Digital Programmes Manager, V&A, and Head of New Media Arts, Watermans
Irini Papadimitriou is a curator, producer and cultural manager, working at the forefront of digital culture in the UK and internationally. She has been holding the position of Digital Programmes Manager at the V&A and Head of New Media Arts at Watermans. In October 2018 she will move to the new position of Creative Director at FutureEverything.
As Digital Programmes Manager at the V&A, she has been responsible for the Digital Design Weekend, London’s influential digital art and design festival, as well as Digital Futures, a networking and sharing platform presenting and discussing intersections of art, design, technology and science, and generating collaborations. She is currently curating the Artificial Intelligent display, which will be at the V&A from September to December 2018.
In her position at Watermans she has been curating the exhibition programme and the annual Digital Performance Weekender, exploring digital culture from a critical perspective and the impact of technology in society. She is the co-curator of the Mozilla Artists Open Web project, and a co-founder of Maker Assembly, a critical gathering about maker culture: its meaning, politics, history and future.