Natascha Stellmach is an artist whose social practice examines the transformation of fears, vulnerabilities and taboos across a range of media including photography, text and performance.
After completing a Bachelor of Applied Science (OT) in 1991, Stellmach worked part-time as a therapist in community health and pain management whilst making and exhibiting short films. She then went on to study photography at RMIT in Melbourne.
Stellmach’s work is held in international collections, she has been awarded grants and residencies from The Australia Council, Arts Victoria, Melbourne University, The Myer Foundation and NAVA, and exhibits internationally, including at MACBA Barcelona, MKG Hamburg, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, MAK Vienna, Fotogalerie Wien, Espace Culturel Beauvais, ACP Sydney, ACMI Melbourne, PICA Perth and at dOCUMENTA(13).
Born in Australia to German immigrants, Stellmach has divided her time between Melbourne and Berlin since 2004 and is represented by Wagner+Partner Berlin.
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