Susan Hiller (American/British, born )


Born in Tallahassee, FL
Residency at the Karolyi Foundation, Vence, France
Residency at the Ministère des Beaux Arts, Morocco
Artist in Residence, University of Sussex, Brighton
Gulbenkenian Foundation Visual Artist's Award
Gulbenkenian Foundation Visual Artist's Award
Awarded a Greater London Arts Association Bursury
Visual Arts Board Traveling Fellowship, Australia
National Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
Awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship in Visual Art Practice
Made Honourary Fellow, Dartington College of Arts, UK
Awarded the DAAD Fellowship in Berlin, Germany
Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Halle, Germany
Baltic Chair of Contemporary Art at the University of Newcastle, Department of Fine Art
Currently lives and works in London


Susan Hiller: Psi Girls, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, California (solo)
Susan Hiller: Enquiries/Inquiries, Tate, London, UK
Susan Hiller: The J. Street Project, Colby College Museum of Art, ME
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the signs of power, 1973-1992, co-curated by Helaine Posner and Nancy Princenthal, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY
Susan Hiller: The J. Street Project, Colby College Museum of Art, Maine (solo)
Susan Hiller: An Ongoing Investigation, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Susan Hiller, Tate Britain, curated by Ann Gallagher, catalogue with essays by Yve-Alain Bois and Jan Verwoert (solo)
Susan Hiller, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (solo)
Susan Hiller, The Last Silent Movie, curated by Scott McLeod, Prefix ICA, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Susan Hiller, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, curated by Ellen Seifermann, Nürnberg, Germany (solo)
An On Going Investigation: “Rough Sea” And “Addenda” (1976-2010), Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich, Germany (solo)
Susan Hiller, Montehermoso. Vitoria-Gastiez, Spain (solo)
Childish Things, Fantasy and Ferocity in Recent Art, Fruitmarket gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Susan Hiller, Montehermoso. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Polytechnic, curated by Richard Grayson, Raven Row, London, UK
Yesterday Will Be Better – Taking memory into the future, Aargauer Kunsthaus Aarau, Switzerland
Carrot & Orange, Handle Street Projects, London, UK
Moving Images. Artists & Video_Film, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
The Beauty of Distance: Songs in a Precarious Age, curated by David Elliot, Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia
En Miroir, Projections Sur Le Folklore, Fri Art – Centre dʼart contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland
The Glass Delusion, The National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK
Art Sheffield, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Elles, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Atlas, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Childish Things: Fantasy & Ferocity in Art 1980-1994, Fruitmarket, Edinburgh,Scotland
Never The Same River (Possible Futures, Probable Pasts), Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
The Hidden Hand, Arts Council touring exhibition, UK
Sami Arts Festival, Saemen Sitje, Snasa, Norway
Broken Fall, Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna, Italy
Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia
Art Unlimited, Basle, Switzerland
Galerie Karin Sachs, Susan Hiller – Rough Sea and New Works, Munich, Germany (solo)
Gallery Givon, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
The J.Street Project, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Magic Lantern, Index, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
The Last Silent Movie, 101 Projects, Reykjavik, Iceland (solo)
Not Made by a Human Hand, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands
At The Edge: British Art 1950-2000 Touchstones Gallery, Rochdale, UK
British Subjects: Identity and Self-Fashioning, 1967-2009, Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, NY
Goteborg International Biennal for Contemporary Art, Sweden
Polyglottolalia, Tensta Konsthalle, Stockholm, Sweden
El pasado en el presente, Laboral Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial, Gijon-Asturias. Spain
The World Question Center, Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain
The Quick and the Dead, Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Dreaming/ Sleeping, curated by Marie Shek, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
Ogetti Smarriti (Lost and Found), Curated by Giovanni Iovane & Filipa Ramos, Prato, Italy
5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Hidden Narratives, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Residents, L’espace Electra, Paris, France
