Sigrid Hackenberg is a visual artist and theorist. She grew up in Spain, Germany, Japan and Canada. She received a B.A. from San Francisco State University and an M.A. from New York University. Her work has been featured internationally, including Museo Laboratorio Di Arte Contemporanea, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome; Museum of Image and Sound, Sao Paolo; Stedelijk Musueum, Amsterdam; Aperto '93, XLV Venice Biennale. She teaches video art at New York University. Hackenberg lives in New York. She received a PhD in Media and Communication from the European Graduate School, Saas-Fe, Wallis.