(*1964) who currently lives in Belin and Rotterdam, studied art history, sociology and media studies in Bochum/D, Berlin/D, and Norwich/UK. He received a PhD from the University of East Anglia, Norwich/UK, writing an extensive study about the use of portrait photography in the 19th-century human sciences ("A Visual Economy of Individuals," 1995, unpublished). Since 1995 he has been working as a project manager at V2_Organisation, a Rotterdam-based centre for art and media technology, where he has co-curated programmes for the Dutch Electronic Art Festival and the Next 5 Minutes: Tactical Media conference. He is maintaining the V2_East/Syndicate mailing list on the internet which distributes information about electronic arts events among more than seventy artists, curators and institutions in most European countries, incl. many in Central and Eastern Europe. In his recent work he is developing ideas for a 'machinic' aesthetics of media art.

Recent publications include:
'Tactical Media/New Media Ecology' (1995). 'A Translogical Meshwork of Thoughts.' Exh. cat. 'Geben und Nehmen', Plueschow, 1996.
'Techno-Parasites: Bringing the Machinic Unconscious to Life' (1996, with Erik Hobijn), .
'Composite Subjects.' Exh. cat. 'Radikale Bilder', Fototriennale Graz, 1996.
', Machines and Parasites.' Cat. WRO 97, Wroclaw 1997.
'Medienoekologie und Aesthetik der Heterogenese.' In: nettime (ed): Netzkritik. Berlin: ID ARchiv,1997 'Aesthetics of Heterogenesis.' In: Convergence, Summer 1997 (forthcoming). 'Small Eastern Media Normality.' In: Syndicate Reader, Ostranenie 1997.