Lectures & Teaching Experience
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Lectures & Teaching Experience
Driven by her interdisciplinary background and experience in academic as well as industry settings, Polina Zioga’s approach to teaching aims to bridge theory and practice through research. She is currently contributing in the Department of Art and Communication of the School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Huddersfield. She is leading the ‘Theory as Practice’ intermediate module in the Graphic Design and Animation BA (Hons) Programme, while also teaching in the ‘Studio’ intermediate module and supervising final year dissertation students. She helps students to identify their areas of interest, discover their seeds of originality and gradually become independent creative practitioners and thinkers. Her students have won awards in international competitions including the Wildlife Vaasa International Nature Film Festival (Finland), the European Meeting of Youth Audiovisual Creation (Greece) and others.
2016-today Lecturer. University of Huddersfield, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Art and Communication. Core Module Leader for "Theory as Practice" Year 2 in BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Animation, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, and BA (Hons) Animation.
2016 “Art, Science and The Brain: A Personal Perspective”. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Exchange Talks Programme, Fyfe Lecture Theatre, 7 November 2016.
2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant. Glasgow School of Art, Digital Design Studio. Elective course "The Film-making Process", open to all Post-Graduate Taught students.
2016 “Is It Art or Is It Science? A Journey Inside the Brain”. Glasgow School of Art, BA (Hons) Interaction Design, Barnes Building Lecture Theatre, 23 February 2016.
2015 “Real-Time Passive Multi-Brain Interaction in 'Enheduanna – A Manifesto of Falling' Live Brain-Computer Cinema Performance”. University of Glasgow, School of Psychology, Perception Action Cognition Lab, 13 November 2015.
2015 “A Hypothesis of Brain-to-Brain Coupling in Interactive New Media Art and Games Using Brain-Computer Interfaces”. Joint Conference on Serious Games 2015, University of Huddersfield, UK.
2014 “A Wireless Future: performance art, interaction and the brain-computer interfaces". INTER-FACE: International Conference on Live Interfaces 2014, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
2014 “The use of brain-computer interfaces and application development in real-time audio-visual performances". Glasgow School of Art, Digital Design Studio, 10 April 2014.
2011-2012 Visual Arts & Animation Teacher, Hellenic Republic, Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning & Religious Affairs. Governmental project "Support of Schools with a Unified Revised Curriculum". Athens, Greece.
2010-2011 Visual Arts & Animation Teacher, Hellenic Republic, Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning & Religious Affairs. "Education and Lifelong Learning" operational programme, co-funded by Greece and the European Union. Athens, Greece.
2010 “Five visuals artists discuss about the use of new media in art: Eleni Dimitropoulou, Dimitra Ermeidou, Athina Robie, Eftichia Tzanetoulakou, Polina Zioga”. “Art-Act” art space, Athens, Greece.
2009 "Polina Zioga in open discussion with G. Kazazis, professor of the Athens School of Fine Arts". “Art-Act” art space, Athens, Greece.