Dr. Anja Steidinger
Dr. Anja Steidinger, Professor for art education
Dr. Anja Steidinger is professor for art education, teaching profession at elementary school (LAGS) from winter term 2020. She works as an artist at the interface of art, politics and education.
Anja Steidinger (*1972) grew up in Hamburg and studied art education and fine arts at the HFBK with a focus on photography, video and installation. From 2006 to 2020 she lived in Barcelona. There she also wrote her dissertation on artistic (self-)representations of unease in the context of the Spanish economic crisis (publication Edition Metzel, Munich 2015).
She is co-founder of the Spanish activist artist collective Enmedio and the media education project for children La Maleta del Cine in Barcelona. Her working method, often based on collaborative production, combines decolonial, anti-discriminatory perspectives with local art projects and develops new spaces for action from artistic intervention as a critical practice.