Christa Blümlinger is professor of film studies at the Université Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis. Previously she was a university assistant (1999-2002) and visiting professor (2008/09) at the Seminar for Film Studies at the Free University Berlin. Member of the advisory board to Forum Expanded. Has served as a curator and jury member on various occasions, including the Documentary Film Festival Duisburger Film Week, Berlin's Arsenal Cinema, and the Austrian film festival Diagonale. Numerous publications, particularly on film theory, documentary and avant-garde film, as well as media art. Selected publications in German: "Schreiben Bilder Sprechen. Texte zum essayistischen Film" (edited with Constantin Wulff, Vienna: Sonderzahl 1992), "Das Gesicht im Zeitalter des bewegten Bildes" (edited with Karl Sierek, Vienna, Sonderzahl, 2002), "Kino aus zweiter Hand. Formen materieller Aneignung im Film und in der Medienkunst" (Berlin, Vorwerk 8, 2009).