Sigrid Hackenberg is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and philosopher based in New York. She is the author of a study on G. W. F. Hegel and Emmanuel Levinas, Total History, Anti-History, and the Face that is Other (Atropos Press), and co-editor with Lenart Škof of Bodily Proximity (Ljubljana: Novarevija). Hackenberg grew up in Spain, Germany, Japan, Canada, and the United States. She was awarded a B.A. from San Francisco State University (SFSU), anM.A. from New York University (NYU), and a Ph.D. in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School (EGS), Switzerland.