Born in Vienna; lives between Vienna, Berlin and Paris. Artist, film maker, author, curator. She graduated from the Academy of Applied Arts , Vienna and Städelschule / Institute of New Media, Frankfurt. Since 1996, she has been teaching internationally as professor for Film and Video Art (Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach; Merz Akademie Stuttgart; Art Institute Boston/Lesley University); since 2006 she is tenured professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She has been exhibiting internationally as well as curating numerous exhibitions, most recently PUTTING REHEARSAL TO THE TEST in collaboration with Sabeth Buchmann and Ilse Lafer (VOX Centre de l’image contemporain / Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery / SBC Gallery Montréal). She curated numerous film programs and screens her works in international film festivals on a regular basis. Symposia, publications, workshops, presentations and talks in Europe, the USA and the Middle East.
Her productions investigate the relation of various time based formats between cinema and new media, their history and theory, and focus on issues of identity, representation and performativity always from a feminist perspective.