Marina Fokidis is a curator and writer based in Athens, Greece. She is the founding and artistic director of the newly established Kunsthalle Athena, the first art institution of this kind in Athens which started as an experimental platform. From 2000 to 2008 she served as the director of Oxymoron, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of contemporary visual art in Greece and on an international level. She was the commissioner and curator of the Greek Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennial (2003) and one of the curators of the 1st Tirana Biennial (2001). She has curated several exhibitions including ‘Random Rules’, a channel of artists selected from Youtube, presented online (ongoing) and screened at Pulse Art Fair, New York (2009), ‘Midsummer Nights Dream’, a three-month screening program, part of Remap 2 (parallel program to Athens Biennial, 2009), ‘Her(His)tory’, an exhibition of major video works from the last decade, juxtaposed with the historical permanent collections in the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens (2007), ‘Anathena’, an exhibition held at the DESTE Foundation based on the Athenian underground scene (2006).