Currently based in Sweden, Stefanie Hessler (b. 1987) is a curator and writer from Germany. She is the co-founder of the art space Andquestionmark in Stockholm (with Carsten Höller). Recent curatorial projects include the 8th Momentum Biennial in Moss, Norway (2015); “Outside”at Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation and Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden (2014); “Klara Lidén: The Myth of Progress (Moonwalk)” at Lugar a Dudas in Cali, Colombia (2014); “Carsten Höller: Half Past and Half To” and “Marjetica Potrč: Caracas Dry Toilet” at Die Ecke in Santiago, Chile (2012-2013); and the festival and symposium “Performing Recalcitrance” at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (2012). Hessler regularly writes for art publications, such as ArtReview and Contributor Magazine and edits books, such as Typewriter for Capacete São Paulo and Life Itself for the Moderna Museet Stockholm. She is now curating the exhibition “Speed” at the Museum of Modern Art in Recife, Brazil.
Stefanie Hessler’s residency has been realised with the support from The Nordic art association (NKF) and Curatorial Residency in Stockholm (CRIS).
“In Helsinki, I plan to deepen my research into different modes of velocity, and how our perception of time is influenced by technologies, such as the Internet and chemical substances.”