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Syncretic strategies towards art, science, technology, and consciousness research.

Applications are invited for the post of PhD candidates of  the – I-Node, Planetary Collegium PhD Program.

I-Node is the new Node of Planetary Collegium PhD Program of Plymouth University, UK.located in Ionion  Center for the Arts and Culture (ICAC) on the Greek island  Kephalonia.


You can download the I-Node prospectus and the newsletter via sendspace:

The Planetary Collegium is an international platform for research in art, technology and consciousness, with its hub (CAiiA- Advanced  Inquiry  in Integrated Arts) based in the University of Plymouth. Its president is Roy Ascott.

The Collegium consists of artists, theoreticians and scholars who meet online and periodically face-to-face in many parts of the world, to develop their research in the practice and theory of art, technology and science with special interest in telematics and technoetics. Their doctoral research leads to the award of the University of Plymouth PhD. Post-doctoral research is also pursued. Within the context of transdisciplinarity and syncretism, the Collegium promotes the integration of art, science, technology, and consciousness research within a post-biological culture.

Applicants should have a MA degree and proven fluency in English language (in case English is not their native language).

Applicants  eligibility is not limited to any particular field. It is based on the innovation  of the  proposals  in connection to the Planetary Collegium research  high standards, accepting  students or academics.

All part-time doctoral research candidates attend three mandatory ten-day face-to-face Composite Sessions each year over a continuous three year period. Typically, each session involves three days of individual research updates presented for discussion by the group; a three stage critique by all members of the group in respect of each other’s work; individual supervisory tutorials; a two-day public symposium; and a one-day cultural visit.

Doctoral candidates are required to submit progress reports to the University of Plymouth Research Committee at regular intervals.

  • At the conclusion of each Composite Session, candidates submit their Research Update (ppt) and Critical Response (Word).
  • The Transfer Report (5,000 words), accompanied by independent expert commentator’s report, is submitted to support the transfer from MPhil to full PhD status.
  • After a minimum of four year’s research, a candidate is eligible to submit a thesis for Final Examination, which includes a viva voce examination. The final submission may consist in either a written thesis of 80,000 words, or a thesis consisting in two parts: a digital portfolio of practical work which has been initiated, researched and developed exclusively within the candidate’s registered research period, and a linked narrative of no less than 35, 000 words.

Application materials, timeline and all additional information will be announced on further notice.

Applicants should send their declaration of interest to Katerina Karoussos,

 Director of I-Node:


Professor Roy Ascott ,

Founding Director, Supervisor, President of the  Planetary Collegium, CAiiA Hub, Plymouth University.

Katerina Karoussos

Executive Director of the I-Node

Dr. Iannis Zannos

Director of Studies – First Supervisor (DoS/S1)

Professor at Masters Programme in Sonic Arts and Technologies, Music Department, Ionion University, Corfu, Greece

Georgos Papakonstantinou

Second Supervisor (S2)

Professor  in the University of Thessaly Greece

Archtecture, Director in documentary films and multimedia projects .


As a part of Planetary Collegium, I-Node is  supported by its Advisory and Academic Board which includes all its Honorary members form CAiiA hub as well as from its two other nodes the M-Node and The Z-Node. Each one of the members is a leader in his/her respective fields. This board stands not only as inspiration to PhD candidates,but also it could provide mentorship and support.




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LOCATION:   Greek Island  Kefalonia

The Festival will be held in different places, included  Archaeological and Historical sites of  Kefalonia,  Specific Venues to be announced.

ELIGIBILITY: The Festival is open to all disciplines and interdisciplinary projects in Arts, Sciences and Research. Expected Artists, Designers, Musicians, Writers, Researchers  Educational Institutions, Art Institutions, Art  involved Organizations from all over the World. The selection will be based on innovative proposals.

Projects of special interest will be the based on the Natural,Historical,Cultural  wealth of the Island, included physical  stone complexes  part of the natural  environment, stone made architectural structures, Ancient  and Cyclopean Walls, Medieval Castles, stone wells………….