Susan Hiller: The J. Street Project, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY (solo)
Susan Hiller, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Susan Hiller, Der Deutsche Bundestag, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Susan Hiller: The Last Silent Movie, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Susan Hiller: Outlaw Cowgirl and Other works, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Susan Hiller: Journey to the land of the Tarahumaras, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Susan Hiller: Work from the 1970s, Timothy Taylor Gallery at The Armory Show, New York, NY (solo)
The Curiosities of Sigmund Freud and Other Works, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, travelling to The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC; PS1, New York, NY and Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Romantic Conceptualism, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany, travelling to the Bawag-Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Sonic Presence, Kunsthalle, Bergen, Norway
Art Unlimited, Basel Art Fair, Basel Switzerland
Ghosting in the Dark, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Looking at words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Classification: Alternative Forms of Knowledge in Contemporary Art, a selection from the Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection’, CIFO Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL
The J.Street Project, Liane and Danny Taran Gallery, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montréal, Québec (solo)
Susan Hiller, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Turin, Italy (solo)
Susan Hiller: Outlaws and Curiosities, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany (solo)
This land is my land, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany, and travelled to Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany
How to Improve the World – British Art 1946-2006, Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, South Bank Centre, London, UK
Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
A Secret Service, Art, Compulsion, Concealment, A Hayward Gallery Touring Exhibition in collaboration with the Hatton Gallery Sonambiente Berlin 2006: Festival for Seeing and Hearing, Akademie der Künste and the Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, Germany
Susan Hiller: The J-Street Project, The Box, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (solo)
Susan Hiller: The J-Street Project, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Susan Hiller: The J-Street Project, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (solo)
Susan Hiller: The J-Street Project, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Susan Hiller: The J-Street Project, Compton Verney/ Peter Moores Foundation, Warwickshire, UK (solo)
Ordering the Ordinary, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
Thinking of the Outside, Situations, Bristol, UK
The Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology and the Paranormal, Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA; Itinarios del Sonida, Centro Cultural del Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain
Susan Hiller: Recall – A Selection of Works 1969 – 2004, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, touring to: Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
Dream Extensions, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
A European Portrait II, Rohkunstbau XI, Wasserschloss Gross Leuthen, Spreewald, Germany
European Perspective, Gross Leuthen Schloss, Germany
Artists’ Favourites, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
Haunted Media, Site, Sheffield, UK
Art of The Garden, Tate Britain, London, UK
Outside of a Dog, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
Unframed, Standpoint Gallery, London, UK
Learning to Love Germany, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Apparition, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, UK
Your Memorabilia, NICAF, Tokyo International Forum, Japan
Memory, British Museum, London, UK
Taster, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Science Fictions, Earl Lu Gallery at Lasalle-Sia College of the Arts, Singapore
Genius Locii, Stadpark Lahr, Germany
Twilight, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, UK
Arrangement, Rhodes & Mann Gallery, London, UK
A Bigger Splash: British Art from Tate 1960-2003, Pavilhao Lucas Nogueira Garcez-Oca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Susan Hiller, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark (solo)
Susan Hiller, Galerie Volker Diehl Berlin, Germany (solo)
(The World May Be) Fantastic, Biennale of Sydney, Australia
Real Life, Tate St Ives, UK
Self-Evident, Tate Britain, London, UK
Apparition, Arnolfini, Bristol
