Valie Djordjevic

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Valie Djordjevic lives and works in Berlin. She is a founding member and editor at, a website about copyright in the digital age, and a lecturer on digital writing, social media and copyright for private and public institutions.

She studied comparative literature, Slavic languages and film studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. She holds a BA (Hons) in Humanities and English (upper second) and a Diploma in Creative Writing (First Class) from the Open University in the UK.

She has been active in the digital world since 1996. She was a member of Internationale Stadt Berlin, one of the first net culture projects in Germany. Since then, she has worked in various art and cultural projects, including mikro e.V., a Berlin-based association dealing with the various facets of media culture, the cyberfeminist group Old Boys Network, and the Media Arts Lab at Künstlerhaus Bethanien. In 2008 she worked with her colleagues from on the research project Arbeit 2.0 on the working conditions of digital creatives at the Humboldt University in Berlin; from 2009 to 2011 she was part of the team of IUWIS, a copyright infrastructure for research and education, also based at the Humboldt University. She is co-moderator and administrator (with Diana McCarty, Kathy Rae Huffman and Ushi Reiter) of the mailing list Faces, one of the first lists for women working in art and media.

She works in a variety of contexts: writing, lecturing on media culture, organising events on copyright, gender, networking, information and art. She writes fiction and essays on art and culture, and occasionally makes art herself. (2023)