titre provisoire is a collaboration of Cathleen Schuster & Marcel Dickhage, they live and work in Berlin. Their works engage with the contemporary environment, evolve in dialogues and could be termed as critical shaping. They are working from a conceptual approach in timebased media, with archives and text/image related.

2016-17 Whitney Independent Study Program, New York City, US
2009 Diploma, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, Class of Photography and Media, Leipzig, DE
awards / residencies
2018 Research stipend, Berlin Senate, DE
2014 Fellowship Program for Art and Theory, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck, AT
2013-14 Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL
2012 GWK Young Artist Award, DE
2011 Project grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn, DE
2010-12 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipend, DE
exhibitions (selection)
2019 Hilfskontruktionen, curated by Katharina Zimmerhackl, D21, Leipzig, DE
2018 Milieu, curated by_Vienna, Galerie Krobath, Vienna, AT
  Some Things In Common Perhaps, 21, Zürich, CH (Solo)
A Tripoli Agreement, curated by Renan Laru-An, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, AE
Milieu, after the butcher, Berlin, DE
Lieben, curated by Nina Tabassomi, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck, AT
Stockholm Syndrome, curated by Jennifer Smailes, Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, DE
2017 Planet 9. Projections, screening series curated by Juliane Duft & Julian Irlinger, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, DE
Performing Relationships, curated by Krisztina Hunya & Daniel Niggemann, Kunstverein Leipzig, DE
Whitney Independent Study Program Studio Exhibition, EFA Project Space, New York City, US
Stoned of Venice, Rainbow In Spanish, Los Angeles, US
2016 From Bandung to Berlin – If all of the moons aligned, curated by Brigitta Isabella & Renan Laru-an, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, DE
The School of Prosperity – A Class of the School of Kyiv/Kyiv Biennial 2015, curated by Hedwig Saxenhuber & Georg Schöllhammer, MUSA Museum, Vienna, AT
  New-Self-Portrait-Paradox, curated by Nina Tabassomi, Ludlow 38, New York, US
2015 The School of Kyiv: Leipzig Class. Seminar: Politics of Form, curated by Franciska Zólyom, Museum of Contemporary Art GfZK, Leipzig, DE
  The School of Kyiv/Kyiv Biennial 2015, curated by Hedwig Saxenhuber & Georg Schöllhammer, Kyiv, UA
Object manipulating economy/Economy manipulating object, curated by Swapnaa Tamhane & Aman Sandhu, August Fröhls, Mönchengladbach, DE
2014 12×12 IBB Video lounge, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, DE (Solo)
  Dissent and Certainty, curated by Andrei Siclodi, Kunstpavillion Innsbruck, AT
  Open Studios, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL
  The Longest Distance Between Two Points is Time, curated by Huib Haye van der Werf, Gallery Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL
  Some profound misunderstanding at the heart of what is, Hedah, Maastricht, NL
2013 The Slogan, the Protest, their Institution, and the Speculative, curated by Andrei Siclodi, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck, AT
Would you ever write a tract, curated by Daniel Horn & Marcel Dickhage, Autocenter Berlin, DE
2012 Pictures speaking walking, GWK Young Artist Award 2012, Flottmann-Hallen Herne, DE (Solo)
  Ellipsis et cetera, Galerie Charim Showroom, Vienna, AT
  A Burnt-Out Case?, NGBK, Berlin, DE
  Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, DE
2011 Following the line of arguments, Galeria Plan B, Cluj-Napoca, RO (Solo)
Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em, curated by Matthias Mayer et al., Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2010 Marcel Dickhage/Cathleen Schuster, solo for one, babette Bar, Berlin, DE (Solo)
