Born 1966 in Munich.

Lives and works in Berlin.


2001–2003 Postgraduate Studies in Philosophy, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
1992–1998 University of Television and Film, Munich
1987–1990 Academy of Visual Arts in Tokyo

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2022 Hito Steyerl: I Will Survive, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
2021 Hito Steyerl: I Will Survive, Centre Pompidou, Paris
2020 Hito Steyerl: I Will Survive, K21, Düsseldorf
2019 Hito Steyerl: This is the Future, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Drill, Park Avenue Armory, New York
Power Plants, Serpentine Galleries, London
Hito Steyerl: Käthe Kollwitz Prize 2019, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
2018 Hito Steyerl: The City of Broken Windows, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Martha Rosler & Hito Steyerl: War Games, Kunstmuseum, Basel
2017 Hito Steyerl: Liquidity Inc., The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
2016 Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun, HMKV, Dortmund
Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Distributed Image, LUMA Foundation, Arles
Number Thirteen: Factory of the Sun, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf
2015 Duty-Free Art, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Liquidity Inc., Tensta Konsthall, Spånga
Too Much World, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
Hito Steyerl, Artists Space, New York
Concentrations 59: Mirror Stage-Visualizing the Self After the Internet, Dallas Museum of Art
2014 Hito Steyerl, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
Hito Steyerl, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
HNTBS, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Circulacionismo, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
Junktime, Home Workspace Program, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
2013 Hito Steyerl: Guards, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Adorno’s Grey, Audain Gallery, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Vancouver
Guards, Svilova, Gothenburg
2012 Focus: Hito Steyerl, Art Institute of Chicago
The Kiss, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
2011 Hito Steyerl: Journal No. 1 – An Artist's Impression, Studiengalerie 1.357, Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt
2010 RICOCHET #3, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
2009 Hito Steyerl, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
Der Bau, Linz Kulturhauptstadt, Linz
2008 The 1st at Moderna: Hito Steyerl, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Red Alert, Kunsthalle Winterhur, Winterhur

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2022 Post Nature, Ulsan Art Museum, Ulsan
2021 steirischer herbst ’21 – The Way Out, Graz
2019 May You Live In Interesting Times, 58th Venice Biennale, Venice
2018 Busan Biennial, Busan, Korea
Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
2017 Skulptur Projekte 2017, Münster
ARS17, Kiasma– The Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki
Like a Moth to a Flame, curated by Tom Eccles, Marl Rappolt and Liam Gillick, Fondazione Sandretto re Rebaudengo, Turi
2016 Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo
9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
2015 56th Venice Biennale, German Pavilion, Venice
Global Control and Censorship, Zentrum für Kunst and Medientechnologie Karlsruhe
4th Dojima River Biennale, Osaka
2014 Cut to Swipe, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Smart New World, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf