Tilman Baumgärtel

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Hochschule Mainz: University of Applied Sciences

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

  • ISEA2023

    Tilman Baumgärtel is a writer from Germany. He has published books on Internet art, computer games, media culture and Independent cinema in Southeast Asia. From 2005 to 2009 he taught at the University of the Philippines in Manila and from 2009 to 2012 at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Currently he is professor for media theory at Hochschule Mainz. From 2018 to 2021 he led a research project on the art group Van Gogh TV and their documenta project Piazza Virtuale that was sponsored by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). He is currently doing research on the American artist Douglas Davis. Works (selection): net.art, Nueremberg 1999; net.art 2.0, Nuermberg 2001; games. Computer games by artists, Frankfurt / Main, 2004; Van Gogh TV´s “Piazza virtuale”. The Invention of Social Media at documenta IX in 1992, Bielefeld 2021; Now and Forever: Towards a Theory and History of the Loop, London 2023.

Last Known Location:

  • Mainz, Germany

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