Constantin Hartenstein (*1982 in Herzberg, Germany) is an installation and video artist living and working in Berlin and New York. His works deal with architectural appearances of spaces within the context of mass media, physical presence and fast forward consumer culture. He studied "Experimental Media" at the University of the Arts Berlin in the classes of Prof. Maria Vedder and Prof. Heinz Emigholz where he graduated with honors in 2009. In 2010, he was awarded the "Meisterschüler" degree at the HBK Braunschweig where he studied "Fine Arts" with Prof. Candice Breitz. Hartenstein worked for the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2011 as a film producer. The pavilion won the Golden Lion for Best National Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 2011, presenting the work of Christoph Schlingensief. In 2012, he is an artist in resident in New York granted by Triangle Arts Association (USA) as well as an artist in resident at the Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California (USA). His works have been exhibited and screened at international galleries and institutions such as Volksbühne Berlin, Berlinische Galerie, transmediale, Herzliya Bienal (IL) and Goethe Institut New York.