Theresa Bader is a multidisciplinary and experimental designer and artist, based in Germany and conducting projects across the EU.
Her focus and interest is on topics that are environmentally sustainable, socially inclusive, and economically valuable, while taking a critical approach to art and design.
In her recent work she is establishing a new relationship between humans and non-humans, local and global resources, e.g. between the user and wool.
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In 2018 Theresa graduated from the Free University of Bolzano, Italy, with the Master of Art in Eco-Social Design. Her Master Thesis is an experimental
research about local sheep wool in South Tyrol.
She completed her Bachelor in Interior Architecture and Design in 2014 at the Hochschule Coburg, in Germany.
Since then she has been working in a range of fields as a freelance experimental artist and designer.
2023 Cultivator/Performer for "Plot" by Asad Raza, Museion Bolzano, 25.03. - 03.09.
2022 Set design for "The Mirage" by Pinky Promise
Set design for "Crazy Castle Festival" in Bruneck
Performer for "Sentiero" by Alex Cecchetti shown at the Biennale Gherdeina
opening 20.05 - 25.09
"ZA" photographic print exhibited during "redah art grand opening"
in Berlin, 26.03.
"meat" exhibited in BASIS Vinschgau / Venosta during "by Design or by Disaster"
2021 “Riding on Topo” photographic exhibition, Wiesenhof Kematen. 26.09. - 12.10.21
"meat" shown at the group exhibition "Salto.bz" during Bolzano art week.
24.09. - 03.10.21
art direction for “Eden” sustainable tiny houses and permaculture development DE collaboration with Turkey.
“sheep under a tree” group exhibition with Tobias Tavella curated by Maximilian Pellizari at Spazio Cut, Gallery in BZ
Publication of “meat”, salto.bz artstore
2020 “IN/TANGIBLE” with Lisa Zellner for “Tangible Farm Ficitions” - art and research project about the rythm of foraging on a farm.
2019 “wfyb” - “wool for your body” – a series of objects made out of wool that embrace and celebrate the human body
Publication of “rewollte” and “raw wool” in Zine by Sidewalk Bolzano
Exhibition and Open Studio at “Open Studio Progetto Borca”, Dolomiti Contemporanee
Presentation of “Rewollte - eines vergessenen Schatzes” research and project about South Tyrolean mountain sheep wool. UniBZ
Publication of “Rewollte” in the book: “dispose reuse recycle” – published by Mareike Gast, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle
2017 “zwischen Sommer und Herbst” got nominated at the 51. Hofer Filmtage for BILD-KUNST FÖRDERPREIS BESTES SZENENBILD
2016 “Fleischmahl” Food Film Fest 2016, Bergamont.(nominee)
2015 “Bitter” Fotoclub/Puderraum group show. curating and exhibiting.
Fotoclub/Puderraum, Berlin, Germany. 19.05.15
“Blau Und Schwarz Sind Anwesend” Fotoclub group show.
Puderraum, Berlin, Germany. 27.03.15
2014 “Lucedisepersi” light installation. TOA Berlin, Germany. August 2014
2012 “life expressions”. LEX group exhibition. Frameless Gallery, London, UK
Workshops / Teaching
2022 "GO BIG" wool workshop
2021 “craft fusion” 6 day workshop at Hotel Amazonas together with Thalia Killer and Julian Burchia
wool workshop for "Forum Prävention"
2019 "raw wool" 2 day Workshop
2019 “making wool futures” workshop with muu-baa
2018 “wildness” workshopseries at Werkstatt KIMM Kardaun
2017 since 2006 snowboard instructor
2016 “magicCarpet” creating a platform for exchange between citizens and refugees.