Susanne Pfeffer is an art historian and curator based in Germany. She has been director at the Fridericianum in Kassel since 2013. Pfeffer is currently serving as curator for the German Pavilion at the 57th Biennale di Venezia presenting Anne Imhof’s exhibition Faust, which was awarded the Golden Lion for best national pavilion. She curated the Swiss Pavilion at the 56th Biennale di Venezia, presenting an immersive installation Our Product by Pamela Rosenkranz.
Pfeffer has served as a curator for the São Paulo Biennale and the Lyon Biennale, as well as the Tel Aviv Art Museum, the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, and the Museion Bozen. She was previously chief curator of the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin (2007–2012), curator and consultant at MoMA PS1 in New York and was artistic director of Künstlerhaus Bremen (2004-2006).
Susanne Pfeffer’s visit is suppported through the International Visiting Curators Program, developed and presented by Artspace in partnership with UNSW | Art & Design.