Katharina Haider studied conservation, art technology and conservation science at the Technical University Munich. Her final thesis was about the conservation of plastic bags. Focusing on modern and contemporary art and design she worked as an intern at the Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich and for the New National Gallery Berlin. She has been Senior Time- based Media Conservator at Tate Gallery and worked for museums such as the Museum of Modern Art MMK. Currently she graduates in Polymer Science at the Technical University Berlin, works as a chemistry tutor and runs her atelier in Berlin.