Participants

  • Aristide Antonas

    works in the fields of philosophy, art, literature, and architecture, and his publications range from literature and theater scripts to essays. His work has been featured at the Istanbul Design Biennial, the Venice and São Paulo Architecture Biennales, Display Prague, the New Museum in New York, Basel’s Swiss Architecture Museum, and at the Vorarlberger Architektur Institut in Austria. In 2015 he won the ArchMarathon prize. He has also been nominated for the Mies Van der Rohe Award (2009) and the Iakοv Chernikov Prize (2011). Currently he directs the Master’s Program on Architectural Design at the University of Thessaly, Greece. He has been a visiting tutor at The Bartlett, UCL, and a visiting professor of literature at FU Berlin.

    BeL

    was founded in 2000 by Anne-Julchen Bernhardt (born in 1971) and Jörg Leeser (born in 1967). Its work has been recognized with major prizes like the Kunstpreis Baukunst (Art Award in Architecture) given by the Akademie der Künste Berlin. In 2016, before the backdrop of the current housing crisis, BeL will be expanding their self-build system “Grundbau und Siedler” to a city scale. The system was presented in their contribution to the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, titled Neubau. Bernhardt is a professor of building design at the RWTH Aachen, while Leeser teaches at the Peter Behrens School of Arts in Dusseldorf.

    Christian Benimana

    holds a bachelor’s degree from the School of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) of Tongji University and worked with LongiLat Architecture and Research in Shanghai prior to joining MASS in 2010, where he was a Global Health Corps fellow in 2011. He currently heads the implementation of the African Design Centre, a field-based apprenticeship to train top design talent on the continent in impact-based methods, in addition to being chairman of the Education Board of the East African Institute of Architects. Benimana has been involved with design/build projects, development initiatives, and operational and administration leadership. He has also taught at the architecture department of the former Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST).

    Christian Hiller

    is a media scholar, curator, and writer. In addition to his work for the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (2014–2016), the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (2009–2014), and the Hochschule für bildende Kunst Hamburg (2010–2013), he has headed exhibition projects shown in venues like MMCA Seoul, HOK Oslo, MNBA Santiago de Chile, SESC São Paulo, and the Venice Architecture Biennale. He researches and publishes about urbanism, architecture, design, art, performance, film, media, and their societal intersections.

    Ethel Baraona Pohl

    (born 1970) is a critic, writer, and curator. She is co-founder, with César Reyes Nájera, of dpr-barcelona, an architectural research practice and independent publishing house. Their research and theoretical work has ties with leading publications in architectural discourse, including their work on the editorial team of Quaderns d’arquitectura i urbanisme, and as Archis advisors for Volume magazine, among others. She was associate curator for the exhibition Adhocracy, in 2012, co-curator of the third Think Space program with the theme “Money,” and recently curated the exhibition Adhocracy ATHENS at the Onassis Cultural Center in 2015.

    Hans Peter Hahn

    is a professor of anthropology at Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main. His work focuses on material culture, consumption, and migration. In addition to cooperative projects with international museums, he conducts research on consumer goods and mobile phones in West Africa. His publications range from essays on economic issues to essays about bicycles, plastic sandals, mobile phones, and other everyday goods. He wrote the book Materielle Kultur: Eine Einführung (2005) and co-edited the Handbuch Materielle Kultur (2014). He is spokesman for the DFG research training group “Wert und Äquivalent” (GRK 1576) and is a member of the academic advisory council for the Humboldt-Forum in Berlin.

    Ina Kerner

    is a political scientist who focuses on political theory and an associate member of the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies at Humboldt Universität (HU) in Berlin. From 2009 to 2016, she was a junior professor of diversity politics at the HU, while also conducting fellowships and guest professorships at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, the Research Network on Interdependent Inequalities in Latin America desiguALdades.net at the Freie Universität Berlin, Goldsmiths University College of London, the Universidade de Brasília, and the Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad.

    Marion von Osten

    (born in 1963) focuses on cultural production in postcolonial societies, technologies of the self, and the governance of mobility through her activities as a curator, researcher, and publisher of books and catalogues. She is currently curating the exhibition Migrant Bauhaus, which will be on world tour from 2017 to 2019. Between 2006 and 2012, she held a professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and was Professor for Artistic Practice at HGK Zurich from 1999 to 2006. She is a founding member of the Center for Post-Colonial Knowledge and Culture, Berlin, and Labor k3000 Zurich.

