Althea Thauberger | the artist




The artist Althea Thauberger
Born 1970, Saskatoon, Canada.
Lives and works in Vancouver.

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Sydney Biennale,


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Althea Thauberger’s photographs, films, videos, and performances invite reflection on self-definition, alienation, community and coercion within ‘natural’ worlds, and actual or pretend social/ political structures. Sometimes existing in the public domain, Thauberger’s works often involve short and long term collaborations with their subjects… Artist’s website.
Althea Thauberger began her art practice as a photographer and now produces primarily film and video. Born in 1970 in Saskatoon, she currently lives in Vancouver…
A Memory Lasts Forever
Thauberger’s latest project was produced in collaboration with eight young German men during a yearlong artist residency at the Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. All of the men, ages 18 – 22, are participating in Zivildienst a program created by the government in the 1950’s to allow those that "conscientiously object to carrying a weapon" the ability to fulfill their military service obligation through social work…


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