Curator's Talk: Vassilis Oikonomopoulos


Vassilis Oikonomopoulos presented his curatorial work to the ARTWORKS Fellows and discussed the different strategies for the creation of international art collections by museums and institutions in Europe and the Middle East. He referred to a number of art institutions as subversive examples that change the way art is exhibited and engaged to the public.

Vassilis Oikonomopoulos is a member of the selection committee and the mentorship program of the 1st SNF Artist Fellowship Program by ARTWORKS. He is a Curator at LUMA Foundation Arles. Prior to LUMA Vassilis, was the Assistant Curator, Collections of International Art at Tate Modern. He worked with Tate’s Middle East and North Africa Acquisitions Committee on formulating Tate’s strategy in the region. At Tate Modern he has co-curated the retrospective exhibition Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture and also organised the 2016 Hyundai Commission Anywhen, with French artist Philippe Parreno in the Turbine Hall.

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