Dr phil Susanne Jaschko is curator of contemporary art and based in Berlin, Germany. Her curatorial practice focuses on experimental art which goes beyond art as commodity and renews the concept of art and its social and cultural functions. She was Head of Presentation and of the artist-in-residence program at the Netherlands Media Art Institute in Amsterdam from 2008/09. From 1997 to 2004 she was curator and later deputy director of transmediale. Among the exhibition projects she curated independently are Visual Voltage Amplified, Felleshus, Berlin, 2010; Travelling Without Moving, Oboro, Montréal; urban interface berlin/oslo, 2007; Urban Screens Manchester 07; Open House, Vitra Design Museum/Art Center Pasadena a.o. 2006 – 2008; SCAPE – Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2006.
Next to her curatorial work she has taught at institutions in Germany and abroad. She regularly lectures and writes about contemporary art that relates to her curatorial practice.