Thea Reifler
K2020 collaborator

Thea Reifler is to be found mostly in Zurich or Berlin, working on hybrid projects in different artistic fields - from visual arts to performance to opera. Thea is particularly interested in speculative and playful practices with which to imagine and feel the effects of doing things radically differently. Thea’s most recent coming-out was as part of the artistic direction of Shedhalle Zürich, space for process-based-art.

In phase two, Thea Reifler & Katharina Merten will host a Do It Yourself — Clitorian Reading Chair Workshop, following the German poet Annette von Droste-Hülshoff and her early feminist-scientific research on the hidden power of the clitoris in the 19th-century. Droste-Hülshoff used the clitoris as a figure of thought and understood it to be central to the expression of »nature-bound« sensuality. Based on this concept, she developed body-related methods and tools for writing and reading poetic texts.