Creative Arts Management

ΑrtBΟ (founded in 1999, based in Thessaloniki, Greece) is directed by Christos Savvidis & Lydia Chatziiakovou. It is a creative arts management office specialized in the design, production, curation and coordination of contemporary art events: exhibitions for museums and independent institutions, conferences, publications etc. ArtBOX currently is the Arts Management Director of the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki & Athens). In 2009, ArtBOX undertook the coordination and co-curation of the project Making Words, part of the 53rd Venice Biennale international contemporary art exhibition Making Worlds, directed by Daniel Birnbaum. Since 2000, ArtBOX is one of the founding members and the coordinator of Forum European Cultural Exchanges. Between 2004 and 2008, ArtBOX was the Artistic Director of Action Field Kodra – annual visual arts festival. Between 2006 and 2008, ArtBOX was the Artistic Director of Art Athina – international art fair of Athens. ArtBOX has organized the Greek Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2001 and 2006.