Stefanie Schulte Strathaus

Stefanie Schulte Strathaus

Film and video curator

  • Culture of memory, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Berlin (Germany)

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 and and founding director of Forum Expanded, a section of the Berlin International Film Festival which negotiates the boundaries of cinema.

Her curatorial work comprises numerous film programs, retrospectives and exhibitions. Since 2010 her main focus lies on the Arsenal's film archive and on new concepts of curating film archives in general. In this context she has been working closely with archives in Egypt, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria and Sudan. She currently co-curates the project Archive außer sich with the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Film Feld Forschung GmbH, Harun Farocki Institut, SAVVY Contemporary, pong film GmbH and the masters program Film Culture: Archiving, Programming, Presentation at the Goethe University Frankfurt, taking place in in the framework of The New Alphabet, a project of Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. She is also the founder of Living Archive – Archive Work as a Contemporary Artistic and Curatorial Practice and the Film Feld Forschung (Film Field Research) in the silent green Kulturquartier in Berlin (with Bettina Ellerkamp and Jörg Heitmann).
 
Related links

Stefanie Schulte Strathaus at the Latitude Festival: Call for Action & Reflection on Decolonising Archives

Project „Archive außer sich
 
Project “Living Archive – Archive Work as a Contemporary Artistic and Curatorial Practice

 

Contributions by Stefanie Schulte Strathaus