Susan Philipsz

Talk in the context of „Site Specificity and Identities“, a series of the expanded cinema class 2021.

Susan Philipsz is a Scottish artist based in Berlin who works with spaces, narrative and sounds. In 2010 she won the Turner Prize. She is Professor for Sculpture and Space Concepts at HfBK Dresden.


1989-1993 BA in Fine Art (Sculpture) at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee
1993-1994 MA in Fine Art at The University of Ulster, Belfast
1994-1996 Catalyst Arts Management Committee Member, Catalyst Art, Belfast
1996-2000 Founding member Grassy Knoll Productions, Belfast
2000-2001 International Residency Programme, P.S.1, New York
2001-2002 International Residency Programme, Kunst-Werke e.V., Berlin
2003 International Artist in Residence, Art Pace, San Antonio, Texas
Lives in Berlin, Germany