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LATISANA, FRIULI-VENEZIA-GIULIA, ITALY. SUN IN CANCER, MOON IN SCORPIO, RISING AQUARIUS. LIVES IN LONDON AND IS GRATEFUL FOR THE EUROSTAR.

INDEBTED FOREVER TO RHYTHMANALYSIS AND DEPTH PSYCHOLOGY, TERESA COS IS AN ARTIST WORKING AT THE INTERSECTION OF FILM, EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC AND DRAWING, PRODUCING AUDIOVISUAL INSTALLATIONS, PERFORMANCES AND SCORES MAPPING AND DISRUPTING CULTURALLY AND HISTORICALLY FABRICATED NOTIONS OF TIME, IDENTITY, MEMORY AND DESIRE.

COMBINING TRADITIONAL FILM AND MUSICAL SYNTAX WITH RANDOMISED PROCESSES INTRINSIC TO IMPROVISATION AND AUTOMATION (THE LOOP), COS EXPLORES THE POTENTIAL OF SOUND AND EXPANDED CINEMA, TO REAPPROPRIATE THE SPACE OF WONDER AND DREAMING TOO LONG EXPLOITED BY THE CAPITALIST SPELL.

TERESA COS HAS PRESENTED THEIR WORK AND PERFORMED IN VARIOUS INTERNATIONAL CONTEXTS INCLUDING: CAFE OTORADIOPHRENIA/CCA GLASGOWKBC BELGRADE, IKLECTIKOGR-OFFICINE GRANDI RIPARAZIONI TORINO, 3RD INDUSTRIAL ART BIENNIAL, CASINO LUXEMBOURG, BB15, ARGOS CENTRE FOR AUDIOVISUAL ARTS, Q-O2, WIELS CONTEMPORARY ART CENTRE, KANAL-CENTRE POMPIDOU, LES ATELIERS CLAUS, FONDAZIONE BARUCHELLO, THE MAC-METROPOLITAN ARTS CENTRE BELFAST, CENTRALE FIES, CAREOF, MOSTYN GALLERY, FONDAZIONE BEVILACQUA LA MASA AND THE 14TH VENICE INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE. THEY HAVE TAKEN PART IN SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES, INCLUDING WIELS RESIDENCY, LIVE WORKS/CENTRALE FIESVISIO-EUROPEAN PROGRAMME ON ARTISTS’ MOVING IMAGES AND THE BOTÍN FOUNDATION WORKSHOP WITH TACITA DEAN.

COS COMPLETED THEIR ARTISTIC TRAINING AT THE JAN VAN EYCK ACADEMY IN MAASTRICHT AND HOLDS A MASTERS DEGREE IN DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY FROM UAL-LONDON COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION. THEY HAVE PREVIOUSLY CONCLUDED POSTGRADUATE STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE AT THE IUAV UNIVERSITY OF VENICE.

COS IS CURRENTLY ASSOCIATE LECTURER IN THE MA DESIGN: EXPANDED PRACTICE AT GOLDSMITHS UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.

MUSIC RELEASES:
2022, THE ARCHIVE OF LOOPS_VOL 3 (ONCE UPON A TIME), SELF-RELEASE
2021, WEEK NINE, WITH JULIA E DYCK AND CAROLINE PROFANTER, TAKUROKU/CAFE OTO, LONDON
2020, OSCILLATION MAYDAY RADIO MARATHON 4, UMLAND EDITIONS/Q-O2
2019, THE ARCHIVE OF LOOPS VOL.1&2, SELF-RELEASE

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
ARGOS CENTRE FOR AUDIOVISUAL ARTS
FONDAZIONE BEVILACQUA LA MASA 

SELECTED TEXTS:
2022, INANIMATE BEINGS ALSO HAVE FINITE LIVES, BY ZORANA ĐACOVIĆ MINNITI
2019, A TIME-ACHE: TERESA COS AT BB15, BY BEATRICE FORCHINI, DIE REFERENTIN
2018, THE (IR)REVERSIBILITY OF THE THINGS EXISTING ALL AROUND US: TERESA COS AT ARGOS BRUSSELS, BY HUIB HAYE VAN DER WERF, MOUSSE MAGAZINE
2018, TERESA COS’ BINARY DECONSTRUCTIONS AND RITUAL AUDITORIES, THE WORD MAGAZINE