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Elektra Karatza

Elektra Karatza

Athens, Greece

Elektra Karatza (b.1993, Athens) is a cultural producer, art theorist & researcher. She holds a BA in Archaeology with a minor in Social Anthropology from the University of Thessaly (Volos,2016) and an MA in Arts & Culture: Contemporary Art in a Global Perspective from the University of Leiden (Leiden,2019).  Her research focuses on socially engaged practices in visual arts & filmmaking drawing  on the politics of memory, greek national identity & social class, as well as institutional critique & its relation to collectivity.

She has worked as a producer and curator for several art institutions and film festivals such as Ethnofest-the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival; ERGO Collective; State of Concept Athens; Leiden Shorts (formerly: Leiden International Short Film Experience) amongst others.

She is currently a social entrepreneur of the Caravan Residency Program “Alexandria: (Re)activating common urban imaginaries” working closely with the Onassis Foundation.