplinarity in the Theology of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Ioannis Panagiotou is a Greek UK-based artist, composer and researcher. As an artist he explores transdisciplinarity by working with various media, materials and technologies. His artworks take the form of performance and object works. He is the creator of transdisciplinary performances, installations, video works, concert music (instrumental, electroacoustic, interactive) and music for media (theatre, dance, animation, film).
Works of him have been commissioned by the Dialogues Festival, PLUG Contemporary Music Festival, Greek National Opera, Audio Visual Arts Festival, The New What Now, RCS Music Lub, RCS Bridge Week, Glasgow's Sonic Nights, St Andrews University and the Days of Electroacoustic Music and has been exhibited and performed in MIRY Concertzaal, Reid Concert Hall, MUSA Collection Centre, Vilniaus rotušė, Corfu's Museum of Asian Art & Old Venetian Fortress and Athens University History Museum among others. He has also collaborated with contemporary ensembles such as Plus-Minus Ensemble, Red Note, Edinburgh Quartet, Decoda, Edinburgh Film Music Orchestra, Edinburgh Contemporary Ensemble, St Andrews New Music Ensemble and Portativ Ensemble.
Ioannis is a PhD candidate in Transdisciplinary Arts at the University of Edinburgh and he is a tutor in Sculpture at the Edinburgh College of Art and Composiiton for Screen at the Reid School of Music. He is also a member of HELMCA (National Federation member of the CIME) and has worked as a researcher in Hybrid Arts at Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium, as tutor in Composition and The Performing Arts at the Ionian University and has been a visiting tutor at the University of the Aegean.
He has received funding from the RCS Bridge Week, Equality and Diversity Fund, University of Edinburgh's Postgraduate Research Experience fund and DRF fund.
Ioannis has received a Master of Arts in Composition from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and an Integrated Masters Degree from the Ionian University, where he studied Arts and Composition for Film, Theatre and the Performing Arts. He has studied Composition with Martin Parker, Simon Steen-Andersen, Juliana Hodkinson, Gareth Williams, David Fennessy, Oliver Searle, Dimitra Trypani, Vassilis Kitsos and Dimitris Maragopoulos, Sonic Arts and Interactive Composition with Alistair McDonald, Film Music with Yati Durant, Art with Kevin Dagg, Bill Psarras and Nikos Kokkalis and Byzantine Musicology with Dimitrios Giannelos.
Finally, he has participated in seminars with Marcus Stockhausen, Niels Rønsholdt, John McLeod, André Bellmont, Stelarc, Roy Ascott, Adam Zaretsky, Brian Eno, Keneth Hesketh, Judith Weir, Thomas Simaku, Ed Bennet and Stephen Goss among others.