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SELECTED WORKS BY Suzanne Treister

Suzanne Treister
Rosalind Brodsky in her Electronic Time Travelling Costume to rescue her Grandparents from the Holocaust ends up mistakenly on the set of Schindlers List, Krakow , Poland, 1994



70 x 50 cm

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Annely Juda Fine Art, London
In 1995 Suzanne Treister started work on Time Travelling with Rosalind Brodsky. This vast work uses web sites, interactive cd roms, photography, video, drawings, paintings and constructions, to chart the life and adventures of the eponymous heroine as she travels through time and history, through fact and delusion: trying to rescue her grandparents from the camps of the Second World War, making a laboratory in Mad King Ludwig's castle, and visiting the swinging sixties. She receives analysis from Freud, Jung and Kristeva and traces the family tree of the creators of the Golem. This narrative of actuality and hallucination has been described by Art in America as "One of the most sustained fantasy trips of contemporary art" (Oct 2002)
Suzanne Treister studied at St Martin's and Chelsea Schools of Art and currently lives and works in London and Berlin. Utilising various media including video, the internet, interactive technologies, photography, drawing and painting, Treister's practice deals with notions of identity, history, power and the hallucinatory.
Alma Enterprises is proud to present MTB [Military Training Base] a solo show by artist Suzanne Treister. MTB will transform Alma Enterprises into a temporary showroom presenting designs and ideas for a hypothetical military training base of the future.
MTBs generally house military equipment and personnel, and are the sites of training and operations. Bases are usually extra-legal jurisdictions not subject to civil law. They can range from small outposts to military cities and may belong to a different nation or state than the surrounding territory.
Recently, while doing some top-secret research for Beautiful/Decay, I ran acrossSuzanne Treister’s new series entitled “Alchemy”. They’re ink drawings transcribing the front page of daily newspapers into Alchemical style manuscripts. These are so detailed and fun to read, it makes me wonder if papers wouldn’t be so doomed if they started printing in this format. These works do embellish the prophetic magic-wordiness of the daily.