Katerina Gkoutziouli

Katerina Gkoutziouli is co-Founder of KOΛEKTIVA. She is a curator, researcher and project manager based in Athens, Greece. Her research focus is on art and digital culture exploring issues related to cultural identity, network politics, surveillance, data-mining, big data and emerging AI technologies.

She has worked as a curator, researcher, mentor, cultural consultant and project manager in public institutions and cultural organisations, such as the Athens School of Fine Arts, the Goethe Institute in Athens, the Athens Digital Arts Festival, the Municipality of Athens, the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency, the Benaki Museum, SIGGRAPH Festival, Bios-Romantso, among others. She has a longstanding experience in coordinating and monitoring EU funded projects (Creative Europe and Horizon Europe Programs).

She has curated exhibitions, workshops and collaborative projects with international artists and curators for different institutions as well as independently. She has also written essays and articles for art publications and online media on issues related to digital culture and the regeneration of public spaces through culture. She holds an MA in Visual Culture from the University of Westminster (London, UK) and a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Athens. She is a recipient of 2020-2021 Fulbright Fellowship.