Şeyda Kurt is a presenter and author. She studied philosophy and Romance languages and literature in Cologne and Bordeaux and cultural journalism at the University of the Arts, Berlin. She has worked for various film festivals (Berlinale, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen) and has curated short film programmes. Among other things, she worked in the editorial department of the young online magazine ze.tt of the Zeit Verlag. Today she writes and speaks as a freelance journalist and columnist for various media about theatre and film, philosophy, intersectional feminism and domestic politics. She lives in Cologne and Berlin.