Susanna works in the realm of visual communication, as researcher, art director, and educator.
She's known best for her approach to the teaching and practice of graphic design, spanning traditional craft and digital approaches to visual communication using 2D and 3D processes such as photography, typography, print making, moving image and laser cutting.
Working for many high-profile clients including the Hayward Gallery and The School of Life, The British library, ICA and Paul Smith, judged international design awards including ISTD, managing educational courses and departments in the UK and overseas and presenting work at international conferences
Working on self–initiated, collaborative projects that take various forms from exhibitions, workshops, events, installations and artists publications. Past work includes research and residencies at major museums and institutions such as The Science Museum, The Hunterian Museum and The Royal Society and working in collaboration with the author and filmmaker Iain Sinclair in the area of psychogeography; investigating London across historical, cultural, political, architectural and geographical contexts
Collaborating with individuals and organisations from a variety of professional backgrounds; from museums and galleries to cultural entrepreneurs, performers, architects, activists, historians, philosophers, artists, designers, writers and scientists
Her current research, ‘Imminent Archives’. Her research focuses specifically on the use of expanded practice and archives in visual research in relation to place and the city of Southampton. Susanna uses field techniques and participatory research methods for collecting and organising data through storytelling.