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Theo Papatheodorou

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    Dr Theo Papatheodorou is a senior lecturer in computational arts and the course leader of the MA/MFA in Computational Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London. He completed his PhD in computer vision at Imperial College London after which he returned to Greece where he discovered creative computation and started the premiere computational media course at the Athens School of Fine Arts. Theo teaches Workshops in Creative Coding on the MA in Computational Arts and Graphics to the undergraduates, showing students how to program images and combine them with machine learning, computer vision, genetic algorithms and other creative programming tricks to make interactive installations or augment performances. He is the co-founder and director of Random Quark, a creative technology studio developing experiences for artists and brands that delight and impress. They've built state-of-the-art, engaging experiences in large-format projections, interactive installations and the web. With his team they have worked for clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, the British Medical Association and more.