    Matteo Pasquinelli

    (born 1974) is a philosopher whose work occupies the intersection of political philosophy, media theory, and cognitive sciences. He teaches as visiting professor in media theory at the University of Arts and Design, Karlsruhe. He has previously taught at the Pratt Institute in New York. The works he has edited include the anthologies Alleys of Your Mind: Augmented Intelligence and its Traumas (2015) and Algorithms of Capital (2014).

    Ruben Pater

    creates visual narratives about geopolitical issues under the name Untold Stories. He initiates projects that involve investigative research, followed by visual storytelling techniques aimed at a wide audience, creating new relations between journalism and design. His work Drone Survival Guide (2013) received worldwide attention as an educational and activist tool against military drones. Research into disaster communication in times of climate change resulted in the First Dutch Flood Manual (2011). Double Standards (2012) was an installation and publication about the role of global maritime trade in Somali piracy. His first book, The Politics of Design (2016), is global guide for designers toward more responsible visual communication. He received an MA in design from the Sandberg Institute and currently teaches at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.

    Sabine Drewes

    has served as consultant for municipal policy and urban development and she is Head of Local Politics and Urban Development at the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung since 2007. She studied political science at Freie Universität Berlin. From 2002 to 2006, she was the editor of Kommunalpolitische Infothek. Prior to that, she was a publicity consultant for the Grüne/Alternative coalition in councils in North Rhine-Westphalia (GAR-NRW) and was a voluntary worker for the Grüne party councils in Düsseldorf and Dortmund (including a stint as “expert citizen” in the city of Dortmund’s Foreign Residents Committee). From 1994 to 1997 she worked as a freelance journalist in Berlin (where her bylines included Zitty, DeutschlandRadio, Deutsche Welle Fernsehen, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).

    Stephan Trüby

    (born 1970) is a professor of architecture and cultural theory at the Technical University of Munich. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association in  London. His most significant academic posts include: visiting professorship in Architecture at the Karlsruhe College of Arts and Design (2007–2009), director of the post-graduate program “Spatial Design” at the Zurich University of Arts (2009–2014), and lecturer at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University (2012–2014). He was a co-curator of the 2014 Biennale of Architecture in Venice and is a regular contributor to ARCH+ and Archithese.

    Walter Prigge

    (born in 1946) is a sociologist and urbanist. He wrote his habilitation on urbanism and intellectual movements in the twentieth century at the Universität in Frankfurt am Main, and worked there as a lecturer and independent urban researcher. From 1996 to 2011, he worked with the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation on events, exhibitions, and books on architecture, the city, and modernism. These activities and publications covered topics like standardization in the built culture, modernity and the savage, and the periphery and shrinking cities. He became a senior fellow at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in 2014.

  • Aristide Antonas

    works in the fields of philosophy, art, literature, and architecture, and his publications range from literature and theater scripts to essays. His work has been featured at the Istanbul Design Biennial, the Venice and São Paulo Architecture Biennales, Display Prague, the New Museum in New York, Basel’s Swiss Architecture Museum, and at the Vorarlberger Architektur Institut in Austria. In 2015 he won the ArchMarathon prize. He has also been nominated for the Mies Van der Rohe Award (2009) and the Iakοv Chernikov Prize (2011). Currently he directs the Master’s Program on Architectural Design at the University of Thessaly, Greece. He has been a visiting tutor at The Bartlett, UCL, and a visiting professor of literature at FU Berlin.

    BeL

    was founded in 2000 by Anne-Julchen Bernhardt (born in 1971) and Jörg Leeser (born in 1967). Its work has been recognized with major prizes like the Kunstpreis Baukunst (Art Award in Architecture) given by the Akademie der Künste Berlin. In 2016, before the backdrop of the current housing crisis, BeL will be expanding their self-build system “Grundbau und Siedler” to a city scale. The system was presented in their contribution to the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, titled Neubau. Bernhardt is a professor of building design at the RWTH Aachen, while Leeser teaches at the Peter Behrens School of Arts in Dusseldorf.

    Christian Benimana

    holds a bachelor’s degree from the School of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) of Tongji University and worked with LongiLat Architecture and Research in Shanghai prior to joining MASS in 2010, where he was a Global Health Corps fellow in 2011. He currently heads the implementation of the African Design Centre, a field-based apprenticeship to train top design talent on the continent in impact-based methods, in addition to being chairman of the Education Board of the East African Institute of Architects. Benimana has been involved with design/build projects, development initiatives, and operational and administration leadership. He has also taught at the architecture department of the former Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST).

