Susan Schuppli is a researcher and artist based in the UK whose work examines material evidence from war and conflict to environmental disasters and climate change. Current work is focused on ice core science and the politics of cold. Creative projects have been exhibited throughout Europe, Asia, Canada, and the US. Recent exhibitions include the Toronto Biennial of Art, Spill, Morris & Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, The Coming World, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Logics of Sense, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Canada, Eavesdropping, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand, and Deadly Affairs, Extra City, Antwerp. Other notable works include Nature Represents Itself, SculptureCenter, New York, Trace Evidence, a video trilogy commissioned by Arts Catalyst UK & Bildmuseet, Sweden and Atmospheric Feedback Loops, a Vertical Cinema commission for Sonic Acts, Amsterdam. She has published widely within the context of media and politics and is author of the new book, Material Witness published by MIT Press in 2020.
Schuppli is Reader and Director of the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths where she is also an affiliate artist-researcher and Board Chair of Forensic Architecture. Previously she was Senior Research Fellow and Project Co-ordinator of Forensic Architecture. Prior to working in the UK she was an Associate Professor in visual/media arts in Canada. Schuppli received her PhD from Goldsmiths and participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program after completing her MFA at the University of California San Diego. She is the recipient of the 2016 ICP Infinity Award.