Lioudmila Voropai (1975, Balakleja, Ukraine, Soviet Union) is an art historian, critic and curator. She is Interim Professor for Art Research and Media Theory at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG) in Karlsruhe.
She studied philosophy, art history, media studies and media art in Moscow, Cologne and Berlin. In addition to her work as a freelance curator, art critic and artist, she received her doctorate in 2013 at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne on the subject of "Institutionalization of Media Art: Sociological Perspective and Cultural Aspects of the Differentiation of New Media Art Forms". She was a scholarship holder of the Graduate School for the Arts and Sciences of the Berlin University of the Arts and Design held lectures at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Berlin University of the Arts, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU), Moscow Curatorial School and other universities in Germany and abroad. She is also a translator and co-editor of the Russian editions of Slavoj Zizek, Giorgio Agamben, Jürgen Habermas and other authors. Her research focuses on art and media theory, political aesthetics, critical theory, sociology of art and institutional critique. (2021)
- Medienkunst als Nebenprodukt. Studien zur institutionellen Genealogie neuer künstlerischer Medien, Formen und Praktiken, transcript, 2017, 328 pp. TOC, Introduction.  (German)