Ioli Tzanetaki

Co-curator for local artistic positions in Athens

Ioli Tzanetaki is a curator from Athens and has developed a local program and local artistic position for the EVROVIZION presentation in Athens.

Ioli Tzanetaki (born in Athens/GR) is a curator, interdisciplinary researcher and writer. She is currently a curator and advisor for temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMΣT), Athens. She holds an MA in Art and Politics from Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. Her work and research focus on the relationship between art, politics, and social issues, more specifically looking at issues of democracy, political economy, human rights, and the socio-political impact of art labour. From 2016 to 2018 she was the assistant curator of the 1st Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art. She has been assistant curator of the non-profit Schwarz Foundation since 2017, and served as assistant curator of the Croatian Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019, in addition to other positions.

Tzanetaki co-founded the participatory art project WeHybrids, which has been taking place in various cities and art institutions in the United Kingdom since 2016. Since 2020, she has been teaching the course “CURARE – Curating Contemporary Art” organised by the cultural department of the city of Berlin. Tzanetaki has edited and written for various art publications. Tzanetaki lives and works in Athens/GR and Berlin/DE.