Annette Weisser is a visual artist and writer based in Berlin. She is currently teaching at Kunsthochschule Kassel. From 2006 to 2019 she lived in Los Angeles and taught at ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena. Recurrent themes in her work of recent years are historical trauma and collective vs. individual identity construction. In her collaborative work with artist Ingo Vetter from 1996 to 2006 she explored the heterotopic potential of public gardens, urban gardening as symbolic practice, artistic strategies for public spaces and issues of creative labor. She is founding member of Detroit Tree of Heaven Woodshop. Her first novel "Mycelium" has been published by semiotext(e), Los Angeles, in 2019.