Residencies : ISCP New York City

1 September – 31 May 2009

Susanne Ø. Sæther


Susanne Ø. Sæther, PhD., (b.1972, in Oslo, Norway) is a researcher and curator based in Oslo. She has curated several exhibitions of camera-based and media art, among them 'Comme au Cinéma: The Cinematic as Method and Metaphor'(2008) at Fotogalleriet, Oslo with Ida Kierulf, and 'Ghost in the Machine'(2008) at Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo with Elisabeth Byre. Her most recent publications include Arkivets estetikk in 80 millioner bilder (ed. Ekeberg/Lund, 2008) and Between the Hyperrepresentational and the Hyperreal. A sampling sensibility? in Sutton, Brind and McKenzie (eds.), The State of the Real. Aesthetics in the Digital Age (2007). Her PhD. dissertation The Aesthetics of Sampling: Engaging the Media in Recent Video Art (2009) discusses the repositioning of different media and archival material in contemporary cinema and art. Sæther is a curatorial student from the Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA, 2005-06.