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Vicky Michalopoulou, apart from acting, has also studied digital arts in Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) and University Paris 8 - Vincennes-Saint-Denis (alumni 2020).  However, what has inevitably structured her mindset is her studies in civil engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, alumni 2009). As a result, during the elaboration of her master's thesis for the Greek-French Master "Art, Virtual Reality and Multi-user Systems of Artistic Expression", which was a very deep and personal journey, she invented the term "Performing Engineer". That is to say, she managed to put down in words her identity. 

Her Thesis for the joint Greek-French Master Degree on Digital Arts (which is a collaboration of Athens School of Fine Arts and University Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis) was entitled: 

"The Performing Engineer Towards a Poor Interactive Multimedia Theater - 

A study on Samuel Beckett's Happy Days" 

https://www.ati-paris8.fr/src/memoires/2020/MichalopoulouVasiliki_MemoireM2.pdf

 

and led to the creation of the multimedia performance Happy 365.

The performance was officially selected for Ars Electronica Festival 2020 in Linz, Austria.

https://www.univ-paris8.fr/Trois-projets-etudiants-selectionnes-pour-participer-a-l-exposition-Ars

https://ausstellungen.ufg.at/wildstate/project/agora-digitalis-jaskaran-anand-vicky-michalopoulou-razieh-kooshki-vahid-qaderi-afra-sonmez-nursinem-aslan/

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