Gabriella Giannachi

University of Exeter

Professor in Performance and New Media

Speaker Biography

Gabriella Giannachi is Professor in Performance and New Media at the University of Exeter, UK. She has published a number of books including: Virtual Theatres (2004); The Politics of New Media Theatre (2007); Performing Presence: Between the Live and the Simulated, co-authored with Nick Kaye (2011); Performing Mixed Reality, co-authored with Steve Benford (2011); Archaeologies of Presence, co-edited with Michael Shanks and Nick Kaye (2012); Archive Everything (2016) and Histories of Performance Documentation, co-edited with Jonah Westerman (2017).

She has written papers for a number of humanities and science journals, and has been involved in a number of AHRC, RCUK and Innovate UKL funded projects in collaboration with Tate, Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, LIMA, The Photographers Gallery, 1010 Media and Factory 42.