Margarita Tsomou is a Greek, Berlin-based author, publisher, dramaturge, and curator. She is Head of the Theory Department at the Theatre HAU Hebbel am Ufer in Berlin, publisher of the pop-feminist Missy Magazine, and writes for German newspapers and radio. Her artistic collaborations and curatorial projects have been presented at institutions such as Maxim Gorki Theater and Volksbühne, both in Berlin, and the Onassis Cultural Center, Athens.
Since autumn 2016 and together with Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz and Nelli Kambouri, she is the leading curatorial and organising force behind the Apatride Society of the Political Others of the Parliament of Bodies. In 2018 she organised the ‘Homeland Phantasies’ conference at Kampnagel Theatre, Hamburg, which critically examined the terms ‘nation’ and ‘heimat’.
She holds a PhD in ‘artistic research’ and works on the topics queer-feminism and sexuality, political art, theory of performance and new media, antifascism and feminism of colour, as well as democracy theories in the context of the Greek debt crises. She is part of the publishing collective b_books in Berlin and the activist/artistic group Schwabinggrad Ballett in Hamburg.