Award 2007

1977 DE
Susan Krieger

"Using is Desired“


By means of a cross-border finishing process of metallized textiles I created a new textile surface. Metallizing in print and working with a new system of metal-textile composites allow to form the design with oxidative processes of ageing metal surfaces. With the stylistic device of life patina I achieve a convertibility of the surface that can span a long period of time. Thus we create a textile product that allows sensible communication between designer and user. Jade green patinas and varios tarnish shades of a "bleeding character" are not achievable by any other finishing process in the textile industry.

Special Award (USM U., vitra, smow GmbH, Wirtschaftsjunioren Chemnitz e.V.)


1977 born in Salwedel 1983 - 1993 school 1993 -1995 visit the secondary art school in Wettin 1995 school leaving examination in Wettin 1998 traineeship in the laboratory of the opera house in Halle/Saale 1998 - 2005 studied at Burg Giebichtenstein university of art and design Halle, subject: textile design 2002 traineeship in the laboratory of "Mahlia" in Paris 2005 diploma degree 2005 - 2006 artwork assistence in subject: texile design at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle 2007 scholarship of the regional foundation "Kunststiftung Sachsen-Anhalt"