In partnership with ARTWORKS based in Greece, SAHA hosted one of the ARTWORKS' curatorial fellows at SAHA Studio for six weeks. Eva Vaslamatzi, who was the ARTWORKS Curatorial Fellow in 2019, was the first curator in residency of the partnership with ARTWORKS in a collaboration that is planned to continue in the upcoming years.

Second resident of the program Eirini Foundetaki who is conduct her research in İstanbul between October-November 2022, is an independent curator and writer based in Athens and Berlin.

SAHA supported participants of the programme

Eva Vaslamatzi (Athens, 1990)
Eva Vaslamatzi is an independent curator and writer working between Athens and Paris. Most recently, she was the co-curator for visual arts at DOC!, a non-profit multipurpose space in northeastern Paris (2017-2019), while also working as an assistant curator at the Palais de Tokyo (2018-2019). Vaslamatzi was in residency at SAHA Studio between May and July 2021. Vaslamatzi visited artist studios, archival and art institutions in Istanbul. She presented her curatorial research at the SAHA Studio Open on 15–19 June and developed her network. She completed her curatorial research by a group exhibition, “I heard it from the valleys” in Haus N Athen, held on 2 October 2021 – 5 November 2021, featuring works by 6 artists, including Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, Aslı Çavuşoğlu, and Marina Papazyan from Istanbul. The exhibition's graphic design was done by Kibele Yarman. 

Eirini Fountedaki (Athens, 1991)
As the second fellow of ARTWORKS who is a resident at SAHA Studio, Eirini Fountedaki is an independent curator and writer based in Athens and Berlin. She is one of the curators selected to participate in the curatorial workshop How now to gather (11th Berlin Biennale). She has been the co-curator of the monthly film projection series Residing in the Borderlands at SAVVY Contemporary—The Laboratory of Form-Ideas (April 2019 – July 2020), which intended to create a new cartography of Berlin through diasporic perspectives.


Founded in 2017, ARTWORKS is a nonprofit organization that aims to create a fertile and nurturing environment for Greek artists through funding and public engagement opportunities. ARTWORKS is supported by its founding donor, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.


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