Taster, DAAD Gallery, Berlin, Germany
The Map is not the Territory (2), Jane England Gallery, London, UK
Psi Girls, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Fondacion Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela (solo)
The East Wing Collection, Courthauld Institute Galleries, London, UK
Intelligence, Tate Britain, London, UK
Empathy, Taidemuseon, Pori, Finland
Strip, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Live in Your Head: Conceptual Art in Britain 1965-75, Museu do Chaido, Lisbon, Portugal
This Map is Not The Territory, Jane England Gallery, London, UK
Witness, Artangel commission at The Chapel, London, UK (solo)
Bienale de Habana, Havana, Cuba
Dream Machines, selected by Susan Hiller, Hayward Gallery, London; toured to: Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield; Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
Live in Your Head: Conceptual Art in Britain 1965-75, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Amateur/Eksdale, Kunstmuseum, Goteborg, Sweden
The British Art Show 5, organised by the Hayward Gallery, London, for the Arts Council of England; which travelled to Edinburgh, Southampton, Cardiff and Birmingham, UK


Susan Hiller, Tate Britain, London
‘Susan Hiller: Outlaw Cowgirl and Other works’, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
‘Susan Hiller: The J.Street Project 2002–2005’, Compton Verney/DAAD, Sept 2005, foreword by the artist, afterword by Jörg Heiserr
‘Susan Hiller: Recall’, Selected Works 1969–2004, Baltic, Gateshead, May 1–July 18, 2004. Edited by James Lingwood
‘Susan Hiller’, Museet For Samtidskunst, Denmark, includes the CD-ROM Susan Hiller, Dream Screens, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, USA
Foundation for Art & Creative Technology, Liverpool, ‘Factor 1991’, "An Entertainment", Ian Hunt ( no. 2 in a series of dossiers ed. Claire Doherty), Selected critical articles and essays (1991 onwards)
Fondacion Mendoza, Caracas, ‘Susan Hiller; Video Instalaciones’, Cecilia Fajardo, Richard Grayson, Denise Robinson, trans. Alicia Torres (illus. color, monograph)
‘Psi Girls: Susan Hiller’, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK and Testa Konsthall, Sweden
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, ‘Lucid Dreams’, (Illus. color monograph with reprinted texts by Tim Guest, Richard Grayson, Denise Robinson, and others)
Foksal Gallery, Warsaw/Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, ‘Wild Talents’, Denise Robinson, Stuart Morgan (Illus, color cat, Polish & English.
‘Thinking About Art: Conversations with Susan Hiller’, ed. Barbara Einzig, preface by Lucy Lippard, Manchester University Press, Manchester & New York
Liverpool, Tate Gallery Publications, ‘Susan Hiller’, texts by Guy Brett and Stuart Morgan, documentary section By Rebecca D. Cochran,120 pages (illus.,color)
‘Susan Hiller’, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, Tate Gallery Publishing
London, Gimpel Fils, ‘Susan Hiller’, text by Michael Corris, 21 pages (illus.,b/w)
‘Susan Hiller: The Revenants of Time’, Matt’s Gallery, London & Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield & Third Eye Centre, Glasgow
London/Sheffield/Glasgow,Matt’s Gallery/Mappin Gallery/Third Eye Centre, ‘The Revenants of Time’, catalogue of major time-based works of Susan Hiller accompanying "An Entertainment", essay by Jean Fisher, 65 pages (illus., color)
Paris, Pierre Birtschansky Galerie, ‘Susan Hiller’, text by Jill Lloyd, (English/French/German), 12 pages (illus. color)
London, Institute of Contemporary Art, ‘Susan Hiller’, retrospective exhibition catalogue, texts by Lucy Lippard and the artist, 48 pages (illus. color)
‘Out of Bounds’, ICA, London, UK, text by Lucy Lippard and the artist
London, Tate Gallery, ‘Susan Hiller: Belshazzar’s Feast’, interview with the artist by Catherine Lacey; Tate New Art/The Artist’s View Series, 16 pages (illus. b/w)
Derry, Orchard Gallery, ‘Susan Hiller 1974–1978: The Muse My Sister’, catalogue of three exhibitions 1984, essays by John Roberts and Guy Brett; interview with the artist by Roszika Parker, 85 pages (illus. color)
‘The Muse My Sister’, Derry, interview with the artist by Rozsika Parker, texts by Guy Brett and John Roberts
Birmingham, Ikon Gallery & Toronto, A Space, ‘Monument’, catalogue of exhibition travelling to Bristol, Arnolfini; Rochdale, Municipal Gallery, etc., introduction by Tim Guest, text by the artist (English/French),12 pages (illus.,color)
Cambridge, Kettle’s Yard & Museum of Modern Art,Oxford, ‘Susan Hiller: Recent Works’, cat. of two simultaneous exhibitions, April - May 1978, introduced by David Elliott, texts by Caryn Faure-Walker and the artist, (36 pages, illus. color)
‘Susan Hiller, Recent Works’, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, Introduction by David Elliot, essay by Caryn Faure Walker, text by the artist