    Christian Hiller

    is a media scholar, curator, and writer. In addition to his work for the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (2014–2016), the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation (2009–2014), and the Hochschule für bildende Kunst Hamburg (2010–2013), he has headed exhibition projects shown in venues like MMCA Seoul, HOK Oslo, MNBA Santiago de Chile, SESC São Paulo, and the Venice Architecture Biennale. He researches and publishes about urbanism, architecture, design, art, performance, film, media, and their societal intersections.

    Ethel Baraona Pohl

    (born 1970) is a critic, writer, and curator. She is co-founder, with César Reyes Nájera, of dpr-barcelona, an architectural research practice and independent publishing house. Their research and theoretical work has ties with leading publications in architectural discourse, including their work on the editorial team of Quaderns d’arquitectura i urbanisme, and as Archis advisors for Volume magazine, among others. She was associate curator for the exhibition Adhocracy, in 2012, co-curator of the third Think Space program with the theme “Money,” and recently curated the exhibition Adhocracy ATHENS at the Onassis Cultural Center in 2015.

    Hans Peter Hahn

    is a professor of anthropology at Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main. His work focuses on material culture, consumption, and migration. In addition to cooperative projects with international museums, he conducts research on consumer goods and mobile phones in West Africa. His publications range from essays on economic issues to essays about bicycles, plastic sandals, mobile phones, and other everyday goods. He wrote the book Materielle Kultur: Eine Einführung (2005) and co-edited the Handbuch Materielle Kultur (2014). He is spokesman for the DFG research training group “Wert und Äquivalent” (GRK 1576) and is a member of the academic advisory council for the Humboldt-Forum in Berlin.

    Ina Kerner

    is a political scientist who focuses on political theory and an associate member of the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies at Humboldt Universität (HU) in Berlin. From 2009 to 2016, she was a junior professor of diversity politics at the HU, while also conducting fellowships and guest professorships at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, the Research Network on Interdependent Inequalities in Latin America desiguALdades.net at the Freie Universität Berlin, Goldsmiths University College of London, the Universidade de Brasília, and the Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad.

    Marion von Osten

    (born in 1963) focuses on cultural production in postcolonial societies, technologies of the self, and the governance of mobility through her activities as a curator, researcher, and publisher of books and catalogues. She is currently curating the exhibition Migrant Bauhaus, which will be on world tour from 2017 to 2019. Between 2006 and 2012, she held a professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and was Professor for Artistic Practice at HGK Zurich from 1999 to 2006. She is a founding member of the Center for Post-Colonial Knowledge and Culture, Berlin, and Labor k3000 Zurich.

    Matteo Pasquinelli

    (born 1974) is a philosopher whose work occupies the intersection of political philosophy, media theory, and cognitive sciences. He teaches as visiting professor in media theory at the University of Arts and Design, Karlsruhe. He has previously taught at the Pratt Institute in New York. The works he has edited include the anthologies Alleys of Your Mind: Augmented Intelligence and its Traumas (2015) and Algorithms of Capital (2014).

    Ruben Pater

    creates visual narratives about geopolitical issues under the name Untold Stories. He initiates projects that involve investigative research, followed by visual storytelling techniques aimed at a wide audience, creating new relations between journalism and design. His work Drone Survival Guide (2013) received worldwide attention as an educational and activist tool against military drones. Research into disaster communication in times of climate change resulted in the First Dutch Flood Manual (2011). Double Standards (2012) was an installation and publication about the role of global maritime trade in Somali piracy. His first book, The Politics of Design (2016), is global guide for designers toward more responsible visual communication. He received an MA in design from the Sandberg Institute and currently teaches at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.

    Sabine Drewes

    has served as consultant for municipal policy and urban development and she is Head of Local Politics and Urban Development at the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung since 2007. She studied political science at Freie Universität Berlin. From 2002 to 2006, she was the editor of Kommunalpolitische Infothek. Prior to that, she was a publicity consultant for the Grüne/Alternative coalition in councils in North Rhine-Westphalia (GAR-NRW) and was a voluntary worker for the Grüne party councils in Düsseldorf and Dortmund (including a stint as “expert citizen” in the city of Dortmund’s Foreign Residents Committee). From 1994 to 1997 she worked as a freelance journalist in Berlin (where her bylines included Zitty, DeutschlandRadio, Deutsche Welle Fernsehen, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).

