Zafos Xagoraris (Athens, 1963) has studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His Ph.D. from the National Technical University of Athens was about the construction of miracles by Hero of Alexandria. He has presented various personal exhibitions and his work consists of public installations, participatory events, obstructing devices of visual or other signals and environments with the use of sound amplification mechanisms (for example at the deserted villages of Cyprus, 2003-5). He has participated in exhibitions such as: 4th Athens Biennial, “Cliché Verre Reloaded”, Spinnerei Archiv Massiv, 2013, “Sotto Quale Cielo”, Museo Riso, 2011, Manifesta 7, 2008, 1st Bienal Fin del Mundo, 1st Thessaloniki Biennale, 2007 and the 27th Sao Paulo Bienal, 2006. He was one of the curators of the Greek Pavilion of the Venice Biennale of architecture (2004) and the 2nd Athens Biennial (2009). He’s an Assοciate Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts and was a Visiting Scholar at the Columbia University, NY, (2004). He was invited to present his work and other topics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, D’Annunzio University, Pescara, IUAV, Venice, School of Visual Arts, NY and many others.