Dr. Margarita Tsomou is a Greek writer, journalist, dramaturge, curator and moderator based in Berlin.
Exploring issues of queer feminism and sexuality, political art, performance theory, new media and theories of democracy, Margarita is curator for Theory and Discourse at HAU – Hebbel am Ufer, and the editor and publisher of the pop-feminist Missy Magazine.
Margarita writes for a range of print and radio outlets and is a regular speaker and moderator in panel discussions with leading thinkers including Chantal Mouffe, Josef Vogl, Saskia Sassen, Diedrich Diederichsen and Annie Sprinkle. As part of her most recent curatorial projects, Margarita produced the series '#unteilbar denken', a public think tank at HAU – Hebbel am Ufer, as well as the event series 'Apatride Society' for Paul B. Preciado's discursive program at Documenta 14.
A Greek cultural studies scholar, Margarita received her doctoral title as a fellow at the graduate school for arts-based research 'Versammlung und Teilhabe: Urbane Öffentlichkeiten und performative Künste' ('Coming Together and Participation: Urban Publics and Performative Arts') at the HafenCity Universität Hamburg/Fundus Theater/Kampnagel in February 2018. Margarita is part of the artist-activist group Schwabinggrad Ballett and the Berlin-based publisher bbo.