Popi Iacovou

University of Cyprus

Popi Iacovou, Lecturer at the University of Cyprus, is an architect, filmmaker and academic investigating transdisciplinary models of thinking and practicing architecture. Her research explores the intersections between architecture, performance and the moving image. Her methodology focuses on filming as a spatial practice for the study and interpretation of cultural and socio-political architectural and urban phenomena. Recent on-going research focuses on creative practices of archiving with a focus on reconstructing the multiple life cycles of buildings challenging dominant histories. Her work has been shown in film festivals and architecture exhibition venues such as the Melbourne Design Week, Copenhagen Architecture Festival, the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, Hong Kong and Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, Byzantine Museum of Athens, the International Thessaloniki Film Festival and others. She has curated a number of architecture exhibitions for the London Festival of Architecture, The Gopher Hole (London) and the State Gallery of Contemporary Art – SPEL, Nicosia, Cyprus.

ΝΝ Contemporary Art Northampton, 2023