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Evripides Zantides

Associate Professor
Multimedia and Graphic Arts
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Evripides Zantides

Biography

Evripides Zantides has been elected as Associate Professor and Head at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts (2014) of the Cyprus University of Technology. He studied at University of Kent, UK (MA in Graphic Fine Arts-best graduate award with full scholarship-1996, BA Graphic Communication at University of Wolverhampton-1995 and HND Electrical Engineering at Higher Technical Institute-1990). He started his academic career in the Department of Design and Multimedia at Intercollege, Cyprus (1997-2007) which then gained University status (2007) and continued working as coordinator of the Graphic Communication Program (2004-2009) at University of Nicosia. He joined Cyprus University of Technology in 2009 as Assistant Professor (2009-2014) and coordinator of the Graphic Arts direction (2009-2013) and the MA in Graphic Communication (2012-2013). His professional activities include the presentation of research papers at a number of international conferences on semiotics, graphic design education, typography and visual communication, and his participation, with distinguished practice work, in refereed Art and Design biennales and other international exhibitions.

Research Interest

His research interests are based on semiotics and identity in the process of audio/visualising verbal language using image, text/typography and sound.

Publications

  • Zantides E, Zapiti A (2011) Children’s representation in advertising: A content analytic look. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 20: 48–54.

  • Zantides E, Kourdis E (2013) Representations of children in food advertisements in Cyprus: A sociosemiotic perspective. International Journal of Marketing Semiotics, 1: 25–45.

  • Zantides E, Kourdis E (2014) Graphism and Intersemiotic Translation: An old idea or a new trend in advertising? IMAGE. Journal of Interdisciplinary Image Science 19: 50–68.

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