Sofia Pantouvaki

Professori (Associate professor)
Professori (Associate professor)
A801 Dept. Film, Television and Scenography

Sofia Pantouvaki founded Costume in Focus (2013), the first research group on performance costume and led the research project Costume Methodologies(2014-2018) funded by the Academy of Finland. Her research currently focuses on the theory and practice of performance costume with a special interest in design for opera and dance, costume and technology, and costume and biomaterials; curation and exhibition design; scenography as theatre education; and clothing in the concentration camps of World War Two.

Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Contact information

Phone number
+358505992288

Areas of expertise

Scenography, Costume in Focus, Costume design, Costume in action, Concentration Camp Clothing

Honors and awards

World Stage Design 2017 - Finalist of WSD2017 Exhibition

Finalist of World Stage Design 2017 (WSD2017) Exhibition in the Professional section with the project "Tempest", artistic research.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Film Dec 2016

Gold Medal PQ2015 for Best Exposition in the Student Section, Prague Quadrennial 2015

Gold Medal PQ 2015 for Best Exposition in the Student Section of Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space for the exhibit "The Other Side", National representation of Finland at the Student Section of PQ15. The exhibit also won the PQ Children's Award. Exhibition Curators: Sampo Pyhälä, Sofia Pantouvaki (Aalto) and Kimmo Karjunen (UniARTS).
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Film Jun 2015

Student prize: Young Golden Award of Costume Design

Costume design, course ‘Dance as a Total Form of Art’ in collaboration with the Theatre Academy Helsinki, UniARTS.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Film Jan 2018

Student Prize: KOTIMATKA (Homebound)

Ivitation: Official selection - National Competition
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Film Mar 2020

Student Prize: KOTIMATKA (Homebound)

Winner: Student Award - NAtional Competition
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Film Mar 2020

Student Prize: KOTIMATKA (Homebound)

Invitation: Official selection - In competition
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Film Apr 2020

Student Prize: KOTIMATKA (Homebound)

Invitation: Official selection - In Competition
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Film Sep 2020

Student Prize: REVIIRI (Verge)

Invitation: In competition - New Nordic Films - Next Nordic Generation
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Film Aug 2020

Student Prize: VIIMEINEN PÄIVÄ (The Last Day)

Invitation: In competition - New Nordic Films - Next Nordic Generation
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Film Aug 2020

Student Prize: KOTIMATKA (Homebound)

Invitation: Competition Program for Ages 12+
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Film Nov 2020

Publications

Art of Research VII

Harri Laakso, Sofia Pantouvaki, Julia Valle Noronha 2021 Research in Arts and Education

Editorial: Critical Costume 2020 - Investigating costume agency

Sofia Pantouvaki, Barbora Příhodová 2021 Studies in Costume and Performance

Exploring Rossini's Berta: Young Audiences and the Agency of Opera Costume

Sofia Pantouvaki 2021 Performance Costume : New Perspectives and Methods

Introduction: Activating Costume: A New Approach to Costume for Performance

Sofia Pantouvaki, Peter McNeil 2021 Performance Costume : New Perspectives and Methods

Performance Costume

Sofia Pantouvaki, Peter McNeil 2021

"Performing Materiality" Demo Performances - Costume Agency Workshop #4

Sofia Pantouvaki, Christina Lindgren, Sodja Lotker 2021

Studies in Costume and Performance, Special issue 6.2 on 'Costume Agency'

Sofia Pantouvaki, Barbora Příhodová 2021 Studies in Costume and Performance

Thinking with costume and material: a critical approach to (new) costume ecologies

Sofia Pantouvaki, Ingvill Fossheim, Susanna Suurla 2021 Theatre and Performance Design