Susan Finlay is a writer and artist based in Berlin. Both of her practices share similar preoccupations but result in separate outcomes which are intended to be viewed as such.
As a writer, Susan is the author of two novels, Our Lady of Everything (Serpent's Tail, 2019) and Arriviste (Five Lines in the Sand Press, 2007); a novella, Objektophilia (Egress Magazine/Little Island Press, 2018); and two poetry pamphlets, The Unruly Glove, the Green Bum and the Sickly Trickle (to accompany an exhibition by Zoe Williams, Galerie Antoine Levi, 2018) and Sex & The City 2 (If a Leaf Falls Press, 2017). She was one of the founding editors of The Coelacanth Press, where she worked from 2008 - 2010. From 2012 - 2014 she ran the experimental publishing project Jour Mal Jour Nal. Currently, she is writing a third novel, My Other Spruce and Maple Self, which is supported by Arts Council England, and an audio series for Ackerman Daly.
As an artist, Susan's solo exhibitions include, Isadora (MoHA, 2018), Susan Flöge: Rational Dresses and Occasional Hats (various venues, Vienna, 2017),Prater Violet (James' Platz, 2017), Black & White for Parties (The British School in Athens, 2016), Moscow Diary (The Galleria, 2015), Vase and they are the only naked things (Rachmaninoff's, 2013 and 2011). Group exhibitions and events include Inland Far, for which she received a University for the Creative Arts Research Award(The Herbert Read Gallery, 2016),Elsewhere (Lychee One, 2016), Orchidée Vanille (SYSON,2015) and Temporary Residency in the Unconscious (V22, 2012). Residencies include Unlisted Projects (2018) and The Troy Town Art Pottery (2014).