Katía Truijen is a media theorist and musician based in Rotterdam. Since 2014, she has been developing programmes in the field of digital culture within the Research Department at Het Nieuwe Instituut. Her current research focuses on the politics of contemporary video culture. She was assistant curator for WORK, BODY, LEISURE, the Dutch Pavilion at the 16th Venice International Architecture Biennale in 2018, and managing editor for the publication Architecture of Appropriation: On Squatting as Spatial Practice
(2019). Katía has published about digital culture and design for many leading cultural platforms in the Netherlands, among others Sonic Acts, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen / Design Column, Virtueel Platform, Simulacrum, Institute of Network Cultures, IDFA DocLab, and FIBER. She graduated from the M.A. in New Media and Digital Cultures at the University of Amsterdam with her thesis Urban Dialogues
, and completed the Art & Research Honours Programme at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. Previously, she taught at the University of Amsterdam, department of Media Studies, and was a guest lecturer at a.o. the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and de Nederlandse Filmacademie.