Rotraut Pape, born 1956 in Berlin, is a filmmaker, artist and Professor for Film/Video at the University of Art and Design, HfG Offenbach. She studied Fine Art at HFBK University of Fine Arts in Hamburg and focused on film, video and computer early on. Performance and installation play an important role in her work, which has been shown at international festivals and exhibitions in different artist collectives like Raskin, Frigo, Infermental. She realized numerous experimental documentaries for television and held workshops, lectures, visiting professorships at international universities, Goethe Institutes, CCFs, etc. Rotraut Pape is a founding member of the Hessian Film and Media Academy (hFMA) and a founding member, curator of the B3 Biennial of the Moving Image Frankfurt, lives in Berlin.