Author: Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou

Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou works at the intersection of art history and the environmental humanities, specializing in the relationship between art and science with an emphasis on nuclear technologies. She completed a dissertation at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris) in 2021 as an Onassis Foundation doctoral fellow, and she is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg, RWTH Aachen University. In her postdoctoral project, Mavrokordopoulou explores uranium as an agent of environmental injustice, proposing a material history of uranium in the twentieth century through art and media. Her writing has been published in Necsus, European Journal of Media Studies, Les cahiers du musée national d’art moderne, and the edited collection Toxic Immanence: Decolonizing Nuclear Futures and Legacies, amongst others. Mavrokordopoulou is the scientific advisor for an upcoming exhibition on the atomic age at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris (fall 2024).

Authored by Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou