Samos YoungArtists Festival

Ioli Tzanetaki

Curatorial Assistant

Ioli Tzanetaki is an independent curator, researcher and writer born in Athens and currently living in Berlin. She holds an MA in Art
 & Politics with honours from Goldsmiths, University of London,
a Postgraduate Diploma in Art History and Curating from the Sotheby's Institute of Art and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Exeter.
Her work focuses on the relationship between art, politics, and social issues. She is the Assistant Curator of the 1st Riga Biennial, Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More, Riga (2018). In 2016, she worked as a curatorial fellow
for A World Not Ours, an exhibition reflecting on the refugee
crisis commissioned by the Schwarz Foundation in Greece and France. In the same year, she co-founded the non-for-profit
project WeHybrids which consists of a series of collaborative workshops, taking place in various UK cities (2016-present). From 2015 to 2016 she was director's assistant at Siegfried Contemporary in London. She has also organised and assisted in the curation of several exhibitions in London, Berlin and Athens such as Faces and Spaces at Box. Freiraum, Berlin (2017). She is a co-editor and writer at Archipelago a printed
and online journal aiming to explore the relationship between art and politics.