Stefanie Schulte Strathaus is a film and video curator who lives and works in Berlin. She is Co-Director of Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art (with Milena Gregor and Birgit Kohler) and Member of the selection committee of the Berlinale Forum. In 2006 she co-founded Forum Expanded (with Anselm Franke), a section of the Berlin International Film Festival which negotiates the boundaries of cinema. Her curatorial work comprises numerous film programs, retrospectives and exhibitions. She co-curated LIVE FILM! JACK SMITH! Five Flaming Days in A Rented World (2009) and „A Paradise Built in Hell“ at Kunstverein Hamburg (2014). Since 2010 she curates the ongoing project “Living Archive – Archive Work as a Contemporary Artistic and Curatorial Practice“ at the Arsenal. Since 2011 she travels regularly to Cairo where she worked on several projects with „Cimatheque – Alternative Film Centre“. Her texts have been published in ‘Frauen und Film’, ‘The Moving Image’,’Texte zur Kunst’,’Ästhetik & Kommunikation’, ‘Schriftenreihe Kinemathek’ as well as in various festival and exhibition catalogues and monographs.
March 23rd, 2016