Ying Sze Pek

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Ying Sze Pek

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Ying Pek researches modern and contemporary art with a focus on Europe. Her areas of interest include the histories of video art and photography, the history of global art exhibitions, media theory, and theories of the documentary and realism. She is currently completing her dissertation, Documentary Expanded: The Work of Hito Steyerl, 1994-2015. From 2017 to 2019 she was a visiting researcher at the German Academic Foundation (DFG) Research Training Group “Cultures of Critique” at Leuphana University Lüneburg.