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Suzanne Treister

British, b. 1958

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Suzanne Treister

British, b. 1958

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Departing from her initial career as a painter to pioneer new media art in the 1990s, Suzanne Treister has since worked across multiple formats—video, the internet, interactive technology, printed matter, charts, and diagrams—to explore structures of power and knowledge. Her projects, which evolve over time, weave together unexpected narratives and systems and often feature occult theories. Her black-and-white hand-rendered drawings map wild networks of real and imagined people, places, and ideologies. Her output continues to be influenced and updated by emerging technologies and developments. An example is her recent coining of the term post-surveillance art, which refers to the aftermath of the Edward Snowden revelations. The concept is also connected to the artist’s fictional research program involving Web 2.0 and mass intelligence, Hexen 2.0.

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Represented by industry leading galleries.
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Group show at a major institution
Serpentine Galleries, and 3 more
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Collected by a major institution
Tate
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
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Included in a major biennial
Liverpool Biennial
Biography

Departing from her initial career as a painter to pioneer new media art in the 1990s, Suzanne Treister has since worked across multiple formats—video, the internet, interactive technology, printed matter, charts, and diagrams—to explore structures of power and knowledge. Her projects, which evolve over time, weave together unexpected narratives and systems and often feature occult theories. Her black-and-white hand-rendered drawings map wild networks of real and imagined people, places, and ideologies. Her output continues to be influenced and updated by emerging technologies and developments. An example is her recent coining of the term post-surveillance art, which refers to the aftermath of the Edward Snowden revelations. The concept is also connected to the artist’s fictional research program involving Web 2.0 and mass intelligence, Hexen 2.0.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Serpentine Galleries, and 3 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Liverpool Biennial
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