Tekla Aslanishvili is an artist, filmmaker and essayist, based between Berlin and Tbilisi. Her work focuses on new forms of algorithmic governance and their impact on urban spaces and their subjects. Tekla graduated from the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in 2009 and she holds a MFA from the Berlin University of the Arts - the department of the Experimental Film and New Media Art. Aslanishvilis’s work has been screened and exhibited internationally at the Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Kunstverein Leipzig, Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, VISIO – European Programme on Artists’ Moving Images, Florence, Pylon Lab, Dresden, 20. International Film Symposium, Bremen. She is a 2018–2019 Digital Earth Fellow and most recently a nominee for Han Nefkens Foundation - Video Art Award 2020 and Ars-Viva Art prize 2021.