avatar for Christos Michalakos

Christos Michalakos

Abertay University
Christos is a composer, performer, sound artist and software developer. His work explores the relationships between sound, space, games and bespoke performance environments.

He has presented works and talked at a wide range of conferences and festivals including the London Jazz Festival (London 2015), Game Developers Conference (San Francisco 2015), ACM Creativity and Cognition (Glasgow 2015), New Interfaces for Musical Expression (Oslo 2011/London 2014), International Computer Music Conference (Ljubljana 2012), International Symposium on Electronic Art (Albuquerque 2012) and Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music (Belfast 2011/12).

Before joining Abertay University in Dundee as a lecturer focusing on dynamic audio for games and digital media, he worked as lead audio programmer and interface designer on software used in major films and games including Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Far Cry 4 and Evolve.
Having completed a BSc in Mathematics at the University of Crete in 2006, he moved to Scotland to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh. He gained an MSc in Acoustics and Music Technology, and a PhD in Creative Music Practice in 2013, examined by renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist Fred Frith.

My Artists Sessions

Wednesday, July 2

22:30 BST