Compassion is a non profit, volunteer-run arts collective based in Hamburg & Athens. It was founded in 2015 by a voluntary initiative of active citizens, artists, cultural managers and academics. In the network of Compassion active citizens, scientists and artists are enrolled.


Efi Kyprianidou – Curator

Efi Kyprianidou holds a PhD in Philosophy and has a special interest in Aesthetics. She further specializes in Cultural Policy and Management and she has curated a number of individual and group art exhibitions in Cyprus, Greece, Germany and the UK. She is the academic advisor of the Cyprus Virtual Art Museum. She is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at the Open University of Cyprus.



Penny Monogiou – Project Coordinator

Penny Monogiou is a visual artist. She studied at Athens School of Fine Arts. Her work was presented in group and solo exhibitions in Cyprus, Greece, Paris, Hamburg. She was awarded with the 1st prize of the 6th Student Biennale 2011.  Her Sculpture “Through time”, was selected for the permanent exhibition of Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens. Penny lives in Hamburg, Germany where she works as an artist and curator.