Ella RAIDEL, born 1970, is an artist and filmmaker from Austria working in experimental documentary films in Europe, Asia, and Africa. She focuses on the cultural phenomena of globalization circulating in various domains—the private and the public, the domesticate and the cooperate, the mass and the multitude—to present as experimental video, video installation, and films. Her films have been screened in major international film festivals, in the context of art and architecture biennials, and conferences. She published her Ph.D. thesis on the films of Tsai Ming Liang and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Academia Sinica in Taipei (2013/14). She now serves as the senior-research fellow in Linz University of the Arts and is working on her essay film on China’s ghost cities.