Theresa Baumgartner is a visual artist based in Berlin.
With her work, she is blurring the lines between AV performance and installation art using experimental filming techniques for her visuals and an approach to stage design that is rooted in fine art and sculpture.
Her latest project is a collaboration with Hildur Gudnadottir on her Emmy and Golden Globe awarded score for the HBO series Chernobyl accompanied by Chris Watson, Sam Slater, and Francesco Donadello.
In collaboration with pioneer in the field of AV performance art MFO / Marcel Weber, she developed the visual scenography for Jlin´s Black Origami Tour and for Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein performing the music of Stranger things.
She has shown her work at renowned institutions such as The Barbican Centre London, MONA (Museum Of Old And New Art in Hobart, Tasmania), HKW Berlin, La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam and highly acclaimed festivals like Unsound, CTM, Sydney Festival and Primavera.
She has also worked as assistant director on Lukas Feigelfeld´s highly critically acclaimed film Hagazussa, which won, amongst other prizes, the First Steps Award and Max Ophüls – Preis. Working as a broadcast director and producer for Boiler Room, she has been shaping their aesthetics since the early stages of the company.
Baumgartner is the co-founder of Bestfilmsforever/ BFF, a video and media arts collective with an emphasis on supporting females in tech.
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