Jenny Marketou


Art | Commons | Play As Social Practice and Accessibility | Humans And

Environment | Ruination | Decolonial Aesthetics

Jenny Marketou is a Greek interdisciplinary artist, researcher, educator and author, noted for her interventions and technology based projects. Born in Athens, she was educated in the United States and lives and works in New York. She holds an MFA from Pratt Institute in New York City and she attended the Corcoran School of Art in Washington D.C. where she studied sculpture and photography for her BFA. She is currently teaching New Media and Social Engagement at the New School for Social Research in New York.

She has received numerous international residencies, grants, and awards, as well as lectured, exhibited, and curated worldwide.

She joined Citizen TALES Commons because her art practice investigates Disruptive Processes in order to explore the cultural and social relationships between artistic practice, community-based design, public art and environmental justice and is formalized as mixed-media installations, public art the Internet, performance, publications and workshops. More specifically, she was attracted by the collective's ludic segment and she is currently working on her multidisciplinary.

Jenny  is the recipient of the CITI Arts Corps Grants, NY (2021)  and currently she is an artist in residence at Billion Oysters Project on Governors Island in New York where she is showing her water bound installation project for the New York Harbor titled RIVERING/Wet Gatherings

Her work has been featured in numerous books and publications worldwide, which includes “OrganIzing from Below”  (2016), The School of Everything, Documenta 14 (2017) Perform Interdependency, Kassel University Press (2017) , More Art in the Public Eye, Duke University Press (2019) and the most recent “Serious Games” (2022).