Eirini Linardaki was born in Athens and studied at L.I.T. Limerick, Ireland, HDK Berlin and Marseille. She lived in France for more than twenty years before moving to the island of Crete. She now shares her time between Crete and New York, developing projects in the public sphere. Her public art collaborations include the City of New York – Department of Transportation, the NYC Department of Parks, the NYC Mayor’s Office for Climate Change, Rutgers University, NJ, Mamaroneck Union Free School District, NY, Institut Français, Athens, City of Paris, Mairie du 11eme, NEON Foundation, Municipalities of Agios Nikolaos, Chania and Heraklion, Salon de Montrouge, France, City of Newark, NJ. She has exhibited at the Boijmans Museum, Rotterdam; Stegi – Onassis Cultural center Athens; House of Cyprus in Greece; Fri-Art Kunsthalle, Fribourg; Natural History Museum, Geneva; Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art; Hamburg Kunsthaus; John Jay College; Radiator Gallery, NYC; Lower East Side Girls Club, NYC; Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, NYC. She was one of the curators of the Night of Ideas and Philosophy, for the French Institute. She organized and curated “Occupy # 1, New York” a collaboration with the Consulate General of Greece in New York and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the USA, where artists were invited to work in collaboration with administrative staff of the Consulate and create art through dialogue with them and within our times of sociopolitical change. Currently, she is organizing “Occupy#2, Greece”, an art research group composed of artists and curators, creating a community conducting research between France, Greece and other countries of their network.