Independent curator and writer,
Daphne Dragona is a curator and writer living and working in Berlin and Athens. Through her work, she engages with artistic practices and methodologies that challenge contemporary forms of power. Among her recent topics of interest are: the promises of machine learning, the problematics of care technologies, the impact of technological infrastructures on the environment, and the poetics, aesthetics and politics of observing, forecasting and attempting to engineer the weather. Articles of hers have been published in various books, journals, magazines, and exhibition catalogs by the likes of Springer, Sternberg Press, and Leonardo Electronic Almanac.
Her exhibitions have been hosted at the real or virtual premises of Onassis Stegi, Laboral, Aksioma, NeMe, EMST (National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens), Akademie Schloss Solitude, Alta Tecnologia Andina, NeMe and Le Lieu Unique.
Dragona was part of the core curatorial team of the transmediale festival from 2015 until 2019. She holds a PhD from the Faculty of Communication & Media Studies of the University of Athens.