Nadja Argyropoulou

  • Independent Curator

Nadja Argyropoulou is an independent curator based in Athens.

She studied history and archaeology (BA, Kapodistrian University, Athens) and art history and theory (MA, Essex University, UK).

She has worked, as director of Cultural Programming at the Hellenic American Union in Athens, as Head of Cultural for the Office of Greek Presidency of the EU – Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2003, and as assistant curator for the Greek Pavilion in the 2005 and 2007 Venice Biennale. She has cooperated with a large number of cultural institutions and entities, both private, such as Deste Foundation, Onassis Foundation, Neon Foundation, are-events, Prague and public, in Greece and abroad.

Among many exhibitions and interdisciplinary events (dance, theatre, ecology, music, science she has curated exhibitions such as “Hotel Paradies”- 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens, 2009 / “The Marathon Marathon” project, co-curated with Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Acropolis museum Athens, 2010 /  Family Business project (initiated by Massimiliano Gioni and Maurizio Cattelan) in New York and Paris (Chalet Society and Palais de Tokyo) for 2013-2014 / “HELL AS Pavilion”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2013 / “Collecting Architecture- Territories” research project [2012-2013, DESTE and GSAPP – Columbia University] / “Wor(th)ship: Tassos Vrettos”, Benaki Museum, Nov.2015 – Jan.2016, Arles 2016, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography 2017/ “Paratoxic Paradoxes”, an international, commissioned- based, three-year curatorial on political ecology, exhibited at the Benaki Museum in Athens [April –May 2017]/ “Making Oddkin-for joy, for trouble, for volcano love”, Nisyros and Gyali islands, Dodecanese, 2018 / “mêtis. the wave in the mind and fugitive planning”, Tilos island, Dodecanese, 2019.
She has written reviews and texts for books, solo and group exhibitions and art related publications.