Yota Ioannidou is an artist (born in Athens/Greece). She lives and works in Athens. Ioannidou graduated with a BA from the Athens School of Fine Arts (Greece), a MFA from the Dutch Art Institute (The Netherlands) and currently is a PhD researcher in PhDArts in Leiden University/Creative and Performing Studies and KABK/ Den Haag. In her projects creates and revises archives, following a process of research (visits in archives and in situ research), collection (texts, images, data, maps, films) recordings, involving various ways of formulation. The formulation of the research material combines storytelling and formation of reading and performing groups on the research subject. So far in her projects looks into issues related to social struggles and movements with a strong focus on the idea of the local and translocal (i.e. most of her projects are referred to social struggles from the current Greek history related to examples that we find in other places as well as in past times). Her work has been presented in "The kids want communism" - Notes on division/ ΜΟΒΥ Bat Yam, Ιsrael (2017), No need for references, WUK, Vienna, (2015), 3rd and 4th Athens biennale a.o.