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The Goethe Institute’s Kultursymposium Weimar will be a major event of which I expect a shift in our research about sharing. Thanks to Andreas Ströhl and his fellow workers for preparing this exciting event, and for inviting me to speak. Sharing and exchange are basic human cultural practices. They play as big a role in […]


The research/Ph.D. workshop EXCESSIVE RESEARCH relates to the announcement of transmediale 2016 “Conversation Piece” which examines some of the compulsive activities of contemporary digital culture in which we are encouraged to stay active, to make, to share and to secure. A culture of sharing, for instance, is evidently one of the most noticeable compulsory effects […]


WOUB Interview

26Dec14

  Follow this link to a conversation with Dawn Jewell, on media, activism, and protest movements. Broadcast on WOUB on 20 December 2014.  


Untranslating Peace was a seminar I held at the MA Program in Peace Studies at the University of Innsbruck, August 1-12, 2011. This seminar aims to contribute towards a better understanding of the interculturality of peace by drawing on theories of translation and cultural translation. Coming out of postcolonial and queer theory, as well as […]


Art and Culture in the Age of Security. Data Browser 04. Edited with Geoff Cox. ‘Today we are facing extreme and most dangerous developments in the thought of security. In the course of a gradual neutralisation of politics and the progressive surrender of traditional tasks of the state, security imposes itself as the basic principle […]


Welcome

19Aug11

You have reached the website of Wolfgang Sützl, aka Wolfgang Suetzl, hi.  


As Giorgio Agamben wrote in 2001, security has been the Leitbegriff, guiding concept, of state politics since the birth of the modern state.1 Today, though, we are facing ‘extreme and most dangerous developments in the thought of security’. Referring to Foucault, Agamben argues that unlike disciplinary power, security creates open spaces and is therefore related […]