About

Artemis Yagou (she/her)

Άρτεμις Γιάγκου

PhD
Historian of design and technology

e-mail:

artemis@yagou.gr

a.yagou@deutsches-museum.de

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Born in Athens, Greece; lives in Munich, Germany.

Research Associate, Deutsches Museum, Munich

Research Projects:

2022: Timekeeping in Motion: Technology and Design of 18th c. Portable Clocks from European Museum Collections.

2016-2021: “How they played: Children and construction toys (c. 1840-1940)”, funded by the DFG (2016-2021).

Author of Fragile Innovation: Episodes in Greek Design History

Greek version: Εύθραυστη Καινοτομία: Επεισόδια από την ιστορία του ελληνικού ντιζάιν

Main research interests

Design history, Cultural history of technology, Museums, Horology, Construction toys, Greek material culture (18th-21st c.)

Affiliations

Member of the Editorial Board, ICON (Journal of ICOHTEC),

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, The Design Journal

ICOM – The International Council of Museums
International Committee for the History of Technology
International Toy Research Association

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