Institut Kunst
Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

Atelier Gebäude A 1.10
Oslo-Strasse 3
4142 Münchenstein b. Basel

Tram 11, Station Freilager
T +41 61 228 40 77

Institut Kunst HGK FHNW
Freilager-Platz 1
CH-4002 Basel



Jenny Marketou

New York, Künstlerin




Jenny Marketou born and raised in Athens, Greece is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist, art educator, author and activist. After graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Comparative Greek and English Literature at the Greek Kapodistrian University in Athens she moved to New York in 1986 to study art. She is a graduate from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn where she created an interdisciplinary degree working in video, photography, socially engaged projects and critical thinking and where she received a Master in Fine Arts. Her thesis project is a published book titled The Great Longing ;The Greek of Astoria, Kedros Publishers which combines her photographs with short personal stories that she was able to record from first generation Greek Immigrants community who made their home Astoria ,Queens. She has taught at Cooper Union School of Art in New York and from 2015-2016 at the Media and Photography Dept at California Institute for the Arts, (CalArts) Valencia, California. During the spring semester 2017 she will be teaching as a visiting artist at the School of Fine Arts (ASFA) in Athens ,Greece.





Institut Kunst
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst
Atelier Gebäude A 1.10, Oslo-Strasse 3, 4142 Münchenstein b. Basel

Tram 11 Station Freilager, Freilager-Platz 1, Postfach 22, 4023 Basel
+41 61 228 40 77,,,

Institut Kunst HGK FHNW, Freilager-Platz 1, Postfach, CH-4002 Basel

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