A collaboration between Cathleen Schuster and Marcel Dickhage, titre provisoire create works that engage with the contemporary environment and evolve through dialogue. They work from a conceptual approach in time-based media.

titre provisoire’s work has been shown in a number of international exhibitions, including Lieben, Taxispalais, Innsbruck (2018); Stockholm Syndrome, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg (2018); Planet 9. Projections #3, Kunsthalle Darmstadt (2017); Performing Relationships, Kunstverein Leipzig (2017); From Bandung to Berlin – If all of the moons aligned, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (2016); The School of Prosperity – A Class of the School of Kyiv/Kyiv Biennial 2015, MUSA Museum, Vienna (2016); New-Self-Portrait-Paradox, Ludlow 38, New York (2016); The School of Kyiv: Leipzig Class. Seminar: Politics of Form, GfZK Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig (2015), and The School of Kyiv/Kyiv Biennial 2015, Kyiv (2015).

Their publications include the artist book Two or three scripted loops on the Paradox of the Speculative, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen (2014); The performing archive, GWK Münster (2013) and the exhibition catalogue A Burnt-Out Case?, NGBK Berlin (2012).

Among their numerous films are How surprising that you are (2018), Some things in common perhaps (2017), A small exaggeration (2016), Uncertain geographies (2015), Money and trade considered (2013–2014), Layers (2012–2014), Not a waste (2013), Gesten einer Arbeit (2012), POI (2011), Strada Fabricii (2010–2012) and Unfinished Business (2009).

titre provisoire have received the GWK Young Artist Award, Germany (2012); a project grant from Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn (2011) and the Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipend (2010–2012).

Both titre provisoire collaborators were born in 1977 in Germany, Schuster in Lünen and Dickhage in Herdecke. They currently live and work in Berlin.

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