Julia Grosse is co-editor and editor-in-chief of the art magazine Contemporary And (C&). She studied art history, German and media studies at the Ruhr University in Bochum and then worked as a cultural editor at Springer Verlag. Until 2013 she worked in London as a columnist for the taz and art correspondent for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, AD Magazine, SZ Magazin and the Süddeutsche Zeitung. In 2010, Grosse published Don't Get Me Wrong! The Global Gestures Guide, a handbook addressing the many levels of misunderstandings caused around the world by gestures that was named the book of the week by CNN. Her most recent release, I Am Built Inside You, was published by Sternberg Press in April 2017. In March, her book Ein Leben lang (A Lifetime) was published by Hoffmann and Campe. Julia Grosse has lived and worked in Berlin since 2013.