Marina Vranopoulou is an art historian and a contemporary art curator.
Marina Vranopoulou is an art historian and a contemporary art curator. She is responsible for DESTE Foundation's exhibition space, The Slaughterhouse, in Hydra, curator of the contemporary art lecture program of the Museum of Cycladic Art, What is to be Done?, member of the collective artistic project Saprofyta and a PhD researcher for Goldsmiths University. At DESTE she has coordinated the exhibitions of Matthew Barney and Elizabeth Peyton, Maurizio Cattelan, Doug Aitken and Urs Fischer, Pawel Althamer between others. For the Museum of Cycladic Art she has coordinated the lectures of Bruno Latour, Anton Vidokle, Urs Fischer, Lynda Benglis, amongst others. For her doctorate degree she is researching how collecting affects the contemporary artwork and what are the social effects of contemporary collecting. Among the exhibitions she has curated the following are included: Jannis Varelas, Vassilis H., The Modern Territory, Souzy Tros, Athens, 2013, Alexandra Waliszewska, Pain, Remap 3, Athens, 2012 and Poka Yio, Bordello Nacional, Remap 3, Athens, 2012. Her texts are published at VIMA /Sunday newspaper, at Athens Voice and at South Magazine. Vranopoulou is also the founder and director of Dio Horia Contemporary Art Platform on Mykonos, Greece.