Susanna Niedermayr - Biography

Born in Vienna (A) in 1972, studied fine arts and political science. 1995-2000 she was a member of »Wochenklausur« (http://wochenklausur.t0.or.at; founded 1993), a Vienna-based international group of artists, who make sociopolitical interventions at the invitation of art-institutions and cultural organisations.

Works as journalist, presenter and web-designer at the ORF (Ü1, FM4) since 1996 and as editor of the Ü1-programme »Zeit-Ton« since 2000. Publications in various magazines, worked as an organiser, consultant and curator, a.o.: »Pleasure From Gdansk Till Dawn – Contemporary Experimental Music from Eastern Europe«, co-curator (together with Christian Scheib; www.kunstradio.at/BIOS/scheibbio.html) of a compilation for Leonardo Music Journal/MIT; (http://mitpress2.mit.edu/e-journals/Leonardo/lmj/sound.html) »Turning Sounds« (http://www.dj-composer.terra.pl) – Warsaw, »New Europe:Meridiane«, Wien Modern (http://www.wienmodern.at) 2003; »line_in« at »Kulturelle Territorien«, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig; www.gfzk.de

Co-author (together with Christian Scheib) of »In The East. New Music Territories in Europe« (http://lineinlineout.underground.hu/preface.html), PFAU, 2002 (dt./eng.) and »European Meridians. New Music Territories« (http://lineinlineout.underground.hu/preface2.html), PFAU, 2003 (dt./eng.). In 2002 she set up »line_in:line_out« (http://lineinlineout.underground.hu). She is living and working in Vienna.