Christa Blümlinger is Professor in film studies at the University Vincennes-Saint-Denis (Paris 8). She formerly taught at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle and at the Free University Berlin. Numerous curatorial and critical activities in Vienna, Berlin and Paris. Her publications include the edition of writings of Harun Farocki (in french) and of Serge Daney (in german) and books about essay film, media art, film aesthetics and Austrian cinema. Her most recent book is about appropriation in film and media art: Cinéma de seconde main. Esthétique du remploi dans l’art du film et des nouveaux média, Klincksieck 2013 (published in German in 2009).