clarissa thieme is an artist and filmmaker. working across film, photography, performance, installation and text, she combines documentary and fictional forms focussing on processes of memory, politics of identity and strategies of translation. her practice is research-based and often takes a collaborative approach.
her work includes Was bleibt/Sta Ostaje/What Remains (Film, 30′, 2010), The Place We Left (Film, 60′, 2012), Resort (Film, 15′, 2013), Die DDR hat es nie gegeben/Appell (Video, 4′, 2016), Izmedzu Nas/Between Us (Open archive project, ongoing), Weiter war nichts, ist nichts (Installation series, ongoing), Vremeplov/Time Machine (Installation & performance, 2017), Today is 11th June 1993 (Film, 13′, 2018), Can't You See Them/POV (Installation 2018), Can’t You See Them? - Repeat. (Film, 8′ as well as Installation, 2019).
thieme studied Media Art at the University of the Arts Berlin (UdK) and holds a MA in Cultural Studies And Aesthetic Practice, University Hildesheim. furthermore she is research alumni of the Berlin Center for Advanced Studies in Arts and Sciences (BAS). thieme lives and works in berlin.