Cordula Daus

I’m a writer-artist working across theory, fiction and performance. You can’t find me on facebook, instagram, twitter or tinder but I’m happy to receive any question or request from you via e-mail. These days it’s not unlikely you’ll meet me on a train between Vienna and Berlin. (This is more or less how I look like, see LinkedIn. I’ll have my business card on hand.) If you’re looking for a CV, please scroll down to the last paragraph in the disclaimer.



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Cordula Daus

is a writer-artist working across theory, fiction and performance. Her work is concerned with questions of place, sexuality, body and language. Often it takes the shape of semifictional institutions and experimental publications which unfold over several years and in collaboration with others. From 2010-2016 she published the journal series Toponymisches Heft (Fantôme Verlag Berlin). Her first novel SEHR is forthcoming. Cordula has presented her work in the form of artist books and lecture performances in venues such as brut Vienna, Wiener Festwochen, the Research Pavilion #3/Venice, Centre d’Art Santa Mónica/Barcelona, Conceptual Poetics Day/Akademie der Künste, rumbalotte Berlin, among others. Since 2022 she holds a PhD in Art (Artistic Research Program) from the University of Applied Arts Vienna. She studied Kulturwissenschaft at Humboldt-University Berlin, Digital Arts at University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona and has been a researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. Cordula has been teaching at Muthesius Kunsthochschule Kiel and Literaturinstitut Hildesheim and has given lectures, workshops and conference talks locally and internationally. Together with Alexander Damianisch, Emma Cocker and Lena Séraphin she is the co-founder of the Special Interest Group for Language-based artistic Research (SAR). Together with the choreographer Charlotta Ruth she initiated the ongoing art project Questionology which premiered in 2021 with brut Vienna. Currently Cordula is an Elise Richter PEEK fellow at the University of Applied Arts Vienna where she leads the artistic research Outer Woman in collaboration with Sebastian Bark, Charlotta Ruth and [M] Dudeck.