Nika Autor undertook her BA and MA studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana and obtained her PhD in Practice at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her practice is primarily based on experimental videos and documentary films, film essays, photography, collages, drawings and spatial video installations. The focus of her work is research into invisibilities/inaudibilities in relation to concealed topics of the forgotten past and the silenced present. Her work focuses on the production of particular images, specific constructions of collective memory as well as on personal/oral narratives. Her works examines asylum and migration policies, workers’ rights and politics of memory. She is part of the collective Newsreel Front (Obzorniška Fronta), an informal collective of workers hailing from film theory and art practice fields.

Her work has been presented in different international museums, galleries, and festivals: 57th Venice  Biennial, Jeu de Paume; MAXXI Rome; Stanford University; MSUM+MG, Museum of Contemporary Arts Ljubljana;  MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art; Tokyo Photographic Art Museum; GARAGE, Museum of Contemporary art Moscow; TIFF Cinematheque, Toronto International Film Festival; IFFR, International Film Festival Roterdam; JEUNJU, Korea; VIENNALE, Austria; ARS Electronica, LENTOS Kunstmuseum; etc.