(Greek: Γιώργος Κουτσούρης)

Education

2015 – 2018: MFA. The Danish Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Schools of Visual Arts (BKS).
2009 – 2011: MSc Acoustics. Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
2004 – 2008: MEng Energy Engineering. National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).
2001 – 2004: BSc Mechanical Engineering. National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).
2006 – 2008: Rythmic Piano and Harmony. Philippos Nakas Conservatory, Athens.
1994 – 1998: Classical Piano and Music Theory. National Conservatory of Greece.

Exhibitions

  • The Project Gallery, Alex in wonderland II, Athens, Greece, November 2020.
  • Den Frie Udstilling, Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling (The Artists’ Autumn Exhibition), Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2018.
  • Rundgang 2018, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2018.
  • Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Afgang 2018. Copenhagen, Denmark, April-May 2018.
  • PULSAR festival, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark. March 2018.
  • PulseWorks, Illutron, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 28th, 2017.
  • Rundgang 2017, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2017.
  • The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, PULSAR festival. Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2017.
  • Kunsthal Charlottenborg, The Spring Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark. February-March 2017.
  • Festival of Endless Gratitude, Volume, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2016.
  • (Solo) Q space – The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, “Studies in Turbulence”, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2016.
  • Rundgang 2016, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2016.
  • Q space – The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2016.
  • Kunsthal Charlottenborg, PULSAR festival. Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2016.
  • PVC – Project Room Vera, Copenhagen, Denmark. January 2016.

Public Works

  • Krausparken, Copenhagen, Denmark. Rotatable Tubes: Project funded by Metroselskabet. Dimensions 12m x 4m x 5cm. January 2017.
  • Nørrebro Station, Copenhagen, Denmark. Sonic Curtain: Project funded by Metroselskabet. Dimensions 27m x 3m x 30cm. January 2016.
  • Skulkenborg, Odense, Denmark. Transformations: Project funded by Fra Gade Til By, Odense. Dimensions 40m x 2.5m x 3cm. September 2015.
  • Enghave Plads, Copenhagen, Denmark. Sound Neckties: Project funded by the Copenhagen Metro Company. Dimensions 8m x 2.4m x 15 cm. September 2015.
  • Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark. Speaking Labyrinth: Project funded by the Copenhagen Metro Company. Dimensions 30m x 2.4m x 50cm. June 2015.
  • Rådhuspladsen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Rotating Waves: Project funded by the Copenhagen Metro Company. Dimensions: 20x4m. June 2014 – February 2015.

Collaborations

  • Mindre end Støv, public project. Collaboration with Composer Alexandra Hallén and Choreographer Ingrid Tranum Velásquez, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 2021.
  • Overgaden (Institut for Samtidskunst), Collaboration with Kim Richard Adler Mejdahl for his exhibition Lilith Grotto, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2020.
  • Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. Collaboration with Angela Melitopoulos for her project ‘Crossings’. Acoustics, design – loudspeaker construction, 16-channel sound spatialisation. November 2018. 
  • Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo – CAAC, Seville, Spain. Collaboration with Angela Melitopoulos for her project ‘Crossings’. Acoustics, design – loudspeaker construction, 16-channel sound spatialisation. September 2018. 
  • documenta 14, Kassel, Germany. Collaboration with Angela Melitopoulos for her project ‘Crossings’. 16-channel sound spatialization – construction of loudspeakers. June 2017.

Awards

  • Finalist at new Rødovre Music School Open call for a permanent artwork. Rødovre Municipality, Denmark. 2021. 
  • Work grant (arbejdslegat for Kunsthåndværk og Design) – Danish Art Council, Statens Kunstfond. Copenhagen, Denmark. 2021.
  • Construction grant – Danish Art Council, Statens Kunstfond. Copenhagen, Denmark 2020.
  • Hegnspælen 2016. Jury prize of Sonic Curtain. Best project in 2016. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Hegnspælen 2015. Nomination of Speaking Labyrinth. Best 12 projects in 2015. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Hegnspælen 2014. Nomination of Rotating Waves. Best 10 projects in 2014. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation: 2-year financial scholarship for the MSc studies in Denmark. 2009.
  • School technology exhibition of innovative factory architectural scale models. 1st prize. Athens, Greece. 1997.

Collections

  • Psalm machine acquired by Museum of contemporary art, Roskilde, Denmark. 2021.

Lectures

  • Τεχνοκρατία ή Τεχνηκρατία. Online lecture at the Florina School of Fine Arts, Greece, February 2021.   
  • The science of sound, lecture-workshop at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in collaboration with The Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2018.

Residencies

  • Danish Art Workshops (Statens Værkesteder for Kunst), Copenhagen, Denmark, August-October 2020.

Auctions

  • The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2018.

Interviews

Kunsten.nu, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2021.

Glow magazine, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2021.

Athens Voice, Athens, Greece, 2021.

Metroselskabet, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015.

Catalogues

  • Metrohegn er Byens Hegn, Udgiver Metroselskabet I/S, Copenhagen 2018.
  • Kunsternes Efterårsudstilling, Copenhagen 2018.
  • Afgang 2018, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Visual Arts, Copenhagen 2018.
  • Charlottenborg Forårsudstilling MMXVII, Copenhagen 2017.
  • Metrohegn er Byens Hegn, Udgiver Metroselskabet I/S, Copenhagen 2015.

Publications in Acoustics

  • C. L. Christensen, G. Koutsouris, A. Richard, J. H. Rindel. Audio effects for multi-source auralisations. Proceedings of I3DA 2021 International Conference, to be held online in September 2021. 
  • A. Richard, C. L. Christensen, G. Koutsouris. Sine Sweep Optimization for Room Impulse Response Measurements. Proceedings of Forum Acusticum 2020, December 2020, Online.
  • G. Koutsouris, A. K. Nørgaard, Claus Lynge Christensen, and Jens Holger Rindel. Considerations for modelling curved surfaces as those found in worship spaces. Akustika, Vol. 27.
  • G. Koutsouris, A. K. Nørgaard, Claus Lynge Christensen, and Jens Holger Rindel. Discretization of curved surfaces and choice of simulation parameters in acoustic modeling of religious spaces. ICSV23, Athens, Greece. 2016.
  • C. L. Christensen, G. Koutsouris, Juan Gil and Jens Holger Rindel. Applying In-situ Recalibration For Sound Strength Measurements in Auditoria. IOA Auditorium Acoustics 2015, Paris, France. 2015.
  • C. L. Christensen, G. Koutsouris and J. H. Rindel. Estimating absorption of materials to match room model against existing room using a genetic algoritthm. Forum Acusticum 2014, Krakow, Poland. 2014.
  • J. H. Rindel, C. L. Christensen and G. Koutsouris. Simulations, Measurements and Auralisations in Architectural Acoustics. Acoustics 2013, New Delhi, India. 2013.
  • C. L. Christensen, G. Koutsouris and J. H. Rindel. The ISO 3382 parameters. Can we measure them? Can we simulate them? International Symposium on Room Acoustics, Toronto, Canada. June 2013.
  • G. Koutsouris, J. Brunskog and C. H. Jeong. Combination of the acoustical radiosity and the image source method. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 133, 2013.
  • G. Koutsouris, J. Brunskog and C. H. Jeong. A combination of the acoustic radiosity and the image source method. INTER-NOISE 2012, New York, USA.

Theses

  • G. Koutsouris, Energy Integral Equation Models for use in Room Acoustic Predictions, MSc Thesis, DTU, 2011. Available as pdf
  • G. Koutsouris, Wind Pipe Organ, MEng Thesis, NTUA, 2008. Available as pdf.