Martina Leeker has a background in theatre studies, media studies, theatre practice, and performance. She held an assistant professorship in theatre and media at the University of Bayreuth from 2002 to 2010 and was a senior researcher at Leuphana University Lüneburg’s Centre for Digital Cultures from 2013 until autumn 2018. Her research interests include theatre/performance and media, art and technology, systems engineering, infrastructures, the history of fascination with digital cultures, and methods and critique in digital cultures. As part of her academic work, Leeker is building on research with artistic methods, in particular performative methods, within lecture-performances
and speculation labs.