Nelly Y. Pinkrah is a Ph.D. student at the DFG funded research training group „Cultures of Critique“ at Leuphana University in Lueneburg. Her research is focused on the phenomenon of opacity as a decolonial strategy in cybernetic societies. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnology, African Studies and Sociology. From November 2012 until October 2013 she co-organized the annual conference of the German Society for Media Studies and since November 2013 she has been working at the Centre for Digital Cultures in Lueneburg. She is actively engaged in different political projects and is a Humanity in Action senior fellow. Her areas of interest are: Digital media, technology, political thoughts and practices, black feminist theory, decoloniality, intellectual and cultural history.