Cana Bilir-Meier lives and works in Munich and Vienna. She studied visual art and art education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at Sabancı University in Istanbul. She works as a filmmaker, artist, and often on arts and culture education projects. Her filmic, performative, and text-based works move at the interfaces between archival work, text production, historical research, and contemporary media reflexivity or archaeology. Her works have recently been presented at PAM (2018), Public Art Munich Festival; documenta14 (2017), Kassel, Germany; Tensta Konsthall (2017), Classroom, Stockholm; How To Live Together(2017), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; the Kasseler Dokumentar film-und Videofest (2015), Kassel, Germany; and Diagonale – Festival for Austrian Films (2016), Graz, Austria. In 2018, Cana Bilir-Meier was awarded the ars viva Prize for leading visual artists in Germany.