Sabine Niederer is managing director of the Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam, which was founded by Geert Lovink in 2004, and is based at School for Interactive Media, HvA. She works as a researcher, producer and curator of international events on new media, arts and digital culture, such as Hoogt 4 (2001-2004), Level Up Games Conference (2003), A Decade of Web Design (2005), Incommunicado 05 (2005), Urban Screens (2005) and The Art and Politics of Netporn (2005).
She obtained her MA in art history at Utrecht University in 2003, with a thesis on manipulated art photography from Dada – now. From 2001-2004 she worked as curator of Hoogt4, the platform of film-related arts at Filmtheatre ‘t Hoogt in Utrecht. She has taught new media and media theory at Utrecht University, Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, Hogeschool van Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam. Sabine Niederer is one of the curators of the bimonthly film and video program ‘Cinematiek’, and the Art & Science programme of Impakt Online. She publishes regularly on visual arts, new media and popular culture. Lives in Amsterdam.