Alex Gerbaulet is an artist, filmmaker and curator. She studied fine arts, philosophy and media studies in Braunschweig and Vienna. Her works deal extensively with the idea of the “local” [“Heimisch”], on the search for an understanding of origin, past, and its effects on our consciousness and on what we suppress. For her current film “Schicht” (2015) she won several international awards, amongst other the German Competition Award at the 61st International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen. Exhibitions and films by Gerbaulet have been seen in Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovenia and China. She works on the artistic staff at the Art School in Kassel and at the University of the Arts in Braunschweig, and has served as a jury member at various film festivals. She shot her latest short film, “Depth of Field”, together with Mareike Bernien for the festival “The Aesthetics of Resistance” at HAU Hebbel am Ufer.