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Marina Syrmakezi

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCurator - Marketer - Event Manager

Projects

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About me

art + photography lover I am the founder and content curator of Gold Circle, a London based curatorial platform dedicated to visual arts and contemporary photography www.gold-circle.co.uk I'm also working on a freelance basis as Social Media Content Curator/Manager. Clients include Elizabeth Machin PR, a bespoke Interiors PR Consultancy where I oversee luxury brand's OCHRE Interiors social media accounts.

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Skills

  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Curating
  • Research Visualisation
  • Social Media Content Management

Work history

2016

Social Media Content Editor

Freelancer

Feb 2014 - Aug 2016
  • Freelance
  • Currently working on a freelance basis as Social Media Content Curator. Clients include Elizabeth Machin PR, a bespoke Interiors PR Consultancy where I oversee luxury brand's social media accounts such as OCHRE Interiors.

2016

Founder & Curator

Gold Circle Curatorial Platform for Visual Arts Contemporary Photography

Mar 2012 - Aug 2016
  • Freelance
  • Gold Circle is a curatorial platform dedicated to visual arts with a focus at contemporary photography and the conjunction of artistic and curatorial practice. Its aim is to research, showcase and promote contemporary photography practice in the UK and internationally. It hosts a digital space that acts as a platform dedicated to artists and art professionals. Curated work by emerging and established photography practitioners is presented through Showcase, either as solo or group themed shows. Gold Circle also lists selected London exhibitions in its page 'Culture'.

2012

Exhibition & Awards Coordinator

The Association of Photographers

May 2008 - Mar 2012
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for the coordination and execution of photography competitions, exhibitions and educational events such as talks & seminars. In addition contributing to AOP publications, designing exhibition catalogues and awards books and maintaining relationships with photographers, galleries and organisations.

2008

Auctions Administrator

Stanley Gibbons

Feb 2007 - May 2008
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for sales and the organisation of the online auctions at the Rare Manuscripts and Autographs department.

2007

Gallery Assistant

TATE

Oct 2006 - Feb 2007
  • Full Time
  • Assisting Museum visitors by, providing information on the museum collection and artwork.

Education

2005

BA(Hons) Theatre Design

Nottingham Trent University

Sep 2002 - Jun 2005
  • Graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Theatre Design. Dissertation title: The Real and the True in Theatre: creating the audience. Final Project: The Art of Nothing_Reality vs Theatricality An examination of the relationship between reality and theatricality.

2001

Fine Art Decorative Crafts

De Montfort University

Sep 1998 - Jun 2001
  • Modules included: - The Scope of Contemporary Practice - Art and Design History - Visual Research - Issues and Subject in Fine Art Practice - Exhibition and Marketing Practice - Cultural Identity

1997

First Certificate in English

University of Cambridge

Dec 1997 - Dec 1997
  • Awarded a 'First Certificate in English' from University of Cambridge's Local Examinations Syndicate

Awards

2012

Publicised MAGAZINE ARTICLE: PARIS PHOTO 2012 REVIEW

Association of Photographers (AOP)

  • Critical Review for Paris Photo 2012. Publicised in Image Magazine, issue 417

2012

Judge for the National Geographic Traveler's Photography Competition 2012

National Geographic

  • National Geographic Photography Competition - acted as Judge Special Supplement: National Geographic Traveller

2009

PUBLICISED MAGAZINE ARTICLE: EXHIBITION REVIEW AT AOP Gallery

Association of Photographers (AOP)

  • Exhibition Review: Portfolio: AOP New Members at AOP Gallery. Image Magazine, issue 401

2008

PUBLICISED MAGAZINE ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEW

Association of Photographers (AOP)

  • Book Showcase: Covent Garden-The Fruit,Vegetable and Flower Markets; Photographs by Clive Boursnell. Image Magazine, issue 395 - August 08.

2008

PUBLICISED MAGAZINE ARTICLE: EXHIBITION REVIEW

Association of Photographers (AOP)

  • Exhibition Review: Ultima Thule by Tiina Itkonen at Michael Hoppen Contemporary. Image Magazine, issue 396 - September 08.