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/Artists: Vivian Suter in conversation with Jeanette Pacher

Secession Podcast: Artists is a series of conversations featuring artists exhibiting at the Secession. This episode is a conversation between the artist Vivian Suter and the curator Jeanette Pacher. It was recorded on May 4, 2023 in the context of the exhibition:


Vivian Suter

A Stone in the Lake

28.4. – 18.6.2023


The Secession’s iconic light-filled main gallery, which opens onto a small park behind the building, would appear to be the ideal setting for a presentation of the painter Vivian Suter’s oeuvre


The Argentinean-Swiss artist Vivian Suter has lived on a former coffee plantation in Panajachel on the shore of Guatemala’s volcano-ringed Lago de Atitlán since the early 1980s, at a far remove from the art world, which for years paid her little attention. More recently, however, she has garnered considerable acclaim and her work has been shown around the world, including, most prominently, at documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel (2017). More


Jeanette Pacher is a curator at the Secession and lecturer at the University of Applied Arts Vienna / Site-Specific Art department. She was part of the editorial team of Ö1 Kunstradio and began working in the curatorial field at Kunsthalle Wien.


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Jingle: Hui Ye with an excerpt from Combat of dreams for string quartet and audio feed (2016, Christine Lavant Quartett) by Alexander J. Eberhard


Editing Director: Jeanette Pacher

Editor: Paul Macheck


Programmed by the board of the Secession

Produced by Christian Lübbert

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