Gabriele Leidloff works with video, film, photography and image generating techniques. Her installations combine medical apparatus for producing and processing images and advanced visual technologies used by electronic media. She conceptualized and launched the project l o g - i n / l o c k e d o u t – A Forum of Art and Neuroscience (www.locked-in.com). The forum explores the relationship between art and technology – the image on the retina, in memory, in language and on material carriers. l o g - i n / l o c k e d o u t is under the patronage of UNESCO.
Galleries, museums and universities around the world have exhibited Gabriele Leidloff's installations, among them the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts Beirut, National Centre for Contemporary Arts Moscow, The Naughton Gallery at Queen's University Belfast, Columbia University, New School University, New York University Faculty of Arts and Science, Yale University Digital Media Center for the Arts, the Museum for Contemporary Art | ZKM Karlsruhe, University of Freiburg, University of Heidelberg, the Berlin Academy of Arts, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Georg Kolbe Museum, Goethe-Institut Berlin and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.
Reviews and essays on her art have been published in numerous books, such as Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination, Video, ergo sum, video cult/ures, Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences, Theater der Natur und Kunst, Unscharf. Nach Gerhard Richter, Bild und Einbildungskraft, as well as in catalogues and magazines, e.g. Kunstforum, CIRCA, Gehirn&Geist, Deutschland and NY Arts. Gabriele Leidloff lives in Berlin.