Nicolas Vamvouklis (born in Mytilene in 1990) is an artist and curator that lives and works between Athens and Milan.
His artistic and curatorial practice encompasses interdisciplinary thinking over equally the performing and visual arts, working with installation, performance, participatory and public art, reinterpreting collections and curating contemporary art within historical sites.
He Holds a BA in Philosophy – Aesthetics from the University of Crete, a BA in Dance from the Greek National Ballet School, an MA in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies from the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano and in 2015 he was part of the NEON 2015 Curatorial Exchange at the Whitechapel Gallery of London.
In 2014 he founded in Greece a temporary, nomadic platform for contemporary art, the K-Gold Temporary Gallery, where where he curated the projects Memory Synapses, Brave New World and FRAGMENTA presented in Greece, Italy, Czech Republic, Sweden, France and Germany.
He is a curator at FABRICA | Benetton Group, fellow in Viafarini Academy Awards 2016 and in 2017, he represents Greece in the Mediterranea 18 Biennale.
He has collaborated with the National Opera of Greece, Bejart Ballet Lausanne, Marina Abramovic Institute, Athens – Epidaurus Festival, Benaki Museum and Byzantine Museum of Athens. His work has been presented in the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Tate Modern, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, STOFF Stockholm, Goldsmiths Visual Cultures Society, Duncan Research Centre and Triennale Milano among others.