Dimitra Gkitsa (she/her) is a Lecturer in Curating and Cultural Leadership at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, where she teaches on the programmes MA Curating and MA Arts & Cultural Leadership. She is an interdisciplinary researcher and cultural practitioner whose work examines the intersection of collective memory, affect and activism, the post-socialist visual cultures, and the multiple ways in which migration and displacement shape contemporary art and curatorial practices. From 2021 to 2023 she was the Alexander Nash Research Fellow at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. She holds a PhD in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths University of London, where she also taught from 2018 to 2020. Outside academia, she has collaborated numerous non-for-profit organisations including the British Council in Athens, and the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.
- University of Southampton
- Winchester School of Art