Festival Team

Curator – Dr Susanne Jaschko

Dr Susanne Jaschko is an independent curator in the realm of contemporary art, with particular focus on electronic art and digital culture. In 2008/09, she was Head of Presentation and of the Artist in Residence Programme at the Netherlands Media Art Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Between 1997 and 2004, Jaschko was Curator, then Deputy Director of the transmediale festival for art and digital culture in Berlin, Germany.

Her exhibition projects include Contemporary Positions in Media Art, transmediale.02 (2002); transmediale_extended, Santiago de Chile (2003); Don’t Misbehave!, Scape Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch, New Zealand (2006); Open House. Architecture and Technology for Intelligent Living, travelling exhibition, Vitra Design Museum/Art Center Pasadena (2006); urban interface berlin (2007); urban interface oslo, Norway (2007); Process as Paradigm, Laboral, Gijon, Spain (2010), An Opera of Labour and Revolution, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2014).

Next to her curatorial work she has taught at an academic level in Germany and abroad, such as at the Oslo National Academy of Fine Arts, University of Arts Berlin or University Duisburg-Essen. She has also served as a jury member in several international competitions for new media and video art. She is based in Berlin, Germany.


Curatorial Assistant
Shanika Perera

Curatorial Assistant Film
Anomaa Rajakaruna

Festival Manager
Menika van der Poorten

Technical Production
Lalindra Amarasekara

Catalogue/Website Editor
Anukshi Jayasinha

Web Designer
Chinthaka Senanayake

Paul Kaemmerer
Katharina Teiser
Anja Dreves

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