Smaragda Nitsopoulou was born in Kavala, Greece in 1987. She studied film directing and editing in Greece and France respectively. Her practice includes photography, video art & performance. She has participated in several group exhibitions & festivals around the world such as Documenta 14, Video Art Miden festival, Simultan festival, Instants Videos Numeriques et Poetiques. . She is a 2018 fellow of the SNF Artist Fellowship program.