Susanne S.D. Themlitz


Susanne S.D. Themlitz
Lisbon, Portugal + Cologne, Germany themlitz<a>clix.pt


Banyan Presentations and Workshops:

16-10-07 Benares Hindi University BHU

Susanne S.D. Themlitz was born in Lisbon in 1968. She lives in Cologne and Lisbon.

She studied drawing and sculpture at Ar.Co., and was awarded a scholarship by the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian to spend three months in London on an exchange with the Royal College of Art (1992) and in Düsseldorf at the Kunstakademie (where she took the postgraduate Meisterschüler qualification). She has been exhibiting regularly since 1992.

Amongst her most recent solo exhibitions, the most notable have been: Vertebrados & Invertebrais II, MCO Arte Contemporânea, Oporto (2007), O Estado do Sono, Culturgest, Oporto (2006), Extroversão , Vera Cortês Agência de Arte, Lisbon (2006), Of Subterranean Life, Casa da Cerca, Almada (2006), Metamorfopsia Dois Mil e Cinco, Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon (2005) and Anthropophobies & Etholomanies / Rivals Borderers Anonymous , Flottmann-Hallen, Herne (2003/04).

In her group exhibitions, attention is drawn to BES Photo, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon (2007) and the installation Oh la la,... oh la balançoire / Tentacular Microcosm, which was included in the exhibition Imaginary Lifes, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon, 2004/05).

Her work has been published in various books and catalogues and is represented in several public and private collections, such as those of Banco Espírito Santo (BES), Caixa Geral de Depósitos / Culturgest, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Fundação Carmona e Costa, Fundação Ilídio Pinho, Fundação plmj, Fundação de Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Funchal and Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Badajoz (meiac).