Susann Wintsch

Susann Wintsch curates TREIBSAND. She studied Art History and Comparative Literature at the University of Zurich and teaches and lectures at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK. In 2013 she curated “The Fascination of Persia”, a broad exhibition on Contemporary Positions in Iranian Art in collaboration with Museum Rietberg, Zurich. Susann Wintsch is the chairwoman of Stromereien Performance Festival.

TREIBSAND is curated and edited by Susann Wintsch and exhibits original films and video works by artists living and working in Western Asia. Studio films, video essays, interviews, and texts both by and about artists, critics and others active in the field of culture accompany the artworks. Furthermore, TREIBSAND hosts a series of events such as screenings of video works and films, special exhibitions, and discussions with artists, critics, curators and others active in the field. A constant reflecting team consists of artists Nancy Atakan, Parastou Forouhar, and Necla Rüzgar.

During her residency at Sazmanab, Susann began research for a new project. She also presented her curatorial practice and TREIBSAND at Sazmanab.

March 4, 2011 – March 11, 2011


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