Noemi Yoko Molitor, PhD, is a Berlin based painter and art writer. She studied Gender Studies and European Ethnology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Cornell University, and Emory University.
Her artistic practice includes abstract painting and installations that incorporate found materials and given spaces. She is a founding member of the feminist art collective Trial and Theresa.
Exhibitions include “Lesbisches Sehen“, Schwules Museum, Berlin (2018); Queer Arts Festival, Vancouver, Canada (2016); “Deep Trash from Outer Space” by CUNTemporary, Bethnel Green Working Men’s Club, London, UK (2016); and “Queer: Post-sexual – The Box Re-examined“, 15th FRINGE! Queer film and arts festival, London, UK (2015).
She holds a PhD (2020) from the department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies at Emory University, USA, where she wrote her dissertation “Chrononauts in Chromotopia: Toward an Erotics of Abstract Painting’s Materiality in the Works of Lynda Benglis and Katharina Grosse.“
Molitor’s essays on contemporary art and queer film have appeared in CURA, Sleek, taz, Missy magazine, and Sissy. In 2015, she worked as a research and curatorial assistant for the joint exhibition Homosexualität_en / Homosexuality_ies at the German Historical Museum and Schwules Museum*, Berlin.