Hito Steyerl

Hito Steyerl (*1966, Munich) works as a filmmaker, videoartist and author. Her filmic work often takes on the form of essayistic documentary. In both her film and theoretical work she focuses issues of cultural globalisation, political theory, global feminism, and migration, along with reflections on the institutional conditions in the field of visual art. Holding a PhD in philosophy, she has been the author of numerous books and articles. Amongst her recent publications is  "Die Farbe der Wahrheit (The color of truth)" Vienna: Turia + Kant, 2008). She is a regular contributor to e-flux journal. For several years, her works has also included teaching positions at University of the Arts, Berlin, Academy of the Arts, Vienna, Goldsmiths College, London and Bard College, Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson (NY).