Hamida Sivac studied architecture at the Technical University of Vienna and Art History at the University of Vienna. She worked as a student assistant in the project Universal Aesthetics of Lines and Colors? as well as an academic tutor for contemporary art and modern architecture at the Institute of Art History at the University of Vienna. Since fall 2020 she is working as university assistant (prae doc) at the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies. She is teaching and writing her dissertation on the topic of feminist language critique in the arts of second wave feminism. For Search and Shape Hamida is involved in the project Preyersche Höfe.