Kristoffer Gansing

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Kristoffer Gansing is the artistic director of transmediale, festival for art and digital culture, Berlin. For the past 15 years he’s been working as a cultural producer, artist and media researcher at the intersection of film, net culture and urbanism. He is co-founder of The Art of the Overhead (2005, with Linda Hilfling) and 2007-2010 was an editorial board member of artist-run channel tv-tv in Copenhagen. Between 2001-11, he taught the theory and practice of new media at the K3, School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University, Malmö. His PhD research there, is a dissertation project on Transversal Media Practices dealing with the articulation of the old and the new across the shifting boundaries of art, activism and everyday life in network culture. He participated in the second Variantology workshop in Cologne, and is also vice chairman of EAT Sweden, a small group of artists and engineers who pay tribute to the historical E.A.T.