Dr Susanne Jaschko is a Berlin based independent curator of contemporary art with a focus on public and experimental art and digital culture. Between March 2008 and May 2009, she was head of presentation and of the artist in residence program at the Netherlands Media Art Institute in Amsterdam. From1997 - 2004 Jaschko was curator, then deputy director of the transmediale festival for art and digital culture in Berlin.
Among the most important exhibition projects she curated are "urban interface" (Berlin and Oslo 2007), "Urban Screens Manchester 07", "Open House", Vitra Design Museum and Art Center Pasadena (international travelling show 2006 - 2008), "SCAPE - Biennial of Art in Public Space" in Christchurch, New Zealand (2006) , "transmediale_extended", MAC, Santiago de Chile (2003), "Contemporary positions in media art", transmediale.02, Berlin (2002).
Next to her curatorial work she has conducted research and taught at institutions in Germany and abroad - such as Leipzig University, Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KhiO) and 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 and writes about contemporary art and digital culture.
go to: Susanne Jaschko website
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