CyberTouch: An interdisciplinary research on Dance, Music and Live Coding


  • Vasilis Agiomyrgianakis Postdoc researcher in HAL (Hub of Art Laboratories), Department of Audio and Visual Arts. Ionian University, Greece.
  • Stella Dimitrakopoulou Adjunct Lecturer in Dance, Department of Performing and Digital Arts, University of Peloponnese, Greece.


Dance, Live Coding, Music, Performance


“CyberTouch” is an experimental audiovisual performance which combines dance and music with live coding, and a prototyped wearable interactive technology to create audiovisual experiences. It is is the outcome of an interdisciplinary research informed by Cybernetics, a structured improvisation between two individuals a composer and a performer. Our goal is to explore and propose new relationships and strategies in performing practices and interactive audiovisual arts, while expanding the potential of the human body.

Author Biography

Stella Dimitrakopoulou, Adjunct Lecturer in Dance, Department of Performing and Digital Arts, University of Peloponnese, Greece.

Stella Dimitrakopoulou is a freelance dance and performance artist and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Peloponnese (Greece).   In 2016 she completed her practice-based PhD research in ‘Creative Practice: Dance’ (Trinity Laban, London) in which she looked into ‘(Ιl)legitimate Performances: Copying, Authorship and the Canon’. In 2009 she graduated with distinction from the ‘MA Dance-Theatre: The Body in Performance’ (LABAN, London). In MA research she worked with food as a means of investigating the intermingling of public and private spaces. She also holds a diploma in Dance Teaching from the Professional School of Dance of D. Grigoriadou (Athens, 2006) and an MSc in Mining Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (2010).   She co-runs the research project ‘Philosophy on our feet’ (2014) within which she has co-convened several Performance Philosophy workshops. In 2017 she organised the 2nd International Symposium Performance Philosophy School of Athens in collaboration with the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST) and the Performance Philosophy Network.   As a performer she has worked with Yelp Dance Co (2021), Clara J:son Borg (2021), Dora Garcia (Athens Concert Hall, 2018-19), Synthesis 748 (2018), Les Gens d’Uterpan (Documenta 14, 2017), Tino Sehgal (Palais De Tokyo 2016, TATE Modern 2012), William Hunt (Siobhan Davies Studios 2013), Patrick Staff (Chelsea Space 2014, TATE Modern 2012), Lea Anderson (Southbank Centre 2011) and others.      She also works as a dramaturg (Luna Park 2016-2018, A priori dance co. 2017-2019), as movement director (Aliki Danezi-Knutsen 2018, Womans Hour 2014, Nasreen Baharouni 2014) and as assistant producer/manager (Luna Park 2016-2018, Anna Adhal 2015, Tino Sehgal 2014).   The State Scholarship Foundation (IKY), the Greek Ministry of Culture, Artworks (SNF), DanceWEB, The J.F. Costopoulos Foundation, NEON and Trinity Laban have supported her academic and artistic work.



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How to Cite

Agiomyrgianakis, Vasilis, and Styliani Dimitrakopoulou. 2023. “CyberTouch: An Interdisciplinary Research on Dance, Music and Live Coding”. Performance Philosophy 8 (1):ECHO #5.