Mareike Bernien b. 1979, lives in Berlin and works as an artist between performative film, sound and text. Her works take a media-archaeological approach to scrutinise the ideological certainties of representation, their material-technological requirements and historical continuities. She is currently teaching in the area Theory and Practice of Visual Communications at the Kunsthochschule Kassel. For the festival "The Aesthetics of Resistance – Peter Weiss 100" at HAU Hebbel am Ufer she shot , together with Alex Gerbaulet, her newest short film "Depth of Field".