Kostis Stafylakis is an art theorist and artist. He graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts. He holds an MA in Modern Art and Theory (Uni. Essex) and an MA in Continental Philosophy (Uni. Essex). He received his doctorate from the Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University (Athens), focusing on the political discourse launched by 21st century global art shows and especially Documenta 11. He was a post-doc researcher at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2011-2012). Along with Yannis Stavrakakis, he edited the greek anthology “The Political in Contemporary Art.” He currently teaches “Research-based Art” at the Unit of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Athens School of Fine Arts and “Art and Visual communication” at the University of Patras. He was co-curator of AGORA, the 4th Athens biennial. Along with Vana Kostayola, he runs kavecS (www.kavecs.com), an initiative on critical art activism. Some recent participations include 1st NSK Biennial of Folk Art (2014), Hell as Pavillion, Palais de Tokyo (2013), Truth is Concrete, Graz (2012), 3d Athens Biennial, Media Impact (4th Moscow Biennial) (2011). His publications and essays can be found at https://asfa.academia.edu/KostisStafylakis