Alexander R. Galloway

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Born 1974. Author and associate professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. He has a Bachelors Degree in Modern Culture and Media from Brown University (1996), and a Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University in 2001. Galloway's research interests include media theory and contemporary philosophy. Galloway is also a programmer and artist. He is a founding member of the Radical Software Group (RSG), and his art projects include Carnivore, a networked surveillance tool based on the FBI software of the same name (won a Golden Nica at Ars Electronica 2002), and Kriegspiel, based on a war game designed by Guy Debord. He worked at from 1996 to 2002. Besides writing several books, he co-translated Tiqqun: Introduction to Civil War to English. Lives in New York City.

Interviews and talks (selection)
  • Stefan Hechenberger, "Interview with Alex Galloway", Switch 19:1, Summer 2004. CADRE Laboratory, San José State University. (archived)
  • Leper Creativity, panel discussion with Nicola Masciandaro and Eugene Thacker, The New School, Mar 2011.