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Research Profile

Dr Elisavet
Kalpaxi

Lecturer in Photography

Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology

  • Dr. Elisavet Kalpaxi is a lecturer in the BA (Hons) Photography, teaching in theory and practice-based modules across all levels of study. 

    • Module Co-ordinator, ‘Reading the Image’ (Level 4)
    • Tutor, ‘Photography and Arts Practices’ (Level 5)
    • Tutor, ‘Photography and Visual Culture’ (Level 5)
    • Tutor and Supervisor, ‘Practice Exhibition’ (Level 6)
    • Supervisor, ‘Career Development in Photographic Practices’ (Level 6)
  • Elisavet’s discursive interests lie with practice-based research in art, narrative, and photography’s contemporary criticism; also, with current discursive shifts in art history, theory and practice and changing narratives influenced by technological and socio-political/economic developments. Her practical work is concerned with photography, installations and digital media. In 2012 she completed her practice-based PhD on ‘Narcissism and Narrativity in Photographic Self-portraiture’ at Goldsmiths College (Department of Art). Her work, theoretical and practical, has been presented in a number of international publications, conferences and exhibitions. 

  • For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Elisavet Kalpaxi’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.

    • Short, M., Leet, K. and Kalpaxi, E. (2018) Context and Narrative. 2nd Edition. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts.
    • Kalpaxi, E. (2017) Sculptor and Cetus. Sculptorvox: Geometry of Nothing. Vol. 1, Sept/Oct 2017.
    • Kalpaxi, E. (2012) Narcissism and Narrativity in Photographic Self-portraiture, PhD Thesis, Goldsmiths College, University of London.
    • Kalpaxi, E. (2012) ‘The body and its Historical Malleability in Photographic Self-portraiture’, Rosamunde: Covering and Exposing, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 30-33.
    • Kalpaxi, E. (2003) ‘10 Παράδοξα Επεισόδια’, Φωτογράφος, Τεύχος #117, σ. 12-15.