Susanna Hertrich is a multi-disciplinary artist working and living in Berlin and Basel. She studied at the Peter Behrens School of Art in Düsseldorf and at the Tokyo University of the Arts. She received an MA degree from the Royal College of Art in London (2008).
Her artistic research investigates the role of the physical body in relation to a technology-driven environment. She has worked with the Meta-Perception group at the University of Tokyo and the Design Research Lab at the University of the Arts in Berlin among others.
She currently holds the position of research fellow at the Institute of Experimental Design and Media Cultures at the Academy of Art & Design in Basel FHNW, Switzerland, in the SNF-funded project „Sensorium of the Animals“, a collaboration with Shintaro Miyazaki.