Curriculum Vitae

Armin Medosch PhD MA

Research Areas:

art, avant-gardes, post-media art, curating, interdisciplinary social and political theory, media studies, information society, transdisciplinary theories of technological and scientific systems, social activism

University Education

1982 - '85 University of music and dramatic arts, Graz;

1982 - '85 Philosophy, German Literature, Karl Franzens University, Graz;

2005 Master of Arts in Interactive Digital Media, Sussex University;

2006 - 2012 Ph.D. in Arts and Computational Technologies (ACT) with Prof. Janis Jefferies at Digital Studios, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Academic and Professional Profile

2015 – present (Guest) Professor in theory and history of art and media, Faculty of Media and Communications, Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia

2014 – 2015 Researcher, Confine project, WP5 dissemination; Verein Funkfeuer;

2010 Critical Studies, MFA Digital Studio Art Practice, Goldsmiths, University of London;

2005- 2007 Subject leader MA Network Media Environments, Ravensbourne College, London;

2003 - 2007 Associate Senior Lecturer in Interactive Digital Media, Ravensbourne College, London;

Research Administration / Fund Raising

Successfully conducted “Open Source College” at Ravensbourne, 2004

Experienced in cultural funding, also European projects; Fields exhibition EU co-financed

Researcher, participant as researcher in Work Package 5 of Confine project 2014-15

Book Chapters

2016 "Shockwaves in the New World Order of Information and Communication." In: Blackwell Companion to Digital Art. Christiane Paul, ed., Wiley-Blackwell: Hoboken, New Jersey. pp 355-383.

2015 "Art as Visual Research: The Tendency in New Tendencies", in: Journal for Research Cultures, Vol 1, Issue 1, Dec 2015.

2015 "The Technological Unconscious and early computer art," in: Histories of the Post-Digital, edited by Ekmel Ertan, Istanbul, Amberplatform, pp 62-97.

2014 'Fields – an Index of Possibilities.' In: Techno-ecologies 2. Acoustic Space #12, Medosch A., Šmite, R., & Šmits, R., eds.. RIXC and University of Liepaja. pp 7-14. 


Most important recent conferences (lectures)

2015. “Art and Technopolitics”. Keynote lecture, Renewable Futures conference, Riga, 08.10.2015

2015. “Cities of the Sun: Urban Revolutions and the Network Commons.” Keynote lecture at Hybrid Cities, University of Athens, 17.09.2015

2015. “The Technological Unconscious and early computer art”, at Histories of the post-digital, exhibition and conference, Akbank Sanat, 15.02.2015, Istanbul, Turkey

2014. “Non-aligned Modernism”, at Postwar Modernism between the Pacific and the Atlantic, Haus der Kunst, Munich, in cooperation with Tate Modern, 22nd of May 2014, Haus der Kunst, Munich

2014 The Broken Mirror, keynote lecture at opening of Fields exhibition, Riga Culture Capital 2014, Arsenals, Riga, May 16th 2014.