Felix Stalder (1968) is dividing his time between working as a professor of digital culture and network theories at the Zurich University of the Arts (Media Arts Program which he co-directs) and as an independent researcher/organizer with groups such as the Institute for New Cultural Technologies (t0) in Vienna.
He has been working in this area since the mid-1990s. At the end of the 1990s, he was pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Toronto (completed in 2001), then as a post-doc with the Surveillance Project, a transdisciplinary research initiative based in the Department of Sociology, Queen's University in Kingston, ON, Canada (completed in 2002). Since 2003, he has been a part-time faculty member in Zurich.
Since 1998, he has been moderating the Nettime mailing list together with Ted Byfield. In 2000 he co-founded an open source R&D firm headquartered in Toronto, Openflows.org, with Jesse Hirsh. Edited newspapers with Public Netbase/t0. Co-organized Open Cultures (2003), Free Bitflows (2004), Wizards of OS (2004, 2006) and World-Information City (2005) conferences. Lives in Vienna and Zürich.
- Open Cultures and the Nature of Networks, Novi Sad: New Media Center_kuda.org, Sarajevo: Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art, and Frankfurt: Revolver - Archiv für aktuelle Kunst, 2005, 190 pp. (English)
- Otvorena kultura i priroda mreža, Novi Sad: New Media Center_kuda.org, 2005. (Serbian)
- Manuel Castells and the Theory of the Network Society, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2006. (English)
- Manuel Castells: teoria społeczeństwa sieci, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2012. (Polish)
- Digital Solidarity, London: Mute, and Lüneburg: Post Media Lab, 2013. (English)
- Digitale Solidarität, Berlin: Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, 2014. (German)
- Der Autor am Ende der Gutenberg Galaxis, Zürich: Buch & Netz, 2014. (German)
- Kultur der Digitalität, Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2016. Reviews. (German)
- The Digital Condition, trans. Valentine Pakis, Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2018, xi+204 pp. (English)
- with Josephine Bosma et al., ReadMe! ASCII Culture & The Revenge of Knowledge. Filtered by Nettime, New York: Autonomedia, 1999, 556 pp.
- Media Arts Zurich. 13 Positions / Mediale Kunst Zürich. 13 Positionen, Zürich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 2008, 204 pp. (English)/(German)
- with Konrad Becker, Deep Search: Politics of Search Beyond Google, New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 2009. 
- Deep Search. Politik des Suchens jenseits von Google, Innsbruck: Studienverlag, 2009, 220 pp. (German)
- with Clemens Apprich, Vergessene Zukunft. Radikale Netzkulturen in Europa, Bielefeld: Transcript, 2012.
- with Wolfgang Sützl, Ronald Maier, Theo Hug, Media, Knowledge and Education: Cultures and Ethics of Sharing / Kulturen und Ethiken des Teilens, Innsbruck University Press, 2012, 272 pp. (English),(German)