Kostis Stafylakis is an art theorist and artist. He graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts and studied continental philosophy and art theory at Essex University. His research interests include the dialectics of Art and Politics, with a strong focus on contemporary art activism. As member of the duo KavecS (along with Vana Kostayola) he has presented performance, videos and installations throughout the world. In Sound Acts he gave a lecture on over-identification as a political strategy in music production, focusing on the work of Slovene avant-gardists Laibach.