    Stephan Trüby

    (born 1970) is a professor of architecture and cultural theory at the Technical University of Munich. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association in  London. His most significant academic posts include: visiting professorship in Architecture at the Karlsruhe College of Arts and Design (2007–2009), director of the post-graduate program “Spatial Design” at the Zurich University of Arts (2009–2014), and lecturer at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University (2012–2014). He was a co-curator of the 2014 Biennale of Architecture in Venice and is a regular contributor to ARCH+ and Archithese.

    Walter Prigge

    (born in 1946) is a sociologist and urbanist. He wrote his habilitation on urbanism and intellectual movements in the twentieth century at the Universität in Frankfurt am Main, and worked there as a lecturer and independent urban researcher. From 1996 to 2011, he worked with the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation on events, exhibitions, and books on architecture, the city, and modernism. These activities and publications covered topics like standardization in the built culture, modernity and the savage, and the periphery and shrinking cities. He became a senior fellow at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in 2014.

  • Albus, Volker

    Karlsruhe

    Architect and Designer

    1949

    Professor of product design and prorector of the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. Addresses the interface between design, architecture and sociology. Protagonist of Neues Deutsches Design (New German Design) and curator of numerous design exhibitions.

    anschlaege.de

    Berlin

    is a design studio with a focus on social communication. It was founded in 2004 by Axel Watzke, Christian Lagé and Steffen Schuhmann. Steffen Schuhmann has been a professor of graphic design and society at Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin since 2013.

    aus dem Moore, Elke

    Stuttgart

    Curator

    1965

    Head of the art department of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen. Curator and initiator of the international exhibition and funding programme of the ifa with a focus on the discursive exchange between artists from different societies and their political and social feedback.

    Bauer, Ute-Meta

    Singapore

    Curator

    1958

    Founding director of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Singapore. Her work as a curator focuses on the themes of art, architecture and sound and their interconnections with socio-political discourses.

    Baumhoff, Anja

    Hannover / Berlin

    Social Historian

    1958

    Professor of art and design history at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover (HsH). Researches power structures and gender at the Bauhaus.

    Bernhardt, Anne-Julchen

    Cologne / Aachen

    Architect

    1971

    Professor of architectural typology at RWTH Aachen University. Her work focuses on research into the infrastructure and architecture of migration processes in Germany and on design-build projects in South Africa and Germany. Together with Jörg Leeser principal of the office BeL Sozietät für Architektur in Cologne.

    Blumenstein, Ellen

    Berlin

    Curator

    1976

    Chief curator of the KW Institute for Contemporary Art. Addresses the margins and interfaces between art and other fields and other forms of knowledge. She has also been a significant initiator of the cultural policy debates about the social function of art in Berlin.

    Brandlhuber, Arno

    Berlin

    Architect

    1964

    Founder of brandlhuber+ Berlin and professor of architecture and urban research at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Nuremberg. Head of the nomadic masters programme a42.org and co-initiator of the public seminar series Akademie c/o, which researches the spatial production of the ‘Berlin Republic’.

    Efrat, Zvi

    Tel Aviv

    Architect and Architectural Historian

    1959

    Professor at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. A practicing architect who also engages with the history of architecture in the State of Israel.

    Efrussi, Tatjana

    Moscow / Berlin

    Art Historian and Curator

    1988

    Currently working on a doctorate on Hannes Meyer’s activities in the Soviet Union 1930–1936.

    Faber, Kerstin

    Weimar / Leipzig

    Planner and Urban Researcher

    1977

    researches and works on aspects of urban and regional planning, among other things as project leader for the International Building Exhibition (IBA) Thuringia.

    Fezer, Jesko

    Hamburg / Berlin

    Designer and Author

    1970

    Professor of experimental design at the University of Fine Arts (HFBK) Hamburg and co-founder of the specialised bookstore “Pro qm”. Researches and works in diverse cooperation projects with a focus on the political and social dimensions of design.

    Heringer, Anna

    Laufen (Bavaria)

    Architect

    1977

    UNESCO Chair for Earthen Architecture, Building Cultures and Sustainable Development at the ETH Zurich. With her architecture she aims to improve living conditions and to strengthen local economies and the ecological balance.

    Hiller, Christian

    Berlin

    Media Scientist and Curator

    1975

    At the Bauhaus Dessau he realised among other things exhibition projects about the Bauhaus stage and film at the Bauhaus. Currently works freelance as a curator at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin.

