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Susanne Bosch

Susanne Bosch is an artist, educator and independent researcher. She received a PhD “Learning for Civil Society Through Participatory Public Art” from the University of Ulster in Belfast in 2012. From 2007-2012, she developed and led the Art in Public MA at the University of Ulster in Belfast, together with artist Dan Shipsides.

As an “interface activist”, Susanne practices internationally in public art projects asking questions about long-term issues, and building creative arguments around the ideas of democracy and sustainable futures. Her art often involves the issues of money, migration, societal visions and participation models.

Susanne develops site and situation-specific interventions, installations, videos, drawings, and audio as well as dialogical formats. In her artistic research, and as facilitator, she uses formats such as writing, seminars and workshops. She is trained in Open Space and Art of Hosting facilitation (2008, 2014), as well as conflict transformation (2004) and systemic constellation work (2014).

Susanne has been working internationally in Austria, Italy, Ireland, the UK, Greece, Palestine, Spain, USA, Mexico, Malaysia as well as in Turkey. She was the artistic research fellow in the Collaborative Arts Partnership Program (CAPP), a European partner network of six countries (2014-2018) as well as in generationKUNST in Lower Saxonie / Germany (2017-2019). She currently advises and develops an institute for art education (BA, MA and research) at the HBK Braunschweig (University of Fine Arts, 2019-2020) in collaboration with the AG for artistic teacher education as well as being the Artistic Researcher for What Does He Need ?, a cross-inner-city collaboration between Fiona Whelan, Brokentalkers and RYP in Dublin 8. a European partner network of six countries (2014-2018) as well as in generationKUNST in Lower Saxonie / Germany (2017-2019).