studied philosophy and literary studies in Hamburg and Berlin. He works as a curator and author in the field of fine art and is currently writing his doctoral dissertation on the epistemology and aesthetic of the image from the viewpoints of Kant and Hegel.
studied philosophy and history in Berlin and Paris before he went to do his PhD at the Comparative Literature Department of Stanford University (CA) entitled »Kalendergeschichte and fait divers. The poetics of circumscribed space«. Since 2011 he has held a postdoc position at the DFG research training group »Visibility and Visualisation. Hybrid Forms of Pictorial Knowledge« at Potsdam.