Maya Tounta is a curator based in Athens and Vilnius. Together with Gerda Paliusyte, Gediminas Akstinas and Liudvikas Buklys she is a founding member of the non-profit space Montos Tattoo in Vilnius, Lithuania (www.montostattoo.lt). Since 2017, she has been working with artist Otobong Nkanga in connection with the work «Carved to Flow»(Documenta 14, Athens, Greece/ Kassel, Germany), which continues with exhibitions and events, and more recently as a foundation based in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. Over the past two years, Maya Tounta has hosted events with CAConrad, Maria Thereza Alves, Newton Harrison, Jennifer Teets, Lorenzo Cirrincione, Iris Touliatou, Fernando-Garcia-Dory, Marina Vishmidt, Nina Power and Travis Jeppesen. Recent exhibitions include Bright File (June), Christos Tzivelos, Rallou Panagiotou, Elena Narbutaite, Iris Touliatou, George Prinos, Chrysanne Stathacos and Kostis Velonis, Haus N Athen, Athens, Greece (2018). From 2014 to 2016 Tounta was curator at Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania (www.rupert.lt). She is the editor of «A Solid Injury to the Knees» (2016, Rupert), a collection of essays on «political depression».
Bright File (June), hausn, Athens, Greece, 2018: Install shot: Foreground: Kostis Velonis, Cracking Love, 2018; Christos Tzivelos, Untitled, 1994 and 1990; Iris Touliatou, Untitled (Still Not Over You), 2018
Bright File (June), hausn, Athens, Greece, 2018: Rallou Panagiotou, They were told they get burning hot (with leather trousers), 2017
Bright File (June), hausn, Athens, Greece, 2018: Iris Touliatou, Untitled (Still Not Over You), 2018
Bright File (June), hausn, Athens, Greece, 2018: Elena Narbutaitė, Billy, 2018
Bright File (June), hausn, Athens, Greece, 2018: Christos Tzivelos, Le Rayon X, 1985