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Peer reviewed articles / Chapters in books / Online


Zacharopoulou, Despina, "Contracts as Protocols of Governmentality in Performance Art." In: Performance Research, Vol. 28, No. 1: ‘On Meeting’ (December 2023).


Zacharopoulou, Despina. “being surface.” In: Performance Philosophy Journal, Open Issue Vol 7.1 (June 2022).


Zacharopoulou, Despina. “Protreptic.” In: Johnny Golding, M. Reinhart, M. Paganellli, eds., Data Loam-Sometimes Hard, Usually Soft, (Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter, 2021), 292 - 295.



David, J., and Valdés, S.P.V. “Strange Attractor Factor beyond Performance Art in a Time-Based Media Context” [Corner Time used as a case study]. In: International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) Vol. III Issue XI (Nov. 2019), 153-164.


Zacharopoulou, Despina. “Masturbatory Acts as Manifestations of Zētēsis and Parrhēsia.” In: PROVA magazine, Issue 2, (RCA Research - Royal College of Art: London, 2018), 32-39.


Exhibition Catalogues


Zacharopoulou, Despina. “Protreptic.” In: 1st Bangkok Art Biennale : Beyond Bliss 2018 [Catalogue], (BAB: Bangkok, 2019), 376-377.



Bangkok Art Biennale 2018 Guidebook, Bangkok: Bangkok Art Biennale, 2018.

Bangkok Art Biennale 2018 Vol.2: Beyond Bliss, Bangkok: Bangkok Art Biennale, 2018.


London Frieze Special Projects [Frieze live events catalogue], Frieze: London, 2017.

Motta, C., Peetz, Romero, eds. The SPIT! Manifesto Reader: A Selection of Historical and

Contemporary Queer Manifestos. London: Frieze Projects, 2017.



As one Exhibition Newspaper. NEON: Athens, 2016.



Roussanoff, Igor. Costume At The Turn of The Century 1990-2015 [Exhibition Catalogue],

A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, Moscow: Russia.



Fabre, Jan. Tragedy of a Friendship [Theatre Catalogue], Troubleyn/Jan Fabre & Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp, Belgium, 2013.

Masterbook [Exhibition Catalogue], Antwerp: Royal Academy of Fine Arts, 2013.



Irwin, M. “Marina Abramović to Take Over Southbank Centre.” OCULA magazine.

Kormaris, P. “Despina Zacharopoulou: the Greek who does performance art by Marina Abramović.” OW online magazine


Spyrou, D. “Despina Zacharopoulou: ‘my practice is all about looking at the world as a matter-energy continuum occupied by forces’.”

The Art Newspaper Greece. [interview in Greek].


Mahasarin, P. “A year on the Thai Stage.” The Nation Thailand.

Norapoompipat A. “Every molecule of Marina.” Bangkok Post.

Chaiwiroj, C. “Marina Abramović on ‘Beyond Bliss’.” L’Officiel Thailand.


SPIT! Interview on Phaidon Publishers website.

Chatzinassiou, Anna. “SPIT! Manifesto at London Frieze 2017.” Greek Liberal Newspaper.


The Era of Images - As One (Greek TV show).

Lindhoff, Alicia. “Dinge, die ich nicht mag.” Frankfurter Rundschau.

Donadio, Rachel. “Suffering for Art in Greece and Matching the National Mood.” The NY Times.

David, Eric. “Humanity AS ONE at the Benaki Museum in Athens”. YATZER.

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