Liquid Sky, filmstill, 1983

Ulrike Gerhardt

Ulrike Gerhardt is a writer on art and cultural theory, PhD candidate and member of the doctoral research group Representation Visuality Knowledge at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Her writing has appeared in 11th Istanbul Biennial: The Guide (Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, 2009), STARTER Exhibition Catalogue (ed. by René Block & Ilkay Baliç, Istanbul 2010), KUNST.EE. Magazine of Art and Visual Culture in EstoniaCamera Austria (both 2014), FAK (Feminist Working Collective)Body of Work and Art in the Periphery of the Center (Berlin: Sternberg Press) (both 2015) among others. Recent publications are The Forgotten Pioneer Movement—Guidebook (co-ed. with Susanne Husse, Hamburg: Textem, 2014) and the volume Post-Studio Tales (co.-ed with John Beeson, Daniel Falb & Friedemann Heckel, Hamburg: Textem, 2015).


Friederike Hamann

Friederike Hamann (* in Hagen, Westphalia) is an artist living in Berlin. She joined NOTE ON in 2011 and has co-developed the program’s content and contributed her own art projects (»Archive Scenes #1-3« and »Is there anything we can do for now?«). After graduating with a BFA from RISD in 2000 she moved to Portland, Maine where she founded the artist collective Field, which she was part of for 6 years. Her work was shown at Reception Galerie (2012), Alpineum Produzentengalerie Luzern (2011) and at Treignac Projet (2010/11).  Through her multimedia installations, she investigates the physical and psychological perceptions of space, architecture and light.


Susa Husse

Susanne Husse (*1982 in Görlitz/DE) is curator, cultural researcher and author in Berlin. Since 2011 she co-defines the program of NOTE ON with a focus on experimental curatorial practice and public spaces as sphere of artistic activity. She is the artistic director of District Berlin and engages in independent curatorial and art historical projects with an interest in micro-societal urban utopias in East and South Asia as well as artistic examinations of the political and cultural »heritage« of the Cold War period among others. Her curatorial undertakings include »dissident desire« (2013, with L. Sandoval), »(Dis)playing paper, hours and constellations« (2013), »News About The Apocalypse« (2012, with U. Gerhardt and F. Hamann), »SAY IT LOUD. on words and actions« (2012, with B.S.B. Ndikung und M.M. Steinman), »37 Manifestos. How to become collective in four easy lessons« (2011, mit J. Sotzko) and the series of conferences, workshops and interventions »The Arts and the City« (2009-2011). She collaborated with Ute Meta Bauer on the exhibition »The Future Archive« (2012, n.b.k.) and as editor with Monica Bonvicini on her artist book This Hammer Means Business (2009, Biennale di Venezia). In 2012 she was awarded with the research grant of the Goethe Institut in South Korea and taught at the Art Academy Berlin Weißensee/ Master course Space Strategies.


Imke Kannegießer

Imke Kannegießer is a cultural scientist and curator based in Berlin and Baden-Baden. She studied cultural studies at Leuphana University Lueneburg and is currently participant of the postgraduate MA Cultures of the Curatorial at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig.