About

Marina Miliou-Theocharaki is a performer, writer and curator based in Αthens, Greece. She has studied at Chelsea College of Art & Design in London, UK as well as at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, where she lived and worked for seven years. In her work, she orients herself around definitions of the body and its relation to literature and dance. She often investigates a body’s manifestations within prescribed sociopolitical milieus.

Selected exhibition spaces or performance venues include: Megaron – The Αthens Concert Hall, Greece; ROMANSUSAN, Chicago, IL; Vienna Ballhaus, Austria; Figure One Gallery, Champaign, IL; Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL; Comfort Station Logan Square, Chicago, IL; Den Theater, Chicago, IL; Dfbrl8tr Performance Art Gallery, Chicago, IL; as well as Cook County Jail, Chicago, IL.

Miliou-Theocharaki is co-founder of the quarterly online curatorial platform Tamaas / تماس / επαφή, and was 2016 Hatch Resident at Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, USA. From 2016-17 she was ASFA Liaison and Curatorial Assistant for documenta14, in Αthens, Greece, and Kassel, Germany. The following year she worked in production for the choreographer and dancer Alexandra Bachzetsis. In 2018, she participated in the Breaking Art workshop for young composers and choreographers at Megaron – The Αthens Concert Hall. Miliou-Theocharaki was a 2019 danceWEB Scholar in ImPulsTanz – Vienna international Dance Festival. Currently she is an Onassis AiR resident, in Athens, Greece.