Susanne Jaschko

Biographical Information

Dr Susanne Jaschko, born in 1967, is a Berlin based independent curator, author and lecturer. As a curator she works at the intersection of contemporary art, technology and science.

She is founder of prozessagenten, process by art and design. prozessagenten is a label that gives her the opportunity to collaborate with artists and designers and to develop participatory art and design projects.

From 2008 to 2009, she has been of Head of Presentation and of the Artist in Residence Programme at the Netherlands Media Art Institute in Amsterdam. She also works as an independent freelance curator.

Between 1997 and 2004 Jaschko was curator for, then deputy director of the transmediale festival for art and digital culture in Berlin. In particular, her curatorial work reflects upon the social changes brought on by the globalization and technicization of everyday life. Among the most important exhibition projects she has curated are “SCAPE – Biennial of Art in Public Space” in Christchurch, New Zealand (2006), “Open House”, Vitra Design Museum and Art Center Pasadena in Essen (2006), “transmediale_extended” in Santiago de Chile (2003), “fly utopia! – transmediale.04” in Berlin (2004) as well as “Contemporary positions in media art” as part of transmediale.02 (Berlin 2002) and the exhibition series "urban interface" (Berlin 2007).

Parallel to her curatorial work she also researches and teaches at institutions in Germany and abroad – such as Universität Leipzig, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KhiO) or the University of applied sciences FH Potsdam. She has also served as a jury member in several international competitions for media and video art. She regularly lectures at international conferences in the field of electronic art.

Susanne Jaschko 2006, Copyright: Susanne Jaschko
Susanne Jaschko
Independent curator | Berlin

Keywords
Contemporary art
Media art
Electronic art
Digital culture
Sound art
Architecture/Design
Art in public space
Globalization

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Susanne Jaschko