Karin Suter

born September 1, 1979 in Dornach/Switzerland


Education

2000 - 2001 College of Art & Design HGKZ in Zurich, CH

2001 - 2004 Fine Art and Media Art Department, University of Art in Basel, CH

2004 BA of Fine Arts, University of Art in Basel, CH


2002 - 2003 Curator at the Wagenmeisterei, independent curatoroal project, nt/Areal Basel CH

2009 Researcher Contemporary Art Kunst in Aserbaijan for Culturscapes Festival Basel CH

2011 Guest lector / tutor ECA Edinburgh College of Art, UK
since 2013 Coordinator Artist-in-Residence Programme at Foundation Kaus Australis, Rotterdam NL
since 2015 Curator at Zampanò chambre d'art, in cooperation with Chris van Mulligen, Rotterdam NL


Exhibitions/Projects (selection)


2017 The Peanut Vendor (die Einverleibung der Welt), Haus Pfeffermann, Nordheim v.d. Rhön DE
2017 Gallery Crawl Noord, Nachtsmid Rotterdam NL (g)
2017 Pathos of distance... پاتؤ سى دورى …باتوس البعد, Galerie Sanaa Utrecht NL (g)
2016 Optic Mountaineering, TENT Rotterdam NL (g)
2016 Straight outta Rotterdam, Arena One Los Angeles USA (g)
2016 Kornhaus Frick CH (duo)
2016 Stilleven, RORO buiten, Rotterdam NL(s, art in public space)
2016 ‘By Distance’ NY Space Manchester, UK (g)

2016 Irrunei, Dornach CH, (s, commission art in public space)

2015 ‚Kreis im Berg’ Trabanten @ Frank Vits, Düsseldorf DE (duo)

2014 Galerie Carzaniga, Basel CH (s)

2014 ‘Alienation - Another Spot to Visit‘, The Oval Space, London UK (g)

2014 Marion Scharmann, Köln DE (s)

2013 ‚Das Geheimnis der Vegetation’, Basel CH (g, art in public space, pub.)

2013 ‚In The Space of Analogies, There Are Only Detours’, Concorde, Lisbon P (s)

2012 ‚Simulacri’, Hoffmann - La Roche, Basel (s, commission)
2012 ‚In Gesprek’, Museum Elburg, Elburg NL (g)

2011 ‚The Secret Garden’, Freymond-Guth, Zurich CH (g)
2011 ’Bare House’, Zanaabaz ar Museum for contemporary art, Ulaanbaatar MN (g)

2011 ’A Finite Whole Is Greater Than Any of Its Parts ’, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh UK (s)

2010 ‚I Can‘t Forget But I Don‘t Remember What’, Freymond-Guth, Zürich (g)

2010 ‚Dwelling on Matter’, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz/Basel CH (s)

2010 ‚Ich habe mich geweigert einen Baum zu zeichnen’, Klingental, Basel CH (g)
2009 Speculations about gates of paradise, Marion Scharmann, Köln D (s)
2008 Walking On Thin Ice, Art News Project, Berlin D (g)
2007 Oscillations (an environmental quest), Imperial City Art Museum, Beijing PRC (s, cat)
2006 The light was awfully fast, Les Complices* espace libre & édition, Zurich CH (s, edition)
2006 Vortex, University of Zurich, Zurich CH, (s, commission art in public space)


Residencies

in Edinburgh UK, Sils Project Space Rotterdam in cooperation with Embassy Edinburgh, 2011,
in Beijing PRC, iaab Basel, 2007 (pub.)
in Rotterdam NL, iaab Basel, 2005 (pub.)


Prices/Grants

Alexander Clavel Art Award, Riehen CH 2005
Commission Kanton Baselland CH 2008
Aargauer Kuratorium Aarau CH Working Grant 2009


Publications

2013 100 Jahre Meret Oppenheim - ein Kunstprojekt in Basel, Simon Baur/Silvia Buol
2013 Grote Rotterdamse Kunst Kalender
2011 Rotterdam, iaab / Kaus Australis
2011 Pond private views, issue no. 2
2007 798 Dashanzi Art Festival, Oscillations (an environmental quest)
2006 Fanzine, Les Complices* espace libre & édition