Valie Djordjevic lives and works in Berlin. She is an editor at iRights.info, a website about copyright in the digital age, and a lecturer on digital writing, social media and copyright for private and public institutions.
She studied comparative literature, Slavic languages and film studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. She completed a BA (Hons) in Humanities and English Language (upper second) and has a Diploma of Creative Writing (first) from the Open University in the UK .
She is active in the digital world from 1996. She was a member of Internationale Stadt Berlin, one of the first net culture projects in Germany. Since then she worked in different art and cultural projects including mikro e.V., a Berlin based association examining the different facets of media culture, the cyberfeminist group Old Boys Network or the Media Arts Lab at Künstlerhaus Bethanien. 2008 she worked with her collegues from iRights.info on the research project “Arbeit 2.0” about the work conditions of digital creatives at the Humboldt University in Berlin; from 2009 to 2011 she was part of the team of IUWIS, a copyright infrastructure for research and education also based at the Humboldt university. She is a co-moderator and administrator (together with Diana McCarty, Kathy Rae Huffman and Ushi Reiter) of the mailing list Faces, one of the first lists for women working with art and media.
She works in different contexts: writing, giving lectures on media culture, organizing events on the topics of copyright, gender, networking, information and art. She writes fiction and essays on art and culture and occasionally even makes art herself.