Vita

Susanne Rottenbacher

1969 born in Göttingen (D)
1988-1991 Studies set design (B.A.), Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
1991 Josephine Paddock Scholarship, Columbia University, New York, N.Y
1991-1992 Studies Light and Lighting (M.Sc.), Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, London
1992 »Henry Bartlett« travel grant for Prague, Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, London
1992-1996 Set design, Deutsche Oper Berlin
1997-2001 Lighting design, Light Art Light (Bundeskanzleramt, Regierungsneubauten)
since 2004 artworks with light
2004 GE Edison Award of Excellence (Lighting design »Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus«, Bundestag, Berlin)
2005 IIDA Award of Merit, IESNA (Lighting design »Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus«, Bundestag, Berlin)
2009 Nominated for »Targetti Light Art Award 2009«
2013 1. Prize, Kunst am Bau C.O.R. Düsseldorf, Installation »Gustaf«
2016 Artist in Residence, Centre of Contemporary Art, CCA, Andratx Mallorca (ES)
2018 1. Prize KAB Competition bord area »Hauptsitz Evangelische Bank eG«, Kassel (D)
lives and works in Berlin

Solo exhibitions (Selection)

2019 Haus am Waldsee, »Sturm und Drang«, installation on the entrance portal
2018 Kunsthalle 1, Centre of Contemporary Art, CCA, Andratx, Mallorca (with Claus Rottenbacher)
Galerie Magic Beans (with Claus Rottenbacher)
Gallery SER, Centre of Contemporary Art, CCA, Andratx, Mallorca
Showcase exhibition, Haus am Waldsee in the Bikini Berlin, »The Twist 01«, Light installation
2017 BOX Freiraum, Berlin
Ausstellungsraum IrminRodenstockBeck, Munich
2015 Kunst – und Projektraum 11m2, Berlin
2014 Galerie Teapot, Cologne
2012 Kunsthaus Grosse Bleichen, Hamburg Art Week 2012
Christuskirche Cologne
2011 Max Planck Institut, Berlin
Galerie Teapot, Cologne
2009 Max Planck Institut, Berlin
Ausstellungsraum Wallrafplatz 1, Cologne
2008 Galerie Teapot, Cologne

Group exhibitions (Selection)

2019 Galerie Drees, Hannover
2017 La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Pisani, in cooperation with UNPAINTED art fair (I)
Kunstmuseum Celle (D)
Schlieder Art Consulting Pop Up Galerie, Frankfurt/Main
2016 Kesselhalle Munic (curated by Nate Hitchcock)
Galerie FeldbuschWiesner, Berlin
Schloss Tüssling (D)
Ballhaus Ost, Berlin
ROMPONE kunstsalon, Cologne
2015 SALSALI PRIVATE MUSEUM, Dubai (ARE)
2014 Kunstmuseum Celle (D)
2013 The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, GASK Gallery
Christuskirche Cologne (curated by Jutta Ritterskamp)
Ausstellungsraum Kurfürstendamm, Berlin
Anacapri (I)
2010 Lichtparcours Braunschweig
Galerie Grazia Blumberg, Recklinghausen (D)
Volksbad Jena (D)
Martin Luther Turm und St. Mauritius Turm, Kulturforum in Herz Jesu e.V., Cologne
2009 Rodbyhavn (DK)
2008 Märkisches Museum, Berlin
Galerie Teapot, Cologne
»Tape modern 02« in assoc. with Berlinbiennale 05 & Heidestrasse Galleries
2007 LICHTBERLIN, Parcours Großer Tiergarten Berlin
2006 Alte Bundesbahndirektion, Cologne