Emily Smith is an educator, researcher and exhibition-maker based in Berlin. Since 2016, she has been Professor and Head of Communication Design at the UE University of Applied Sciences Europe. Her practice takes form in exhibitions, workshops, lectures, movement, video, photographic and written work. She served as Co-Artistic Director of the Fikra Graphic Design Biennial 01: Ministry of Graphic Design(Sharjah, UAE) and her writing was recently published in Curating After the Global (MIT Press, 2019). She holds an MA in Visual Anthropology from the FU Berlin and a BFA in Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design. In 2019, she opened a project space in Berlin-Schöneberg.