Judith Hopf was born in Karlsruhe and has lived in Berlin since 1990 engaging in the discourse of that generation. In her work, including large-scale permanent outdoor sculpture, prints, videos, ceramics, paintings, and drawings she delves into the practices that structure the daily life of administered societies. She has had solo exhibitions at, amongst others, at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Museion, Bolzano, Italy; National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen; Maumaus, Lisbon; and Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe. She has also participated in Documenta XIII, La Biennale de Montréal, and the Liverpool Biennial. She is Professor and Vice-Rector of Fine Arts at the Städelschule Art Academy in Frankfurt.