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  1. Marianna Tsionki (b. 1980, Athens) is a curator currently based in Manchester. She holds a BA in Multimedia Design from Huddersfield University and an MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths University of London. She is a PhD candidate in Curatorial Practice at the Manchester School of Art investigating the role of the curatorial in knowledge production and developing systematic methods for integrating research into exhibitions. Her research examines contemporary discourses at the intersection of art, architecture & technology focusing on spatial production, climate change, eco-aesthetics and migration. 

    Since 2016 she is the research curator at the CFCCA in Manchester where she is leading on the development of exhibitions, conferences, publications, projects and CFCCA’s archive & library public programme. Tsionki has initiated a number of successful new commissions and exhibitions including Miao Ying's Love's Labor's Lost (2019), MAP Office's Solid Sea Liquid Land (2017) as well as Digital Matters at CFCCA (2017), Polyrhythmia at Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces, (2017), Aquatopia at CFCCA (2018), Chinternet Ugly at CFCCA (2019) and is currently working on Future Cities. As an independent curator she has organised exhibitions, performances, talks, conferences, film screenings and roundtable discussions.