As Assistant Director for the Digital Media Lab, Kimon is responsible for the development and implementation of digital media practices across academic programs at the Bard Graduate Center. He strategizes the software and hardware needs of the lab, and work with faculty and students to effectively incorporate interactive technology into pedagogical practice and student projects. In addition, Kimon helps shape the digital aspects of the BGC's journal, monograph series, and focus gallery.
Kimon received his PhD in Theatre from the CUNY Graduate Center. While at the Graduate Center he also completed the CUNY Graduate Center's Certificate in Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. Kimon's research focuses on digital media through the lenses of political economy and sociology of culture with particular focus on intellectual property, information access, and video gaming. Kimon has taught courses in interface design, new media, digital information fluency, theatre, and performance at the Bard Graduate Center, Marymount Manhattan College, the CUNY Online Baccalaureate, and The Cooper Union, and has been active in the CUNY Graduate Center's Interactive Technology and Pedagogy program in a number of different roles including, student, program developer, and faculty.
Kimon is currently working on developing his dissertation on intellectual property rights in theatrical production into a book, and has recently had articles published in the journal Currents in Electronic Literacy and the collections Objects of Exchange (co-authored with Aaron Glass), Theater und Medien: Theatre and the Media, and Studying the Event Film: The Lord of the Rings (co-authored with Henry Bial and Ryan Reynolds).