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Dr George Karpathakis


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6321, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML6.111
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6321  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML6.111  


Staff Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Western Australian Institute of Technology .
  • Post Grad Diploma, Edith Cowan University .
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University .
  • Bachelor of Arts, Australian Film, Television and Radio School, 1985 .
  • Diploma of Teaching, Western Australian Secondary Teachers College, 1974 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Miners and Dealers: An Ethnographic Study of An International Trade,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,  2013,  $14,779.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Karpathakis, G., (2009), Creative practice as a research tool: benefits and pitfalls. The Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association (ASPERA) 2009 Conference Papers, 2009(8-10 July ), 8p., Online.

Creative Works

  • Karpathakis, G., (2013), Fostering Together: Biological children of foster carers speak out., Boutique Screenings by Wanslea.
  • Karpathakis, G., (2013), Contenders., Cultural Centre Screen James Street Amphitheatre Perth Cultural Centre .
  • Karpathakis, G., (2012), Kangaroo couple in the bush. Textiles: The art of mankind by Mary Schoeser, Textiles: The art of mankind.
  • Karpathakis, G., (2009), Hard Drive Madononna, Eye God, Empire State Building, Aerial Sunset, Walk in time xanthorrhoea. My Other Self, Spectrum Project Space.
  • Karpathakis, G., (2009), Nalda Searles: A Stitching of Words: Interpretations of making and making do. Drifting in my own land: Nalda Searles, John Curtin Gallery followed by others.
  • Karpathakis, G., Cullen, T., Waters, B., Businovski, L., (2009), My other self (Co-curator). My other self , Spectrum Project Space.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Film As Fairy Tale..

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  On Fate And Fatalism: Photography And Fatal Theories.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Rise Of Regionalisation In The Asian Television Industry: A Case Study Of Trendy Drama 2000-2012.
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