Alexandra Moschovi

Senior Lecturer in Photographic Theory


University of Sunderland

History and Theory of Photography, 20th Century Visual Culture, Museum Studies, Curating Photography and New Media, Digital Communications and Networks

Having completed BA studies in Photography in Athens, Greece, Dr Alexandra Moschovi graduated from Goldsmiths College, London in 1997 with an MA in Image and Communication. In 2004, she was awarded a doctorate title in Art History by the Courtauld Institute of Art, London for the thesis “Photo-phobia and Photo-philia: The Neglect and Accommodation of Photography in British Art Institutions in the Postmodern Period”, completed under the supervision of Professor Julian Stallabrass. Since 2002, Dr Moschovi has been lecturing in Art History, Critical Theory, and History and Practice of Photography at the Courtauld of Art and Newcastle University as visiting lecturer, and, since 2006, at the University of Sunderland as a full-time lecturer. She has also been regularly invited to participatemore...

PhD in Art History (2004), Courtauld Institute of Art, London; MA in Image and Communication (1997), Department of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths College, London (First Class); BA Hons degree in Photography (1996), Department of Photography and Audiovisual Arts, School of Fine Arts and Design, T. E. I. of Athens, Greece

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  1. Moschovi, Alexandra and Supartono, Alexander (2018) "Cultural Antinomies, Creative Complicities: Agan Harahap’s Digital Hoaxes". In: International Handbook in New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites. Routledge, London/New York. (In Press)
  2. Moschovi, Alexandra (2016) “'So sachich, dass sie fast funktional zu nennen ist'. Die Neukonstituierung der dokumentarischen Fotografie als Kunst im Museum of Modern Art"('So factual that it may almost be called functional': The Refashioning of the Photographic Document as Art at the Museum of Modern Art). In: Ortsbestimmungen: Das Dokumentarische zwischen Kino und Kunst (Texte zum Dokumentarfilm). Texts on Documentary Film . Verlag Vorwerk 8, Berlin, pp. 70-93. ISBN 978-3-940384-80-5
  3. Moschovi, Alexandra and Skoufias, Manolis (2017) Portrayals of History, Voula Papaioannou – Dimitris Harissiadis 1940-1960, Works from the Benaki Museum Photographic Archives, Thessaloniki Photography Museum. [Show/Exhibition]
  4. Moschovi, Alexandra and Supartono, Alexander (2017) The (Post)colonial Archive: Re-imag(in)ing Southeast Asia. In: ASEASUK Conference 2016. The (Post)colonial Archive: Re-imag(in)ing Southeast Asia, academic panel in ASEASUK Conference 2016, 16-18 Sep 2016, SOAS, University of London. (Unpublished)
  5. Moschovi, Alexandra (2016) "Paisajes de crisis y crisis de paisaje" (Landscapes of crisis and the crisis of the landscape). Concreta (8). pp. 16-31. ISSN 2254-9757
  6. Moschovi, Alexandra and Galani, Areti (2013) Other People’s Stories: Bringing Public-Generated Photography into the Contemporary Art Museum. Museum and Society, 11 (2). pp. 172-184. ISSN 1479-8360
  7. Moschovi, Alexandra Greece as Photograph: Histories, Photographies, Theories. In: Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities (provisional). Ashgate, King's College London (under review), London. (Submitted)
  8. Galani, Areti and Moschovi, Alexandra (2015) Other People’s (Hi)stories: Bringing Public-Generated Photography into the Contemporary Museum. In: PHOTOGRAPHY, HISTORY, DIFFERENCE. Interfaces series . Dartmouth College Press, University Press of New England (UPNE), under review, Darmouth, New England. (Submitted)
  9. Moschovi, Alexandra (2013) "To Varos tis Autognosias" (The Burden of Self-consciousness). In: :I Elleniki Fotografia ke i Fotografia stin Ellada: An Anthology of Texts (Hellenic Photography and Photography in Greece: An Anthology of Texts). Nefeli Publishing / Museum of Photography Thessaloniki, Athens/Thessaloniki, Greece. (In Press)
  10. Moschovi, Alexandra (2013) “Pragmatikotites kai Pithanotites: To Authentiko Plasto? Anaparastaseis tou Pragmatikou se Fotografikes Istories” (Realities and Plausibilities: The Authentic fake? Representations of the Real in Photographic Histories). In: I Elleniki Fotografia ke i Fotografia stin Ellada: An Anthology of Texts (Hellenic Photography and Photography in Greece: An Anthology of Texts). Nefeli Publishing / Museum of Photography Thessaloniki. (In Press)