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Susan Schuppli

The work of Susan Schuppli (Canadian/Swiss, lives in London, UK) explores the ways in which non-human witnesses, such as materials and objects, enter into public discourse and testify to historical events, especially those involving political violence, war crimes, and environmental conflicts. She draws on her experience as a part of the research agency Forensic Architecture in her consideration of various modes of communication from legal analysis and public advocacy to theoretical reflection and creative exploration.

Works

Susan Schuppli at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E

Location: 259 Lake Shore Blvd East

Learning from Ice is a multi-year project that investigates how different knowledge practices respond to climate change. Drawing on her research into ice core science, Schuppli presents a documentary film that considers how glacial ice acts as a material witness to global warming. From volcanic ash spewed thousands of years…

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