PhD Student, Department of History, Ionian University.
2012 – today IONIAN UNIVERSITY – CORFU, DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
PhD Candidate: Finding the story in (art history) – Digital storytelling in museums and schools
1999 – 2000 LONDON CITY COLLEGE
Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations Practice
1994 – 1995 UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER
MA in Museum Studies – Special Option: Museum Communication
1989 – 1994 NATIONAL KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS
BA in History and Archaeology
March 2009 – Today NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, CORFU ANNEX
Responsible for running the annex
Responsible for the implementation of the education and audience development policy
Project manager for the gallery’s european projects in art and new media
Design of special events for different target groups
2002 –2009 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, ATHENS, GREECE
- Curator of Education
Responsible for running the Education Bureau
Design and implementation of educational programs for school groups, guided tours for adults and programs for people with disabilities.
Writing and production of special educational material for children and teachers
Design of special events for families
Content manager for the Museum’s website(www.emst.gr)
Project manager for the digitization, documentation and presentation of the EMST collections (in the framework of the European Program “Information Society”)
2003- POSTSCRIPTUM – communication informatics
Today - Freelance content manager for digital cultural productions
September 1996 – FOUNDATION OF THE HELLENIC WORLD (FHW)
March 2000 - Curator, Education Department.
· Development of the museum education department, management and staff training
· Exhibition planning and presentation of educational programs to school groups and adult visitors. These programs during the year 1999 – 2000 attracted more than 80.000 children 9 – 18 year old and 30.000 adults.
· Production of special printed material for teachers
· Management of the volunteers for the presentation of the educational programs
· Writing of scenarios for educational multimedia editions of the Foundation
· Organization of seminars for teachers and the general public
· Organization of events for children (theatre in education projects, musical events, handicrafts etc)
· Development of new activities and sponsoring programs
· Public relations and presentation of the department’s work at the media
1996 – 1997 EUROPEAN PROGRAM «PEGASUS, THE SCHOOL ADOPTS A MONUMENT»
ØResponsible for managing the adoption of the Temple of Hephaestus in the Ancient Agora of Athens by the 25th Elementary School of Kallithea. The target of the program was the study of the monument by the pupils, its protection and its presentation to the public.
April 1995 - NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
June 1995 - Design of two teacher’s packs for the Natural History galleries of the Museum.
April 1992 – June 1994 CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OF THE MINISTRY OF CULUTRE
ØPresentation of educational programs to school groups for the exhibitions “The birth of writing” and “The public life in Athens during the 5th century b.C
May 2014 Speaker at the International Conference ‘Digital Storytelling in times of Crisis’ organized by the Laboratory of New Technologies in Communication, Education and the Mass Media and the University Research Institute of Applied Communication of the University of Athens and the collaboration of the Hellenic American Union
Οκτώβριος 2011 Speaker at the International Conference of Acoutic Ecology (WFAE 2011) – Crossing Listening Paths, organized by the Ionian University Topic: «Capture nature through music and art».
November 2007 Speaker at the Hellenic Conference “Museums and Education - “General review, evaluation and perspectives”, in Volos city. Organized by the University of Thessaly and the ICOM.
May 2006 Speaker at the one-day meeting “Museums and Young Visitors” at the Byzantine Museum in Athens, organized by ICOM
March 2003 Participation in the Educational Seminar “Access to Art and Culture” organized by the Cultural Access Institute – Very Special Arts.
English Proficiency level
French Sorbonne I level
Italian Diploma of the Italian Cultural Institute in Athens
PhD research topic:
The production of personal digital narratives through the creative reading of the past. The collection of the National Gallery - Corfu Annex. A suggestion about the combination of oran narration, written discourse and new technologies that aims at producing personal digital narratives in the museum and in the school classroom.
The PhD examines the procedure of creating digital stories by secondary school pupils with an inspiration from the works of art of the National Gallery Collection on Corfu island. Special emphasis is given on the relation and usage of oral, written and digital communication in the museum and school setting. The aim is to create a guide through digital storytelling for museums and schools that will lead educators of both settings to create media rich learning envrironments.