Nanna Heidenreich

Nanna Heidenreich is a media and cultural studies scholar, curator and professor for transcultural studies at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Most recent projects include the co-curation of Auslaufende Umwelten at Kunstverein D21 in Leipzig. She has published widely on migration, postcolonial theory and “other” cinemas (feminist, queer, experimental), most recently fAKE hYBRID sITES pALIMPSEST. Essays on Leakages (with Madhusree Dutta, 2021). She lives in Berlin and Vienna.

As of March 2022


The Whole Life. Archives & Imaginaries

Grid Memory

With Nataša Damnjanović, Charlotte Eifler, Başak Ertür, Adla Isanović, Nihad Kreševljaković, Armina Pilav & Damir Ugljen (Un-War Space Lab), Clarissa Thieme, moderated by Nanna Heidenreich

Talk, lecture, presentation

Mar 25, 2022


Terra Nova

Film premiere and talk with Ulrike Hamann, Regina Römhild, Fetewei Tatekegn and Constanze Fischbeck, moderated by Nanna Heidenreich

Sep 30, 2017

Now is the Time of Monsters

Migration - Unruly Thinking

With Bernd Kasparek, Ramzi Kassem, Brigitta Kuster, Sandro Mezzadra, Kim Rygiel, Isabelle Saint-Saëns and Zoran Terzić


Mar 25, 2017

Alle Veranstaltungen

Now is the Time of Monsters

Migration - Talking Migration

With Avery F. Gordon, Bernd Kasparek, Sandro Mezzadra, Zoran Terzić, Brigitta Kuster, Isabelle Saint-Saëns, Ramzi Kassem and Kim Rygiel

Theses, discussions

Mar 24, 2017

The Apparatus of Racism

The Apparatus of Racism: Day 2

With Manuela Bojadžijev, Bülent Küçük and others

Discourse program

Mar 9, 2017

The Apparatus of Racism

The Apparatus of Racism: Day 1

With Ayşe Güleç, Eyal Weizman, Nafeez Ahmed, Yann Moulier Boutang, Liz Fekete and others

Discourse program

Mar 8, 2017


Eines Tages (Someday)

Film screening and conversation

Nov 18, 2016

Civil Society 4.0 – Refugees and Digital Self Organization

Mapping, Visibility and Narratives, Urban and Digital Space

Working groups and final presentation


Mar 5, 2016

In the Desert of Modernity

Transit Cities: Migration and Housing

Nanna Heidenreich (media scientist) and Serhat Karakayali (sociologist and co-curator) both Kanak Attak

Oct 5, 2008