Elena Agudio

Elena Agudio (PhD) is a Berlin-based art historian and curator. She is interested in curatorial practices as forms of troubling, with a focus on its performative and relational aspects. 

Since 2013 she has been artistic co-director of SAVVY Contemporary, where she curates and co-curates exhibition projects, discursive programmes and series, among which recently: For the Phoenix to Find Its Form in Us. On Restitution, Reparations, and Rehabilitation; Ultrasanity. On Madness, Sanitation, Antipsychiatry and Resistance; Soil is an Inscribed Body. On Sovereignty and Agropoetics; and the series Speaking Feminisms/We Who Are Not The Same dedicated to an exploration of current feminist practices and alliances.

She is also artistic director of the non-profit association Association of Neuroesthetics (AoN)_Platform for Art and Neuroscience, a project in collaboration with the Medical University of Charité and The School of Mind and Brain of the Humboldt University encouraging both a dialogue and lasting cooperation between contemporary art and the cognitive sciences. Elena Agudio teaches at the Berlin-Weißensee School of Art.

Elena Agudio advises as a mentor the curatorial research of TURN2 Resident  Laura Ganda at ZK/U.