Media scholar, Berlin / Wien
Guest since 2015
Theory seminar, master symposium
Paul Feigelfeld is currently the data & research architect of TBA21-Academy. From 2013 to 2016, Paul Feigelfeld (1979) was the academic coordinator of the Digital Cultures Research Lab at the Centre for Digital Cultures at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg. He studied cultural studies and computer science at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Between 2004 and 2011 he worked for the German media theorist Friedrich Kittler and is currently part of the team of editors of his complete works as well as head of a think tank which aims to create a hybrid edition of Kittler’s texts and program source code. From 2010 to 2013 he was a teacher and researcher at Humboldt’s Institute for Media Theories with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst. He is working on a dissertation entitled The Great Loop Forward. Incompleteness and Media between China and the West, and was a visiting fellow at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute for the History of Natural Science in Beijing in early 2013. Alongside his academic work, he works as a writer, translator, editor and curator. He will curate the 2019 Vienna Biennial.