Katrin Redfern


Katrin produces film, theater (five Tony Award nominations), photography and multimedia exhibits, and radio and podcasts, from science reporting to writing and directing audio dramas. She writes about politics, anthropology and conservation among other things, and her plays have been produced in New York and Berlin. Katrin loves exploring and learning and has studied wilderness skills with some of the world's foremost survivalists, learned from and documented remote hunter-gatherers, run with the bulls in San Miguel, hiked the red heart of Australia, uncovered illegal detention centers in Cambodia, and organized internationally for migrant and labor rights. She is Co-founder and Creative Director of Be Electric Studios and Brooklyn Soundstages. Katrin holds a BA from the Institute for Social Ecology, an MA from the University of Sussex, and an MSc from the London School of Economics. Katrin is a 2019 Felipe P. De Alba Fellow at Columbia University and currently Visiting Fellow and Director of Impact & Outreach for the Institute of Intellectual History at the University of St Andrews.