Berit Hummel gives courses on the image of the city film and on urban visual culture.
She studied psychology at the Freie Universität Berlin, photography at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig, and did an MA (Art in Context) at the Berlin University of the Arts. From 2012 to 2016 she was a DFG Fellow in the post graduate program “The world in the city” at the Center for Metropolitan Studies at the Technical University Berlin with a project on the production of space in the city in New York underground cinema in the 60s. During this time she also taught at the Institute for Architecture at the Technical University Berlin. Her research focuses on representations of the urban in the media and in the arts, spaces of reception, as well as the post-war Avant-garde.