Britta Thie is an artist based in Berlin.



Guest-Professor for Performance in the Fine Arts faculty

at the University of Art and Design Offenbach/Main, Germany, 2016 – 2017


Visiting lecturer at University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria, 2018

Visiting lecturer at Academy of Art and Design, Basel, Switzerland, 2019




Universität der Künste Berlin, 2011— 2013 Meisterschülerin with Prof. Hito Steyerl

The Cooper Union of Science and Art New York, 2010 — 2011

Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, 2008 — 2010

Kunstakademie Münster, 2006 — 2007

Grants & Awards  

NRW Förderpreis des Landes für junge Künstlerinnen und Künstler 2018

Atelierstipendium der Josef und Hilde Wilberz-Stiftung Mönchegladbach 2018

Stiftung Kunstfonds (Working Grant) 2015

DAAD Scholarship (Study Abroad Program USA), Cooper Union, New York, 2010 – 2011 
Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes Fellowship, 2011–2013




Mar – Aug

Jun – Jun '20




Oct – Nov 


Hyper!, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Favourites, KÖR – Public Art Vienna, Wien, Austria




Power Deck, Julia Stoschek Collection, Satellite at Gartenstraße 6, Berlin

Dec 11th Lecture OVEREDITED at University of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany

Dec 13th


Lecture AUTO-FI at University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Autria  


Film screening "System of A Doubt" + conversation with Leif Randt and Britta Thie

Tegel Media Lecture 04, Berlin

Mar Digital Puberty & The Netflixication of Life at Volksbühne Berlin, Roter Salon
Apr Shooting of a Live-Drama, Performance at Volksbühne Berlin, Roter Salon
Jun–Oct POWERBANKS Museum Abteiberg, solo, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Jul x-shared spaces Münchner Kammerspiele






Touch Ups, Presentation of workshop results: vlogs and clips directed by teenagers in the local community center, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Screening and Discussion with writer Leif Rand and director Yana Thönnes (The Agency) at Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany




System of a Doubt, Film and Installation at B3 Biennale, Frankfurt, Germany

Aug – Nov

FACETUNES, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany

Aug – Sept

Re:Core – ALT ESC, institut für alles mögliche, Berlin


"Polly" Performance at National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen

invasive, Medienkunstverein, Berlin


The Superhost, Screenig & Artist Talk, Münchner Kammerspiele

The Superhost Official Release on ARTE.TV

The Superhost, Film–Premiere & Artist Talk, Spike Art Quarterly, Berlin


Commercial Break, Public Art Fund, New York




WELT AM DRAHT, Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin

July – Nov

Von den Ströhmen der Stadt, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

Sept – Nov

Antagonists, Marta Herford, Germany


Branchentreff der freien darstellenden Künste, Performing Arts Program Berlin


Impakt Festival, Translantics Screening & Artist Talk

Sept – Oct

The Telenational Dream, Three Infomercials, Screening, Kino Iluzjion, Warsaw

Mai – Aug

Stellung Nehmen, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover


Translantics Screening – The Art of Living, Artnet News, New York

Translantics Screening – The Art of Living, I: project space, Beijing

June – July “I'MDB – A Live Drama about the Tragedy of Rating”, Performance, Münchener Kammerspiele
April Don't Expect Anything, Kunsthalle Osnabrück
April Translantics, Screening, Finalist category webseries, "Forum des Images – Series Mania" – Film Festival, Paris
April Translantics, FAR OFF Cologne Fair for Contemporary Art
April "Es wird immer besser", Lesung, Screening und Gespräch mit Britta Thie und Leif Randt, Münchener Kammerspiele
Mar "Open House", Kühlaus, Shortlist, Karl Schmidt Rottluff Stipendium, Berlin
Mar Translantics, Screening, "Migrating Forms" Film Festival, BAM, New York
Feb Translantics, Screening, Berlinale Special, Soho House Berlin
Feb Power Point Polemics, Goethe Institute London, group

Dove Step, Kunstverein Göttingen, solo


Dec TRANSLANTICS I - VI, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
Sept Filmfestival 2015, screening "Having A Coke w u", Kunsthalle Münster
Sept Jazz Endured, Sandy Brown Gallery, Berlin, group
Jul VIC, Insitu Berlin, group Space for Contemporary Art
Apr TRANSLANTICS, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Apr Hamster, Hipster, Handy, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt

"Having a coke w u" Screening , Anthology FIlm Archive, New York, NY



TURNOVER – Welt ohne Zeit, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Leipziger Str 60, Berlin

  Vanity; Pet, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
  BLISS feat. mumok, Mumok, museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig, Vienna
  Surface Modelling, Galerie Kerstin Engholm, Vienna
  It's all good in Italics , solo + group show at Kunstlaboratorium Vestfossen, Norway
  Casting Call with SPECIAL SERVICE, Auto Italia South East, London
  surplus living with SPECIAL SERVICE, group show at km temporaer, Berlin
  It's my hair and I can do what I want with it, group show at Gallery Kamm, Berlin
  Note On, group show at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Synchronise. Accelerate. Disperse., screening at Enclave Projects, London, UK

  meanwhile on the internet - "AD HD MAKE UP", screening at Archiv für Gegenwart, Vienna, Austria
2012 infamous amplification, group show at hpgrp Gallery, New York, USA
  Startpoint Prize Europe, group show at DOX, Prague, Czech Republic
  July, group show at CEO Gallery, Malmö, Sweeden
  twothousandtwelve, group show at CEO Gallery, Malmö, Sweeden

Baumann und Fuchs, group show at 404 Contemporary / Anton Von Werner Haus, Berlin

  Dorothea, Ancient and Modern, London
  Give Me Your Eyez, Kunstverein Koeln Muehlheim
  CHIT — The Fair, Butcher Gallery, Toronto

BYOB NYC, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York

  Saccharine, Grimm Museum, Berlin
  CONTACT Annual Toronto Photography Festival, Museum of Contempory Canadian Arts, Toronto
2009 Take a Breath — Atem Holen, group show at MK Gallery, Berlin




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Exhibition view WELT AM DRAHT, Julia Stoschek Collection Berlin, 2016

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