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Florian Cramer
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Florian Cramer

Florian Cramer (born 1969 in Berlin, Germany), is a reader for new media for Willem de Kooning Academy and Research Professor for New Media, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam; director of the Creating 010 research center, Hogeschool Rotterdam, and dean of the Parallel University of WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He studied Comparative Literature and Art History in Berlin, Konstanz and Amherst, Massachusetts, was a lecturer in Comparative Literature at Peter Szondi Institut, Freie Universität Berlin from 1999 to 2004, and lives and works in Rotterdam since 2006. He is a critical writer on arts, aesthetics, popular culture and information technology. Most recent publications include the essay collection Anti-Media (NAi010 Publishers & Institute of Network Cultures, 2013) and the paper What is Post-Digital? (A Peer-Review Journal About, volume 3, issue 1, 2014, http://www.aprja.net/?p=1318). He has contributed to, among others, the subcultural network of Neoism, the Nettime mailing list, the Wizards of OS conference series on arts and Open Source (Berlin 1999-2006), Rafael Horzon’s Wissenschaftsakademie Berlin, the e-poetry network and local artist-run spaces including WORM, De Player, Podium OCW and Suburban Video Lounge.