Hypatia Vourloumis is a performance theorist working across anticolonial, feminist, critical race theory, and queer studies; music, poetics, philosophies of language; aesthetic theory and practice. She teaches theory at the Dutch Art Institute. She recieved her PhD in performance studies at NYU, conducted postdoctoral research at the Interweaving Performance Cultures Research Centre at Freie University in Berlin, and was a 2016 fellow at the Research Center for the Humanities in Athens. She is co-editor of Performance Research journal 'On Institutions' and has published in journals, art, catalogues, and edited volumes including Women and Performance, Ephemera, and Theatre Journal. She is currently completing a monograph on postcolonial Indonesian paralanguage and a book on the politics of contemporary Greek art, crisis, and performance.