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 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, among them Michael Snow, Guy Maddin, Heinz Emigholz, Birgit Hein, Ulrike Ottinger, Stephen Dwoskin and many others. She co-curated (with Susanne Sachsse and Marc Siegel) "Live Film! Jack Smith! Five Flaming Days in A Rented World" (October 2009). She currently curates the project "Living Archive – Archive Work as a Contemporary Artistic and Curatorial Practice".
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. She is the editor of: Kinemathekheft Nr. 93: “Germaine Dulac" (with Sabine Nessel and Heide Schlüpmann), Berlin 2002; "The Memo Book. Films, Videos and Installations by Matthias Müller", Berlin: Vorwerk 8, 2005; "The Primal Scene: Christine Noll Brinckmann. Films and Texts", Berlin: arsenal edition, 2008; “Who says concrete doesn’t burn, have you tried? West Berlin Film in the ’80s" (with Florian Wüst), Berlin: arsenal edition, 2008.