Daniel Seiple is an American artist and educator who moved to Berlin in 2004. Employing an array of media including woodpiles, moving vans, weekend hobbies and plumbing, Seiple coaxes meaningful experiences out of mundane activities, friendly confrontations and concocted group activity. He is a founding member of the New York based art collaborative, eteam, and the non-profit collective, KUNSTrePUBLIK e.V., in which he worked as artist, curator, researcher and activist at Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum and in other public art contexts. His works about social engagement and site-based poetics have been included in exhibitions and institutions worldwide including the 5th Berlin Biennial, Germany, Musée du Château des ducs de Wurtemberg, France and the Bronx Museum of Art, New York. His projects have received numerous grants including from the Berlin Senate, German Federal Cultural Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts.
He currently administers and teaches a graduate residency for Syracuse University (New York) in Berlin. He previously taught at Bard College Berlin.
Seiple was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Delaware (1996) and Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art (1999).
Seiple is represented by Adamski Gallery, Berlin.