Kai Noah Schirmer trained in media graphics at the School for Fashion and Design in Halle/Saale and studied media informatics at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin. A freelancer in the fields of layout, web design and programming –either alone or as part of the WagenGrafik Collektive – for associations, political initiatives and projects, Schirmer produces the programme ‘Transgenderradio Berlin’ and is actively involved in anti-racist and queer initiatives.

For RomArchive. Schirmer was involved mainly in the collection and compilation of image data and texts for the section ‘Politics of Photography’.