Hito Steyerl

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Hito Steyerl works as filmmaker, videoartist and author in the area of essayist documentary film, postcolonial criticism, as producer as well as theorist. The works are located on the interface between film and fine arts. Main topics: cultural globalisation, political theory, global feminism, and migration. Further activities include work as political journalist, film and art critic, catalogue and book author. The films have received international awards and are screened on TV in many countries. Phd in philosophy. Visiting Professor for Experimental Media Creation at Universitaet der Kuenste, Berlin, numerous lecturerships at art and filmschools in Vienna, Munich, Hannover, etc.


Selected exhibitions

Writings, catalogues

  • editor, with Maria Lind, The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art #1, Berlin: Sternberg, 2008. Introduction. [2]
  • Duty-Free Art, Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2015, 173 pp. (Spanish)/(English)
  • Dincolo de reprezentare, trans. Andrei Anastasescu, Cluj Napoca: IDEA Design & Print, 2017, 168 pp. (Romanian)

Conversations, interviews