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.
Sharjah Art Foundation in partnership with Air Arabia presents A Tripoli Agreement, a research project and exhibition curated by Renan Laru-an.