Susan Hiller (b. 1940, Ohio, USA) lives and works in London. Hiller studied film and photography at The Cooper Union, New York and archaeology and linguistics at Hunter College, New York. Hiller uses her background in archaeology and anthropology to inform her practice, which typically comprises audio and visual technology. The artist uses cultural artefacts as the starting point for her work to explore near death experiences and collective experiences of the paranormal. Hiller is considered to be one of the most influential artists in the UK. Her recent solo exhibitions include: MOT Gallery, Brussels (2016); Susan Hiller: The Last Silent Movie, FRAC, Franche-Comté (2016); Lisson Gallery, London (2015); Channels, Den Frie, Copenhagen (2014); Resounding (Infrared), Summerhall, The Edinburgh Art Festival (2014); Channels, Samstag Foundation, The Adelaide Festival, Australia (2014); and Provisional Realities, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2014). Recent group exhibitions include: Line, Lisson Gallery, London (2016); Art and Anthropology: Ethnografische Bezüge in der zeitgenössischen Kunst Galerie im Kornerpark, Neukölln (2016); British Art Show, Edinburgh (2016); and Sublime: Tremblements du Monde, Pompidou, Metz (2016).
Last updated: 20.02.2016