Clarissa Thieme is an artist and filmmaker. Working across film, photography, performance, installation, and text, she combines documentary and fictional forms focusing on processes of memory, politics of identity, and strategies of translation. Her practice is research-based and often takes a collaborative approach. Thieme studied Media Art at the University of the Arts Berlin (UdK) and holds a MA in Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Practice from the University Hildesheim. She is also a research alumnus of the Berlin Center for Advanced Studies in Arts and Sciences (BAS).