Assistant Professor with scientific field: “Aesthetics with emphasis on Image Semiology”.
Personal website: http://ionio.academia.edu/DalilaHonorato
Dalila Honorato was born in Portugal where she graduated in Communication and Media Studies at the University of Lisbon in Portugal. She has been living in Greece since 1997 where she obtained her MA and Ph.D degrees by the Department of Communication and Mass Media at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens as a scholarship holder.
Since 2005, she has been teaching courses on Media Aesthetics and Semiotics at the Department of Audio and Visual Arts part of the Faculty of Music and Audiovisual Arts of the Ionian University in Corfu, Greece currently as an Assistant Professor. Until the present date, she has supervised, co-advised and participated in the examination committee of a large number of BA theses and undergraduate individual projects. As a staff member, she has developed administrative activities such as students' mentoring and internships' supervision and she is currently the Departmental Erasmus coordinator. She was a member of the organizing committee of the symposia "Art and Interculturality in the Mediterranean region" (2013) and "Metamorphoses of corporeality: Art-Body-Technology" (2014). She has been appointed president of the organizing committee of the 10th Audiovisual Arts Festival for the academic year 2015-16.
One of the founding members of the Interactive Arts Lab, her research focus is on embodiment in the intersection of performing arts and new media. She is also co-advising doctoral students developing their PhD Arts Practice. Her publications include: "The Symbolic Aesthetics of Shadow Play or the perseverance of puppet theater in the digital age" presented at the 18th International Congress of Aesthetics, ISBN: 9787516129401 (2013) and "Bullfight: embracing the animal, performing the god" presented at the 2nd International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, ISBN: 9781847184184 (2008). At the beginning of 2014 she was a Visiting Fellow at the Center of Philosophy of Sciences of the University of Lisbon and since 2013 she participates in a research program by COST Appearance matters: Tackling the Physical & Psychological Consequences of Dissatisfaction with Appearance (Action IS1210) running until 2017.
1. Journal publications
Dalila Honorato, Ethos & Pathos: virtue and strength of human expressions, Athens: Fagottobooks, ISBN:960-7075-97-8 (PhD Dissertation).
3. Conference proceedings
"Instead of a conclusion", 7th Symposium Audiovisual Arts: Metamorphoses of corporeality: Art-Body-Technology, within the 8th Audiovisual Arts Festival, Dalila Honorato (ed). Corfu: Department of Audio & Visual Arts - Ionian University, ISBN:978-960-7260-54-3.
"The Symbolic Aesthetics of Shadow Play or the perseverance of puppet theater in the digital age", 18th International Congress of Aesthetics: Diversities in Aesthetics, Ιnternational Association for Aesthetics, Peking University Press. Diversities in Aesthetics: Selected Papers of the 18th Congress of International Aesthetics, Y. Lang, G. Jianping & P. Feng (ed). Beijing: Peking University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9787516129401.
“Door and Other Passages: A Semiotics of Place” at the 1st Global Conference Space and Place, by Inter-Disciplinary.Net at Mansfield College – Oxford, UK, 2011. Working title Navigating Space and Place, Matthew Melia (ed.). Oxfordshire: Inter-Disciplinary Press (to be published).
- “Bullfight: embracing the animal, performing the god” at the 2nd International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, by the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, The University of Wales – Aberrystwyth, UK, published at Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 2007, Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe (ed.), Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.
- “The Mirror and Other Reflective Surfaces”, Association of Aesthetics and Visual Culture, SANART 17th International Congress of Aesthetics (2007) Proceedings: Aesthetics Bridging Cultures, http://www.sanart.org.tr/PDFler/49.pdf (alternatively https://www.academia.edu/218736/The_Mirror_and_Other_reflective_Surfaces)
- “Consequences of Overexposure to Billboards and Cultural Jamming”, Inter-Disciplinary.Net 1st Global Conference (2007) Proceedings: At the Interface > Education
Literacies > Session: New Screens and Frames http://www.interdisciplinary.net/ci/vl/vl1/honorato%20paper.pdf
- “Big, bad and ugly - the concept of 'the monster' in western culture” at the Turkish Congress of Aesthetics do Middle East Technical University - Ankara (Turkey). Aesthetics in Turkey: Turkish Congress of Aesthetics Proceedings, Jale N. Erzen and Pelin Yoncaci (ed.). Ankara: SANART, 2006.
"Controlling Entertainment, Controlling Citizens" at Citizenship(s): International Congress on Discourses and Practices, Fernando Pessoa University, Porto Portugal, ISBN: 978-972-8830-97-7.
“Fado, the voice of Portugal” at the Symposium Folklore and tradition Today at the 43rd International Folklore Festival of Lefkada by the Department of Music Studies, School of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (to be published).
4. Book Chapters
5. Other publications
Editor and "Introduction" to the symposium proceedings Metamorphoses of corporeality: Art-Body-Technology, within the 8th Audiovisual Arts Festival, Corfu: Department of Audio & Visual Arts - Ionian University, ISBN:978-960-7260-54-3.
Editor and "Introduction" to the symposium proceedings Art and Interculturality in the Mediterranean Region, within the 7th Audiovisual Arts Festival, Corfu: Department of Audio & Visual Arts - Ionian University, ISBN: 978-960-7260-51-2.
Editor at Elissavet Perakaki, How to Plan a Music Lesson, Athens: Fagottobooks, ISBN: 978-960-6685-13-2.
Editor of the Student Prospectus 2006, Corfu: Department of Audio & Visual Arts - Ionian University, ISBN: 960-7260-26-0.
“Introduction” at ed. Marios Mavroidis, Traditional Percussion Instruments, 2nd edition, Athens: Fagottobooks, ISBN:960-7075-46-3.
B. Creative Projects:
2. Individual Exhibitions
3. Thematic Exhibitions
4. Group Exhibitions
5. Other Creative Project