Hito Steyerl is an internationally acclaimed artist and theoretician based in Berlin.
A prolific writer, filmmaker, theorist and teacher, Steyerl¹s research and interests cover topics as diverse as cultural globalisation, feminism, and itinerant media. Her films are a montage of politics and pop, Hollywood and independent film, interviews and voice-over commentaries, which present provocative filmic analyses of the present.
Steyerl is Visiting Professor for Experimental Media Creation at the University of Arts, Berlin. Her book Die Farbe der Wahrheit (The Colour of Truth, Turia und Kant, Vienna, 2008) explores documentary strategies in contemporary art.
Recent solo exhibitions include Henie Onstad Centre, Høvikodden; Villa Stuck, Munich; Collective, Edinburgh (all 2010); Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (2009); and Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2008). Group exhibitions include Tapei Biennial; 1st Ural Biennial; Gwangju Biennial; Antiphotojournalism, La Virreina, Barcelona; Horizons, BAK, Utrecht (all 2010); Dispersion, ICA, London; U-Turn Kvadriennale for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen (both 2008); documenta 12, Kassel (2007) and Manifesta 5, San Sebastian (2004).
Writer and curator Gil Leung looks at how moments in an object's life are framed in Hito Steyerl's In Free Fall.
Read an interview with recently commissioned artist Hito Steyerl on A.P.Engine. Hito's In Free Fall opens next week at Picture This - preview 6 -
New article on APEngine by Bridget Crone on Hito Steyerl's In Free Fall currently showing here at Picture This
Picture This' commissions by Ben Rivers and Hito Steyerl are included in the 'Signal + Noise' Media Art Festival in Vancouver
Chisenhale Gallery presents “Chisenhale Moving Image” at Artissima, Turin.