Archive for the ‘Article’ Category

Aarhus University’s Digital Aesthetics Research Center has published the latest issue of APRJA, which contains my article “Being with one another: towards a media phenomenology of sharing.” In the article, I examine sharing as a everyday and mediated phenomenon and ask what kind of understanding underlies sharing as practiced on social media. APRJA issue 5.1 […]


A talk at the Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark, on 5 March 2015. Co-organized with the Aesthetic Seminar at the Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University. An essay on sharing is contained in the exhibition catalog accompanying Kunsthal’s exhibition Extreme Sharing, by the Danish collective N55. You can watch a documentation of the talk on vimeo. […]


Transart has published a great first issue of ELSE, Journal International Art, Literature, Theory and Creative Media. You can access the journal by clicking on the image.  An article of mine on the Anti-Economy of Sharing is on pp. 120-140, paired with photographs by Julia Forrest. Cover photograph by Christopher Danowski and Laura González.


We take part in an urban street protest, and we experience the activity of protesting as a peculiar transformation of the ground underneath our feet. While protesters occupy the street space, the other road users, such as shoppers, tourists and business people, are engulfed by the protesting crowd and seem strangely out of place in […]


The MIT 8 conference at Cambridge, MA, saw two panels on ‘sharing’ organized by Innsbruck Media Studies, both under the heading Deconstructing the Public/Private Distinction: On Concepts and Practices of Sharing. Please access my paper on “Subjectivities of Sharing” here.


Wovon sprechen wir eigentlich, wenn wir von digitalem Protest sprechen? Kann es so etwas wie digitalen Protest geben, und wenn ja, wodurch zeichnet er sich aus? Auf den ersten Blick mögen diese Fragen entbehrlich erscheinen, denn weshalb sollten wir nach der Möglichkeit und den Eigenschaften von etwas fragen, dessen Erfolg offen zutage liegt … Buchbeitrag […]


Medienaktivismus jenseits von Ein- und Ausschluss Der Beitrag stellt die Frage, inwieweit es gerechtfertigt ist, Medienaktivismus das Attribut der “Offenheit” zuzuschreiben. Ausgehend von Foucaults Theorie des Zusammenhangs von Wissen und Mcht erkundet er diese Frage anhand dreier Strukturen von Ein- bzw. Ausschluss: Bibliotheken und frühe Buchkultur, Walter Benjamins Unterscheidung zwischen dem Kult- und Ausstellungswert des […]