Helke Bayrle (*1941 in Torun, Poland) lives and works in Frankfurt am Main. In addition to her independent practice, she has been working together with Thomas Bayrle since 1969. She has had exhibitions at Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (2010); CoCA – Center of Contemporary Art, Torun (2012) and Peephole, Milan (2012). Her videos have been screened in many institutions internationally, including MMK (Museum für Moderne Kunst) Frankfurt am Main; National Gallery, Toronto; Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main; CCA – Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu; Massey University, Wallington; OCA – Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo; Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna, and were included in the exhibition Beziehungsarbeit at Künstlerhaus, Vienna (2011). A DVD edition of Portikus Under Construction was published with Sternberg Press in 2009.