Approved: 23.05.2011

Christiane Thalmann


Approved: 23.05.2011

Christiane Thalmann is an artist based in Sheffield, UK. 

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Artist Statement

Christiane Thalmann is an artist based in Sheffield, UK. 

She is interested in a variety of issues around contemporary life and employs a range of media including photography, video, drawing, writing, animation, needlework, altered pre existing material and installation. Recently she has also started playing guitar and writing songs. 

Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including Rich Mix, London, Site Gallery, S1, Bloc Space,The Tramshed and Create Coffee, Sheffield, Bristol Festival of Photography, Ladyfest, Manchester, South Square Gallery, Bradford, Crescent Arts Scarborough, Microgallery, Windsor, WAMMFest, Maryland, USA, Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany, Zeche Scherlebeck, Herten, Germany, Gasthaus zum Baeren, Zurich, Switzerland and art and film festivals in Holland, France, Spain and Mexico.

CV & Education


2005 MA Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield

1999 Diplom Fotografie/ Film Design, FH Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany

(1994 exchange to the Photography Department of Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham)



2019 Cut Joint, Create Coffee, Sheffield

2011 Microgallery, Firestation Arts Centre, Windsor

2009 'Learning to dance', Bloc Space, Sheffield



2016 Street Life, The Tramshed, Sheffield

2014 Urban Research, Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany, Gasthaus zum Baeren, Zurich, Switzerland 

2013 Anonymous, Old Market Gallery, Rotherham

2013 Sheffield Fringe: Bloc Open Studios, Bloc, Sheffield

2012 'Chemistry of Incidence', S1 Artspace, Sheffield

2012 Photo Open, East London Photo Month, Rich Mix, Shoreditch, London

2011 ‘Ever Remote’, South Square Gallery, Bradford, Site Gallery, Sheffield, Crescent Arts, Scarborough

2011 'artgaffa& girlfriends', Zeche Scherlebeck, Herten, Germany

2011 Assembly 11: Last Requests, Bloc Space, Sheffield

2011 WAMMFest (Women And Minorities in Media Festival), Towson University, Maryland, USA

2010 'Crossing the Threshold', Bristol Festival of Photography, Bristol

2008 Ladyfest, Zion Arts Centre, Manchester

2007 Host7: Home Disco, Various, Sheffield, Annonay (France), Amsterdam (Holland), Santander (Spain), Mexico City (Mexico)

2006 Assembly, Bloc Space, Sheffield



2007 Arts Council England Award

2004 Arts Council England Award



2007 part of the Host section in 'The Sheffield Pavilion' (distributed at the Bienale in Venice and the Documenta in Kassel, published by Site Gallery, Sheffield, distributed by Cornerhouse, Manchester, ISBN 978 1 899926 86 0)

2007 HAG DVD 02 Various – Host 7: Home Disco (DVD containing examples of work from 18 artists included in the Host 7:Home Disco screening programme, available though

2004 HAG DVD 01 Various – Host 4: Cinema (DVD containing examples of work from 36 artists included in the Host 4:Cinema show, limited edition of 200, available though

2000 part of ‘Parallelwelten’ (exhibition catalogue, DGV-Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin, Germany, ISBN 3-931126-51-X)

1997 ‘Menschen im Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus’ (photography/ text book about a hospital in Herdecke, Germany, Klartext Verlag, Essen, Germany, ISBN 3-88474-561-1)