Stefanie Rau (*1989) has a background in visual communication and media theory, and has been involved in exhibition, publication and self-organized collaborative educational projects. Her artistic practice takes the approach to think through objects, situations or places to unravel their histories and implicated cultural, political or theoretical connections, and explores writing as performative or voiced articulations. With her practice she aims to inhabit an artistic space in-between disciplines and is interested in offering different perspectives and critical understandings that manifest in the form of essays, lecture performances and essay films.

From 2015 to 2016 her stay in the Netherlands was supported by a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Council (DAAD).

2015—2017
Critical Studies Department (MA)
Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, NL.
2011—2014
Visual Communication (BA)
Graphic Design / Visual Systems
Berlin University of the Arts, DE.
2009—2011
Visual Communication
Pforzheim University of Applied Arts, DE.



☞ Co-hosting brainstorm-sessions (w/ Aidan Wall & Ioanna Gerakidi) as part of Studium Generale, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL.

☞ Involved in/with/through the self-organised initiative Parallel School.

☞ Managing the collegiate project and exhibition space Rietveld Pavilion together w/ Marie Larsen.

☞ Part of the reading group/collective Uh Uh Uh Umm, w/ Ioanna Gerakidi & Rosie Haward.
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Feel free to get in touch for commissions, collaborations or to any other inquiries!



Jacques Veltmanstraat 961
1065 DZ, Amsterdam, NL.

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