Mariele Neudecker is known for creating atmospheric alternative realities in glass vitrines. She uses a broad range of media including sculpture, photography, installation and film. Neudecker addresses sublime, romantic views of landscape and the human interest in, and relationship to it.
She presented her solo show Over and Over, Again and Again at Tate St Ives in 2004. Her international exhibitions include creating a permanent museum installation This Thing Called Darkness, in 2008, at Arts Towanda, Towanda, Japan. In 2009, she undertook her first visual artist residency at Alderburgh Music and participated in the GSK Contemporary 2009 – Earth: Art of a Changing World, at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. She was shortlisted for the Fourth Plinth 2010 with ‘It’s Never Too Late And You Can’t Go Back’ a fictional mountain landscape which flipped and reversed the shape of Britain and in 2011 she was invited to spend three month at the Headlands Centre for the Arts, San Francisco (USA).
Mariele Neudecker has developed a number of artworks on both the Arctic (with writer Gretel Erlich, see image above) and the Deep Sea (with marine biologist Professor Alex Rogers) with Invisible Dust. These have been shown internationally including Kunstmuseum Trondheim, Norway 2013, ‘HOUSE’, Brighton Festival 2013, British Science Festival Newcastle 13, ‘ARCTIC’ Louisiana Museum Denmark 2014, ESOF Copenhagen 2014 and Antarctic Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale 2014 and ‘MODEL’ Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague 2015.
Neudecker’s work, ‘Hanging Gardens: Parallel Lives’, is currently installed in the lifts at the Cancer Center at Guy’s Hospital in Central London, as part of Future City’s art program at the Hospital.
She is represented by Gallery Barbara Thumm, Berlin.