The works selection  and prizing will be conducted by a prestigious International Committee [to be announced].

PRIZING :From 1000 euro up to 10.000 euro for the best project upon realization.

Opening date for applications: 01/02/2013

Deadlines : on going

Application    for individuals: ,

for organizations:

application fee required

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WILFRIDO TERRAZAS //all journeys end in Ithaca//

Wilfrido Terrazas

Flutist and composer,Wilfrido Terrazas is one of Mexico’s most active contemporary   musicians.

Wilfrido collaborates with composers,improvisers, performers and artists of all disciplines to create musical works that defy traditional listening and build unique and bold new sound worlds.

He is a member of the Mexico city based collective Egeneration Espontanea of Liminar ensemble and teaches flute at the conservatorio de las Rosas in Morelia.

The music to be  presented  as World Premiere in the island of  Kefalonia is based and created mainly with his  love and thorough study on in Greek  Civilization. The creative sound of running the centuries of Greek History,  substantiating a perpetual primary and great musical firmament.

PROGRAMME    Wilfrido  Terrazas

Flute  recital August 21 2012 at Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture

1.Thanos Chrysakis (1971)  Eirmos II (2011)* Bass flute   World Premiere

2.Mauricio Rodriguez (1976) Nimbuscirrus (2000)*    Flute

3.Mario Lavista (1943) Lamento (1981)  Bass flute

4.Thanos Chrysakis (1971) Eirmos I (2011)*  Flute    World Premiere

5.Panayiotis Demopoulos (1977) Weberiana (2012)* Piccolo and drum World Premiere


6.Nickos Harizanos (1969) Naiads (2011) Flute World Premiere

7.Wilfrido Terrazas (1974) Ithaca, Journey for a Flutist (2012)

Nine Pieces for Flute, Piccolo, Alto flute and Bass flute

World Premiere, work composed during the residency at the Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture

I. Exordium (Epilogue)

II. Calypso (Absence)

III. Nobody (Odysseus)

IV. Nausicaa (Sea)

V. Circe (Fog)

VI. Shield (Tower)

VII. Scylla (Charybdis)

VIII. Aeolus (Proteus)

IX. Hades (Tiresias)


*Works written for Wilfrido Terrazas

This project is supported by the National Fund for the Culture and the Arts of Mexico

Proyecto apoyado por el Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Programa de Residencias FONCA-CONACYT 2011-12)


Bryan Prillwitz “absolute beauty,” that “oneness of form”


//The stimulation of working in a community with other artists is essential for the purpose of learning and sharing creativity.

I wish for my work to have “absolute beauty,” that “oneness of form” that means that in a tactile sense, memory and physicality are one. I am compelled by that mysterious memory of flesh and material, of strange and forgotten events. I am influenced by Cy Twombly and his paintings that depict the Aegean Sea, the ships sailing to the island of Paphos and the mythical god Dionysus. I think that the flesh and blood in my paintings is of Dionysus, of desire, as well as of a tortured feeling of diminishment, or denial//.

Bryan Prillwitz  M.F.A .Michigan State University


Diana Dudek at Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture presents //A World Behind//

Diana Dudek through her project // A WORLD BEHIND// is leading to the wonderful world of ornamental creation,answering questions as:

//Is the absence of the ornament an indicaror of spiritual strength?

The adornment did, however, survive and took on a new form, – intellectual, poetical and visual … So surface ornament gained in depth.


Craig Dongoski at IonionCenter for the Arts and Culture July 2012

Craig Dongoski  at IonionCenter for the Arts and Culture July 2012

Art exhibition  11- 21 July 2012, official presentation  19 July 2012 , 21.oo , open invitation

// My plan is to produce drawings on terrestrial/geological samples of Kefalonia.

I am particularly interested in making drawings on top of photographs

of the earthquake in Kefalonia 1953//.

Craig Dongoski

Here is my new link