Franziska Pierwoss (*1981 Germany) is a Berlin-based performance and installation artist, who also works as an organizer & initiator of various cultural projects. She studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig, Germany and as a DAAD scholar at the Lebanese University Beirut. With a strong focus on durational performance and collaborative practices, she develops site-specific installations that create situations of engagement, in which personal and political boundaries are called into question. Her work has recently been shown at ISCP, New York, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Kunstverein Leipzig and Goethe in the Skyways, Minneapolis.

Since 2014 Franziska Pierwoss in collaboration with Sandra Teitge has been staging dinner performances, for which as a result of an extensive research they gather specialists from various fields such as waste management or local politics and audience to engage in an in-depth conversation over dinner. Together they have presented different formats at MUAC,Mexico City, during Sharjah Biennial 13th in Beirut, Lebanon and Fast Forward Festival, Athens (2019).

Together with Siska she initiated the KINO Projekt, a temporary cinema screening amateur Super 8 films and artist's video works in cities including Beirut, Naples, Zürich and Minneapolis.