the emancipatory
potential of
cultural practice

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WUK, Vienna

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Gigi Argyropoulou

Gigi Argyropoulou is a researcher, curator, artist and theorist working in the fields of performance and cultural practice based in Athens and London. Gigi has initiated and organised festivals, conferences, performances, actions and cultural collaborations both inside and outside institutions. She is a founding member of Green Park, Mavili Collective, Institute for Live Arts Research, Kolektiva Omonia and F2 Performance Unit/Mkultra. As a member of Mavili and other collectives Gigi co-initiated/organised occupations, interventions, programmes and cultural critique actions during the crisis. She holds an MA from Dartington College of Art and a PhD from Roehampton University focused on space, politics and performance. Gigi received the Routledge Prize for PSi 18 and was co-editor of the special issue of Performance Research "On Institutions" (September 2015).