Antonia Alampi

tag: Arnhem

Antonia Alampi writes, talks, teaches and organizes exhibitions and other programs. She lives in Berlin where is Artistic co-Director of SAVVY Contemporary. In 2016, with iLiana Fokianaki, she initiated Future Climates, a platform that aims to propose viable futures for small scale organizations of contemporary art and culture, which will firstly manifest in Athens in March 2017 with a three-month school. Independently, she is currently working on the first museum solo-show of French choreographer Jérôme Bel for the Museo Pecci in Prato. From 2012 to 2015 she lived in Cairo, where she was curator of Beirut and art history lecturer at the Azza Fahmy Design Studio. There, she also conceived and directed the educational project The Imaginary School Program (2014/2015) focused on forms of organizing and institution building in Cairo. She has taught writing and organizing at the MFA program of Alchimia in Florence from 2014 to 2016, and has given workshops in various educational settings including MADRASSA in Casablanca, Steirischer Herbst in Graz, and the National University of Art in Bucharest.

She has lectured or taken part in panel discussions in various independent spaces and museums worldwide, ranging from Tabakalera in San Sebastian to Le18 in Marrakesh, from Kadist Art Foundation, Les Laboratoire d’Aubervillers and Palais de Tokyo in Paris to the CIMAM Conference in Doha, from CoCA in Torun to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, among the others.

Her writings have appeared in journals such as Art-Agenda, Ibraaz, Arte e Critica, and Flash Art International  and in publications such as Journal des Laboratoires (ed. Les Laboratoires d’Aubervillers); Réalités du commissariat d'exposition (ed. C.E.A.); Palais de Tokyo Magazine (ed. PDT); Performing the Insitutional III (ed. Kunsthalle Lissabon); Active Withdrawal (ed. Guangdong Times Museum). Antonia Alampi holds a BA and MA in art history from La Sapienza University in Rome and has participated to the de Appel curatorial program in Amsterdam.