Renate Lorenz (Berlin) is an artist and cultural scientist, mostly in the fields of Art and Queer Theory. She is showing her art work internationally (together with Pauline Boudry), recently at the 54. Venice Biennial (2011), at the Paris Triennial (2012), at SLG and Tate Modern, London (2013). Her recent english publications are Queer Art (Transcript, 2012) and the artist book Temporal Drag (Hatje Cantz 2011). She is professor for art and research at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.