vanessa bersis

Vanessa Bersis was born in Athens and grew up in Vienna. After her studies in theater, film and media science as well as journalism and communication, she was an art journalist in Buenos Aires for half a year. Back in Vienna she worked for the Ernst Hilger Gallery from 2009-2015. Currently at the STRABAG Kunstforum working as a curator and is in charge of the artist in residence program.


As an art educator at the Bank Austria Kunstforum since 2012 she is pursuing her passion. Besides Vanessa Bersis supported numerous art education projects and exhibitions among others at KUNST Haus Wien, WestLicht, Sammlung Verbund, KÖR, viennacontemporary and SPARK Art Fair Vienna. Since 2021 she is a lecturer at the Sigmund Freud University Vienna (art therapy).

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