Alexandra Athanasiadou is a researcher in image theory and art professional with an interdisciplinary approach to photography. Her theoretical background includes communication and mass media, history of conceptual art, and philosophy.
She has currently founded a Philosophy Photography Lab, a platform which will bring together philosophers and photographers in order to explore the intertwining of philosophy of perception, aesthetics and photographic practice.
She has had more than ten years’ experience in the photography world by working at the Museum of Photography in Thessaloniki, Greece, in Candlestar, London, and most recently in Central Asia, by setting up and curating a photography award, upon commission from IOM CA. She has written articles and curatorial texts on photography, collaborated with galleries, institutions and festivals and has been a jury member in international awards.
She holds a Phd in Aesthetics, and is a graduate of Oxford University (St.Hilda’s College) and of Courtauld Art Institute, London.