Ute Meta Bauer is working as a curator of exhibitions and presentations on contemporary art, film, video, and sound, with a focus on transdisciplinary formats. Bauer was co-director with Hou Hanru of the World Biennial Forum No. 1, Gwangju, South Korea, 2012; curator of The Future Archive, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin, 2012; Artistic Director of the 3rd Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2004; and Co-Curator of Documenta11 (2001–2002). She is Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA where she served as the Founding Director of the Program in Art, Culture, and Technology (ACT) at MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning (2009–2012) and as Director of the MIT Visual Arts Program (2005–2009). From 2012–2013 she was Dean of Fine Art at the Royal College of Art, London. Her most recent publications are World Biennale Forum No 1 – Shifting Gravity (co-edited with Hou Hanru) and AR – Artistic Research (co-edited with Thomas D. Trummer).