Photo: Julia Daschner

Steffi Niederzoll | October 2019-January 2020

Steffi Niederzoll, a freelance filmmaker and artist, studied at the Cologne Academy of Media Arts and the Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV in Cuba. Her short films have been shown successfully at renowned film festivals such as the Berlinale. In a Franco-German co-production, she is currently making the documentary film Eine iranische Frau (An Iranian Woman) with the support of WDR, the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media (BKM) of the Film Funding Agency (FFA), the Film Foundation NRW and Eurimages. Alongside the film, she is writing a non-fiction book that will be published by Berlin Verlag. Besides her film work, she is also engaged in interdisciplinary artistic work. She was a member of the core group of the Kollective 1000Gestalten, which caused a worldwide sensation with a performance during the G20 summit in Hamburg. Her collective works have been presented at various venues, including the Brecht Festival, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde and Vejle, Denmark.
Steffi Niederzoll was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from October 2019 to January 2020.