5 ways accompanies five female artists on their paths in the world of art. For 5 years, the artists will be accompanied in their artistic and personal developments on film. In addition, their artistic work in public, on the Internet, in social media is documented. The result is a contemporary document of the art world, illustratively told through the stories of the five female artists. The audience experiences the difficulties and challenges the artists face and how they overcome them. Especially for female artists it is very difficult to position themselves and their art in the art world and the art market. The frequently described imbalance between male and female artists in the art world. Where does this come from? Which mechanisms lead to it and how do artists deal with it? This is what 5 ways wants to show exemplarily with the five artists.