University of Thessaly
Spiros Papadopoulos is an architect, director of documentary films and media artist. He was born in Athens in 1966 and graduated from the School of Architecture (National Technical University of Athens, N.T.U.A.) in 1991. He holds a PhD from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (E.T.S.A.Μ., 1997).
He is Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, University of Thessaly. Since 1998, he has been teaching “Contemporary Communication Media and Spatial Representations” in the postgraduate program of N.T.U.A, and since 2005, at the postgraduate programme “Information and Communications Technologies in Education”, Faculty of Early Childhood Education (TEAPI), University of Athens. Also he has been an invited professor at several European universities (School of Architecture of Madrid, University of Alcala, University Camilo José Cela).
His research interests focus on hybrid landscapes, visual media and communication technologies. His work, which researches the interdisciplinary interaction among architecture, art and technology, has been presented at several exhibitions and documentary festivals.
He has been the scientific coordinator and director of the broadcasting program “Metalocus”, which dealt with the contemporary perception of art and architecture in Greece (Channel Seven, 2000). Since 1999, he is the co-editor of the international journal of art and architecture “Metalocus”, which has been awarded for the dissemination of architecture.