    Hurtzig, Hannah

    Berlin

    Freelance Curator and Dramaturg

    has realised projects such as Theater der Welt Dresden 1996, Ersatzstadt 2003–2005. Head of the Mobile Academy since 2004.

    Kuhnert, Nikolaus

    Berlin

    Architect and Publicist

    1939

    Co-publisher of the journal “ARCH+”. Has dealt since the 1970s with the utopian surplus of modernism and has not least cultivated an intensive, long-standing collaboration with theco-founder of HfG Ulm, Otl Aicher.

    Martin, Reinhold

    New York

    Architectural Theorist

    Co-publisher of the interdisciplinary journal “Grey Room” and Professor of Architecture at Columbia University. There, he is head of both the PhD programme in architectural history and theory and the Buell Centre. In “Utopia’s Ghost”, he dealt with the repercussions of the utopian in architecture.

    Meer, Julia

    Berlin

    Design Historian

    1982

    Her current research focuses on the origins and reception of the Bauhaus logo.

    Meiré, Mike

    Cologne

    Designer and Artist

    1964

    Founder of the agency Meiré und Meiré and art director of several journals, including “ARCH+”, “brand eins”, “GARAGE Magazine” and “032c”. His explorations of the Bauhaus focus on its instinctive side.

    Moore, Jacob R.

    New York

    Architectural Critic and Curator

    Programme coordinator of the Buell Center at Columbia University. His work focuses on the processes of globalisation in architecture.

    Ngo, Anh-Linh

    Berlin

    Publicist and Curator

    1974

    Editor of the journal “ARCH+”. His work focuses on generating a critical awareness of the history of ideas of the discipline, a new understanding for the socio-political meaning of architecture and the city and a broader concept of planning.

    Oswalt, Philipp

    Kassel / Berlin

    Architect and Author

    1964

    Professor of the theory of architecture at the University of Kassel, associated investigator at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, director of the Bauhaus Dessau foundation 2009–2014. Research and experimentation in diverse constellations, with a focus on questions pertaining to architecture and society.

    Petruschat, Jörg

    Berlin

    Design Theorist and Historian

    1958

    Professor at the Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin. Researches design, the professionalism of design and the decoupling of design and growth.

    Rumpfhuber, Andreas

    Vienna

    Architect and architectural Theorist

    1972

    Project leader of the Austrian Science Fund project about the invention of the Bürolandschaft (office landscape), co-initiator and principal investigator of the European research project “SCIBE” for scarcity and urban development, with a focus on public housing.

    Saraceno, Tomás

    Berlin

    Artist

    1973

    creates alternative human habitats in his Cloud Cities concepts.

    Scheiffele, Walter

    Berlin

    Design Historian and Graphic Designer

    1946

    has taught design theory at the Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin and frequently addressed the Bauhaus over the course of his extensive research.

    Schindler, Susanne

    Princeton

    Architect and Author

    1970

    Her work centres on the interface between housing policy and design. She is co-publisher of the journal “Candide” and research associate at the Buell Center, Columbia University.

    Smirnova, Anastassia

    Moscow / Rotterdam

    Author and Interdisciplinary Architecture Researcher

    1971

    Head of the postgraduate research programme of the Strelka Institute in Moscow and co-founder of the architecture office SVESMI office for architecture and urbanism.

    Waldheim, Charles

    Cambridge / Massachusetts

    Architect and Urban Theorist

    Professor of Landscape Architecture and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at GSD / Harvard University. Waldheim’s research examines the relations between landscape, ecology, and contemporary urbanism.

    Wenzel, Jan

    Leipzig

    Artist, Publicist and Publisher

    1972

    Supervised editorially among other things the first German publication of Moholy-Nagy’s last work, “vision in motion”. In his role as a publisher in the literary medium he adopts Moholy’s view that design is not a profession, but an approach.

    Wilhelm, Karin

    Berlin

    Art Historian

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    Professor emeritus for the history and theory of architecture and the city at the Technische Universität Braunschweig. Her work has also addressed the Bauhaus and utopian thought in modern architecture.

  • Fezer, Jesko

    Hamburg / Berlin

    Designer and Author

    1970

    Professor of experimental design at the University of Fine Arts (HFBK) Hamburg and co-founder of the specialised bookstore “Pro qm”. Researches and works in diverse cooperation projects with a focus on the political and social dimensions of design.

