Hito Steyerl is a german filmmaker, visual artist and writer. Her principal topics of interest are media, technology, and the global circulation of images. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She is currently a professor of New Media Art at the Berlin University of the Arts, where she co-founded the Research Center for Proxy Politics, together with Vera Tollmann and Boaz Levin.
The advent of algorithmically structured visual environments transforms the aesthetic categorizatio...