Hito Steyerl (b. 1966 in Munich) is filmmaker and writer, based in Berlin. Steyerl started out as an essay filmmaker and successively moved into the art field. She works as a professor for New Media in the Fine Arts Department of the University of Arts Berlin.
Recent solo exhibitions include: focus: Hito Steyerl, Art Institute of Chicago (2012), e-flux, New York (2012), Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam (2011), Chisenhale Gallery, London (2010), After the crash - Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (2010), Ricochet #3. Museum Villa Stuck, Munich (2010), Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden (2010). Group exhibitions include Remote Control - ICA Arts London (2012). K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf, Les Marques; Centre d´Art Contemporain Geneve; Neue Galerie, Kassel; Kunst-Werke Berlin (all 2011); Antiphotojournalism - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, Biennial; 1st Ural Biennial; Gwangju Biennial; Antiphotojournalism, La Virreina, Barcelona; Horizons, BAK, Utrecht (all 2010).
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