Hito Steyerl is an artist and filmmaker in the field of essayist documentary video. She is professor for Multimedia at Universität der Künste, Berlin. Her work, which examines issues such as globalization, feminism, and postcolonial critique, takes the image, its production and circulation as a point of departure. Besides being a frequent lecturer, Steyerl has published influential writings, and participated in numerous international exhibitions and biennials. Her works were exhibited i.a. at 32nd São Paulo Biennial (2016), 9th Berlin Biennale (2016), the German Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennial (2015), and Documenta 12 (2007).