Hypatia Vourloumis lives and works in Athens, Greece. She holds a Ph.D in performance studies from New York .
Her research interests focus broadly on anticolonial, feminist, critical race and queer theory; Indonesian and modern Greek cultural production; philosophies of language; theories of aesthetics, music, poetics; sound studies.
She received the NYU Deena Burton award for outstanding research for her dissertation on the performance of postcolonial paralanguage in Indonesia. She is co-editor of Performance Research journal 'On Institutions' and has published in journals, art catalogues and edited volumes including Women & Performance, Ephemera, and Theatre Journal. She teaches at the International Centre for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies and is a research fellow at the Research Centre for the Humanities in Athens.