  International Departure: Gate 10, curated by Filippo Maggia, Modena, IT
  Zwischen zwei Zentren, Atelierhof Kreuzberg/Kunst in Kreuzberg e.V., Berlin, DE
  Nothing is for Free, Mother Fuck€r$ (You are Free exhibition), Tape Modern, Berlin, DE
  Remix3. The Forgotten Bar presents a groupshow feat. some of the artists exhibited @ The Forgotten Bar between August 2009 and January 2010, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin, DE
2009 Kassiber, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, DE (Solo)
There is no second world, no hinterworld, no utopian place, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE
  This film is about nothing, Ve.Sch, Vienna, AT
2008 Fotofolgen, Gallery of HFBK Hamburg, DE
  Dreams of a better life, curated by Christopher Muller & Heidi Specker, Tapetenwerk Leipzig, DE
2007 domestic scape. Dritter Fotofrühling Kassel, curated by Bernhard Prinz, Kassel, DE
  American Friend, Class of Photography and Media, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, DE
2006 Utopie und Wirklichkeit, Kokerei Zollverein, Essen, DE
2005 Pixelprojekt Ruhrgebiet, Science Park, Gelsenkirchen, DE
2004 Erdachte Wirklichkeiten, Heinrich-Böll-Foundation M-V, Rostock, DE
2003 clashed, TZR Gallery/Technology Center, Bochum, DE
other activities (selection)
2019 Screening/talk: Money and trade considered, South London Gallery, Apr 10, London, UK
2018 Lecture/Performance: The outside and the inside and the secret of fear of the secret, Kunstraum Ossastraße, Jun 23, Berlin, DE
  Artists talk in the framework of the exhibition LIEBEN: Eva Schlegel, Cathleen Schuster & Marcel Dickhage (titre provisoire) in conversation with Nina Tabassomi, May 16, Taxispalais, Innsbruck, AT
Presentation/discussion: Monday Meeting No.3, presentations by Anna Zett and titre provisoire, with a discussion led by Rachel O'Reilly, Jan 8, Decad, Berlin, DE
2017 Contribution: Mattin, Songbook #7, feat. Moor Mother, Lucio Capece, Marcel Dickhage, Farahnaz Hatam, Colin Hacklander, Cathleen Schuster, Nov 2017, Stadtgarten, Cologne, DE
Round table discussion: Censor -> to the Curator: Every time you select, I am active., with Dr. Marika Kuzmicz and titre provisoire, pres. by Krisztina Hunya and Daniel Niggemann, Aug 10, Kunstverein Leipzig, DE
2016 Screening/discussion: A small exaggeration, Polish Institute Berlin, DE
Artist talk in context of New-Self-Portrait-Paradox (Videoconference, Feb 28), Ludlow 38, NYC, US
2015 Presentations/discussion: Preview Kyiv Biennial 2015, with Michael Tolmachev, Yuri Leiderman, Titre Provisoire, Georg Schöllhammer, Aug 2015, Polnisches Institut Berlin, DE
 Video screening/discussion: Layers, in context of Jan van Eyck Alumni Week 2015, Vierte Welt, Berlin, DE
Guest tutor: Cinétracts by Other Means: Notes from Tehran – a seminar by Doreen Mende & Otolith Group, Feb 2015, Dutch Art Institute (DAI), Arnhem, NL
2014Series of events: candy workshops for kids, film screenings, guest lectures open for public and a blog as part of When spectators work, workers observe, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, NL, in collaboration with Marianna Liosi and Alessandra Saviotti (Nov/Dez 2014)
 Contribution: Three mirror images of the same color, in: 54th October Salon, No one belongs here more than you, The Living Archive: Curating Feminist Knowledge, Cultural centre of Belgrade
 Contribution: Layers, in: Rab-Rab: Journal for Political and Formal Inquiries in Art, issue 01, ed. by Sezgin Boynik and Gregoire Rousseau, Helsinki
 Screening/discussion: Money and trade considered, in context of Jan van Eyck Alumni Week 2014, Kunstwerke Berlin (Crash Pad / KW / 8th Berlin Biennale), DE
 Book presentation: Two or three scripted loops on the Paradox of the Speculative, in context of Jan van Eyck Alumni Week 2014, Archive Kabinett Berlin, DE
