Portrait of Dr Stella Baraklianou Dr Stella Baraklianou

s.baraklianou@hud.ac.uk | 01484 471251


Dr Stella Baraklianou joined the University of Huddersfield in November 2012, as a member of the Photography BA Hons programme. Prior to Huddersfield she was full-time photography lecturer within the School of Art, Design and Media, University of Portsmouth (2010-12). She has been teaching photography and contemporary art in Further and Higher education in the UK and abroad since 2005. Previous posts also include: Adjunct lecturer, OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California (2009-10) and Visiting Tutor, MA in Photography and Urban Cultures, Goldsmiths College of Art (2007-08).

She completed her PhD by Practice in the Visual Arts Department at Goldsmiths College, University of London (2007). The title of her thesis is ‘Photographing the Landscape of Memory.’ Her supervisors were Professor Victor Burgin and Dr Francoise Verges. Prior to that, she obtained the MA in Photographic Studies at the University of Westminster, (2002). As a practitioner she has participated in numerous exhibitions both in the UK and abroad. Residencies include a short-term stay at the Sydney College of Arts, Sydney Australia (2008). Between 2009-10 she resided in Los Angeles, California and was involved with the artists initiative Material Press as well as The Public School.

Research and Scholarship

As a practice-based researcher, she is interested in interdisciplinary methods at the intersections between photography (digital/analogue), aesthetics and philosophical inquiry.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Baraklianou, S (2016) Photography is Magic [Show/Exhibition]

Baraklianou, S (2016) Container II [Artefact]

Baraklianou, S (2016) New Materiality, Banff Arts Centre [Artefact]


Baraklianou, S (2015) Container I [Artefact]

Baraklianou, S (2015) Grand Art Projects III [Show/Exhibition]

Baraklianou, S (2015) Snail Time [Show/Exhibition]


Baraklianou, S (2014) ‘Moire Effect: Index and the digital imageFootprint. Delft Architecture Theory Journal , 14, pp. 81-96. ISSN 1875-1490


Baraklianou, S (2013) ‘Pasearse. Duration and the act of photographing.’. In: Bergson and the art of immanence. Painting, photography, film, performance. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press. . ISBN 9780748670222


Baraklianou, S (2012) ‘PixelPhilosophy of Photography , 3 (2), pp. 305-309. ISSN 2040-3682

Baraklianou, S (2012) ‘Affect and digital technologies’. In: SEP/FEP in association with London Graduate School, September 7th - 9th 2012, Manchester Metropolitan University

Baraklianou, S (2012) ‘Figures of the Neutral: Intensities and Suspensions Within Art Practice’. In: Invited seminar paper, 2 February 2012, Manchester Metropolitan University


Baraklianou, S (2011) ‘The photograph as pulsating event’. In: Symposium Rhythm and Event, London Graduate School and Kingston, London, October 29th 2011, London, UK

Baraklianou, S (2011) ‘Projections of Animality- Responding to Phillip Warnell's film Outlandish’. In: Unruly Creatures, Symposium on art, politics, the animal. London Graduate School and Natural History Museum, London, 14th June 2011, London, UK

Baraklianou, S (2011) ‘Pasearse. Duration and the act of photographing’. In: Bergson and his post-modern legacies, Courtauld Institute of Art, February 25th - 26th 2011, London, UK


Baraklianou, S (2010) Let down your hair [Show/Exhibition]

Baraklianou, S (2010) ‘Picture from windowWIP (Work in Progress) online photographic magazine (8), pp. 24-29.


Baraklianou, S (2008) ‘Thread of light: the paradoxical nature of the photographic frame’. In: Derrida Today, University of Macquarie, July 10th - 12th 2008, Sydney, Australia

Baraklianou, S (2008) ‘Silently disturbing: the political aesthetics of Doris Salcedos’ recent installationsAxis Dialogue Webzine . ISSN 1749-4990

Baraklianou, S (2008) Space of Time [Show/Exhibition]


Baraklianou, S (2007) ‘Mothers – daughters – mothers’. In: Invited seminar paper, 2007, Warwick: Centre for the Study of Women and Gender.

Research Degree Supervision

Stella is interested in supervising practice-based projects, within fine art or contemporary photographic practices, in the following areas:

  • Contemporary photographic practice
  • Philosophy and photography
  • Aesthetics and photography
  • Appropriation
  • Reflexive practitioner