Leni Van Goidsenhoven studied art and literature. After her studies, she worked as Jan Hoet’s assistant. She will receive her doctorate from KU Leuven in 2017 with a dissertation on autism, the cultural industry and representation. Since 2018, she has been a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp (Philosophy) and KU Leuven (Cultural Studies). Her field of research is working with people for whom speaking is not always natural.