    Kuhnert, Nikolaus

    Berlin

    Architect and Publicist

    1939

    Co-publisher of the journal “ARCH+”. Has dealt since the 1970s with the utopian surplus of modernism and has not least cultivated an intensive, long-standing collaboration with theco-founder of HfG Ulm, Otl Aicher.

    Ngo, Anh-Linh

    Berlin

    Publicist and Curator

    1974

    Editor of the journal “ARCH+”. His work focuses on generating a critical awareness of the history of ideas of the discipline, a new understanding for the socio-political meaning of architecture and the city and a broader concept of planning.

    Oswalt, Philipp

    Kassel / Berlin

    Architect and Author

    1964

    Professor of the theory of architecture at the University of Kassel, associated investigator at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, director of the Bauhaus Dessau foundation 2009–2014. Research and experimentation in diverse constellations, with a focus on questions pertaining to architecture and society.

    Wenzel, Jan

    Leipzig

    Artist, Publicist and Publisher

    1972

    Supervised editorially among other things the first German publication of Moholy-Nagy’s last work, “vision in motion”. In his role as a publisher in the literary medium he adopts Moholy’s view that design is not a profession, but an approach.

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    Digital Bauhaus Summit

    Weimar

    www.digitalbauhaussummit.de

    Ethel Baraona Pohl

    (born 1970) is a critic, writer, and curator. She is co-founder, with César Reyes Nájera, of dpr-barcelona, an architectural research practice and independent publishing house. Their research and theoretical work has ties with leading publications in architectural discourse, including their work on the editorial team of Quaderns d’arquitectura i urbanisme, and as Archis advisors for Volume magazine, among others. She was associate curator for the exhibition Adhocracy, in 2012, co-curator of the third Think Space program with the theme “Money,” and recently curated the exhibition Adhocracy ATHENS at the Onassis Cultural Center in 2015.

    Fachgebiet Architekturtheorie und Entwerfen der Universität Kassel

    www.uni-kassel.de

    Fachgebiet Theorie und Geschichte der Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee

    www.kh-berlin.de

    Goethe-Institut China

    www.goethe.de

    Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen

    Stuttgart

    www.ifa.de

    KW Institute for Contemporary Art

    Berlin

    www.kw-berlin.de

    Lehrstuhl für Gebäudelehre und Grundlagen des Entwerfens der RWTH Aachen

    www.gbl.arch.rwth-aachen.de

    Lehrstuhl für Produktdesign der Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe

    www.hfg-karlsruhe.de

    Marion von Osten

    (born in 1963) focuses on cultural production in postcolonial societies, technologies of the self, and the governance of mobility through her activities as a curator, researcher, and publisher of books and catalogues. She is currently curating the exhibition Migrant Bauhaus, which will be on world tour from 2017 to 2019. Between 2006 and 2012, she held a professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and was Professor for Artistic Practice at HGK Zurich from 1999 to 2006. She is a founding member of the Center for Post-Colonial Knowledge and Culture, Berlin, and Labor k3000 Zurich.

    Matteo Pasquinelli

    (born 1974) is a philosopher whose work occupies the intersection of political philosophy, media theory, and cognitive sciences. He teaches as visiting professor in media theory at the University of Arts and Design, Karlsruhe. He has previously taught at the Pratt Institute in New York. The works he has edited include the anthologies Alleys of Your Mind: Augmented Intelligence and its Traumas (2015) and Algorithms of Capital (2014).

    Ruben Pater

    creates visual narratives about geopolitical issues under the name Untold Stories. He initiates projects that involve investigative research, followed by visual storytelling techniques aimed at a wide audience, creating new relations between journalism and design. His work Drone Survival Guide (2013) received worldwide attention as an educational and activist tool against military drones. Research into disaster communication in times of climate change resulted in the First Dutch Flood Manual (2011). Double Standards (2012) was an installation and publication about the role of global maritime trade in Somali piracy. His first book, The Politics of Design (2016), is global guide for designers toward more responsible visual communication. He received an MA in design from the Sandberg Institute and currently teaches at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.

    Stephan Trüby

    (born 1970) is a professor of architecture and cultural theory at the Technical University of Munich. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association in  London. His most significant academic posts include: visiting professorship in Architecture at the Karlsruhe College of Arts and Design (2007–2009), director of the post-graduate program “Spatial Design” at the Zurich University of Arts (2009–2014), and lecturer at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University (2012–2014). He was a co-curator of the 2014 Biennale of Architecture in Venice and is a regular contributor to ARCH+ and Archithese.

    The Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Columbia University

    New York

    www.buellcenter.org

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