 Discussion forum: Sway uncertainly: Scenic discussion on the Paradox of the Speculative, with Alexandra Heimes, Silke Ötsch, Marina Vishmidt, Titre Provisoire, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Innsbruck, AT
 Curation: Some profound misunderstanding at the heart of what is, Hedah Maastricht, NL
 Roundtable discussion: Some profound misunderstanding at the heart of what is, with Sven Lütticken, Bik van der Pol, Vladimir Jeric, Julia Kul, Titre Provisoire, Rachel O’Reilly, Hedah, Maastricht, NL
2013Donation: all editions of Museumjournaal (1955-1996) rescued from the trash bin at Jan van Eyck Academie, to Lorenzo Benedetti, De Vleeshal (with Vijai Patchineelam)
 Co-Initiator: Inlab Moving Images of Speculation, Jan van Eyck Acadamie, Maastricht (with Rachel O'Reilly)
 Artist talk: Industrial Matinée, HMKV Dortmund, DE
 Curation: Would you ever write a tract, Autocenter Berlin, DE (with Daniel Horn)
 Lecture: The Paradox of the Speculative, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck, AT
2011Lecture/artist talk: Class of Prof. Wafaa Bilal, Tisch School of the Arts of NYU, in Berlin, DE
2010Lecture/artist talk: Class of Prof. Joel W. Fisher, Art Department, City College, New York City, USA
 Lecture/artist talk: Class of Prof. Wafaa Bilal, Tisch School of the Arts of NYU, in Berlin, DE
2009Lecture/artist talk: Course of Prof. Torsten Hattenkerl, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, DE
2005-06Working at Ruhrtriennale, Gelsenkirchen, DE
2000Assistance: Jochen Gerz, project Das Geschenk, vision.ruhr, Zeche Zollern/Museum Ostwall Dortmund, DE
publications / texts (selection)
2018Kathi Hofer, Term(s) of Endearment, über die Ausstellung Milieu bei after the butcher Berlin, Texte zur Kunst, September 2018 Amerika, pp. 222-224, and online https://www.textezurkunst.de/111/after-the-butcher-terms-endearment/
Artist book, Some Things In Common Perhaps, featuring a conversation between titre provisoire and Alexander Alberro, Ed. 100, published on occasion of the exhibition Titre Provisoire: Some Things In Common Perhaps, 21, Zürich, CH
 Sabine Schöser, Das Lieben und seine Vielheiten, in: 20er 05/18, p. 22
Nicola Weber, Vielleicht mit wilden Küssen beginnen, in: Der Standard, Nr. 8846, 20.03.2018, p. 13
Hajo Schiff, Die Geiseln der Kunst, in: taz Nord, 20.03.2018
Moni Brüggeller, Die rauschhafte Sinnlichkeit im Spiegelkabinett, in: Kronenzeitung Tirol, Nr. 20.797, 15.03.2018, p. 42-43
Barbara Unterthurner, Suche Liebe, finde Beton, in: Tiroler Tageszeitung, Nr. 72, 15.03.2018, p. 12
2016Peter von Becker, Kiew-Biennale in Leipzig: Zwischen Krieg und Frieden, Der Tagesspiegel (15.02.2016), Berlin
2015Silvia Franceschini/Lesya Prokopenko, Guidebook The School of Kyiv/Kyiv Biennial 2015, VCRC, Kyiv
2014Inke Arns/Thibaut de Ruyter, Industrial (Research), HMKV, Revolver
 Gerardo Montes de Oca Valadez, Dissent and certainty, IDEA arts+society #45
 Artist book, Two or three scripted loops on the Paradox of the Speculative, Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen
 Doreen Mende, Displaycing Practices. From Space to Spatiality in Exhibiting, Bielefelder Kunstverein: Museum Off Museum, Sternberg Press
 Artist contribution, Layers, in Rab-Rab Journal #1, Helsinki
2013Artist book, The performing archive, GWK Münster
 Jens Kastner, Fly In Time Out Of This World! (text in The performing archive 2013)
2012NGBK Berlin, A Burnt-Out Case?, exhibition catalogue
 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium 2010-12, Cathleen Schuster, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, catalogue
 Yvonne Volkart, Unlock Cupboards and Project Images (text in Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium 2010-12, Cathleen Schuster, 2012)
2008AIDS-Hilfe Leipzig, Dreams of a better life, exhibition catalogue
2007Kokerei Zollverein Essen, Utopie und Wirklichkeit, exhibition catalogue