Originally from Germany Anja Mahler has been living and working in Ireland since 2003. After being awarded a BA Honors Degree in Fine Art in 2010 from the National College of Art and Design she became a member of Black Church Print Studios. She is currently collaborating with the Experimental Film Society and frequently participates in forums for discussion and exchange such as LUX Critical Forum and IFI Critical Take. Since graduation she has worked with a range of curators and artists on a variety of projects and exhibitions. In 2011 Mahler joined the team of the IFI Irish Film Archive in preserving Ireland’s film heritage by managing the collections of the Arts Council, Irish Film Board and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Her expertise in information science has resulted in an advisory role for MExIndex, a searchable index for artists moving image and experimental film.