Armin Medosch is a curator, writer and artist working on topics such as media art, political avant-gardes, network culture and interdisciplinary social and political theory. He has been founding editor of the award winning international online magazine Telepolis (1996-2002) and has a proven track record as cultural producer, ranging from large exhibitions such as Waves, held in Riga (2006) and Dortmund (2008); to collaborative curatorial projects such as Kingdom-of-Piracy (2001-06), together with Shu Lea Cheang and Yukiko Shikata; and convenor of conferences such as Good Bye Privacy!, Ars Electronica's theme conference in 2007; and Networks and Sustainability, Riga 2010. He earned a Ph.D. in Arts and Computational Technology (ACT) at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2012 for his work on the international art movement New Tendencies. Current work includes the exhibition Fields as part of Riga Culture Capital 2014 and research on a new book on political art in the digital field.

 

Armin Medosch