Sofia Pantouvaki, Ph.D., is a scenographer and professor of costume design at Aalto University, Finland. Her credits include over 80 designs for theatre, film, opera and dance productions in European venues and curation of many international projects. She is Vice-Head for Research, OISTAT/Costume; editor, Studies in Costume and Performance; chair, Critical Costume; and co-convener, IFTR Scenography WG. She was the WSD2013 curator for costume design; associate curator, Costume in Action; and co-curator, Finnish Student exhibit (Gold Medal PQ15). She lectures and publishes internationally and led the research project ‘Costume Methodologies’ funded by the Academy of Finland (2014–18). Her research focuses on the theory and practice of performance costume, costume curation and clothing in the concentration camps of the Second World War.