Olga Moskatova studied social and economic communication from 2003 to 2009 at the University of the Arts Berlin and at the Université Stendhal Grenoble 3. From 2010 to 2012 she had a doctoral scholarship in the program "Das Reale in der Kultur der Moderne" at the University of Konstanz. Since July 2012 she has been a researcher at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie at the Bauhaus University Weimar. She is currently working on a dissertation on material aesthetics and analogue nostalgia in film shot without cameras. Her research areas include media theory with a focus on film and photography, theories and history of avant-garde and experimental film, as well as materiality and mediality.