Alessio Kolioulis is a PhD candidate in Aesthetics and Urban Studies at Paris 8 and La Sapienza University of Rome, with a thesis on techno, urban territories and subjectivity. He wrote articles for different journals and magazines including Millepiani, effimera and Dancecult. Alessio is currently co-authoring a chapter on Chicago House and Detroit Techno for the forthcoming book Sounds and the City - Volume 2 (Palgrave, 2018). He is an editorial board member of Eterotopia France, an independent publishing company, and engagée, the magazine for political and philosophical interventions. He lives in London and has a background in social movements and the third sector.
Alessio Kolioulis examines the work of GAIKA – music, videos, and films – and explores the critiques of surveillance and state control running throughout.