Madeleine Bernstorff

Madeleine Bernstorff, Film curator, film researcher, author, Super-8 filmmaker and lecturer, was born in Munich in 1956 and lives and works in Berlin. She has taken part in numerous exhibitions and curatorial projects as well as bringing out a large number of publications both as an editor and author. A selection of some of her most recent projects includes "Frühe Interventionen: Sufragetten – Extremistinnen der Sichtbarkeit", Zeughauskino Berlin (2010), "Small Paths, Complex Stories", a film series put together with Brigitta Kuster about the (Visual) Colonialism Archive to accompany the ‘"In the Desert of Modernity" exhibition at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2008). She has held teaching positions at a range of different institutions, including the Berlin University of the Arts (including a guest professorship 2004–2006, receiving the prize for good teaching in 2005), the HBK Braunschweig, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.