Dr Sakis Kyratzis has spent most of his life on a university campus somewhere either as a student or as a lecturer. He has studied and taught both linguistic and visual communication and has a BA in both. He has an MA and PhD in Linguistics.
He is currently Year 1 Leader on the BA Graphic Design Communication at Chelsea College of Arts.
His roles in academia have included Senior Lecturer at Kingston University on the BA in English Language and Linguistics, Associate Lecturer at Central Saint Martins on both the BA and MA Graphic Communication Design, and History and Theory Co-ordinator on the BA Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Arts.
These roles have helped him become familiar with a variety of teaching styles and subject areas appropriate to both the social sciences and arts. He has a keen interest in integrating theory and practice.
In parallel to his experience in academia, Sakis has worked for a number of years as a Visual Communications Manager at the architecture practice Simpson Haugh.
As a freelance designer, he has worked mainly in the cultural sector. His clients have included theatre directors and designers, artists, choreographers, photographers, jewellers, charities and universities.
His research interests lie in critical design, language, communication, photography, psychogeography, spatial design and sexuality.
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