Erich Hörl


Erich Hörl

Erich Hörl is full professor of Media Culture at the Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media (ICAM) at Leuphana University of Lüneburg. He is also senior researcher at Leuphana’s Digital Culture Research Lab (DRCL), principal investigator of subproject 1 “Technoecologies of Participation:New Perspectives from Media Philosophy and Anthropology” as well as principal investigator in the VW-Project “Complexity or Control? Paradigms for sustainable development”. His research interests include the elaboration of a general ecology of media and technology as well as the description as well as the critique of the process of cyberneticization. He is the editor of On General Ecology: The New Ecological Paradigm in the Neocybernetic Age (with James Burton) London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming 2016). Among his articles is „Other Beginnings of Participative Sense Culture. Wild Media, Speculative Ecologies, Transgressions of the Cybernetic Hypothesis, in: Mathias Denecke/Anne Ganzert/Isabell Otto/Robert Stock (eds.), Reclaiming Participation. Technology – Mediation – Collectivity, Bielefeld: transcript 2016.

SP 1: Elements of a Critical Theory of Media and Participation

Professor for Media Culture
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
Institut für Kultur und Ästhetik Digitaler Medien
Universitätsallee 1, C5.302, D – 21335 Lüneburg
Tel: +49 (0) 151 52808843
E-Mail: hoerl[at]

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