Assistant Professor at the University of the Philippines, in Diliman, Manila, at the College of Mass Communication, where he teach film and media studies. Free-lance writer in Berlin since 1995, editor at the daily Berliner Zeitung since 1999. Member of Mikro collective.
Studied German Literature, Media and History at Heinrich-Heine-Universität in Düsseldorf and SUNY Buffalo (USA) (1987-91). 1993-95 was an editor at the publishing-house Verlag Rommerskirchen.
Contributes to Telepolis, Die Zeit, die tageszeitung, Spiegel-Online, and a number of other publications.
Visiting Professor at the University of Paderborn in the summer term 2000, teaching and research assigment at Universität Düsseldorf, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Mozarteum, Salzburg, und TU Berlin.
Lectures and presentations at Lumumba University, Moscow, Palais Tokyo in Paris, the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, the Shedhalle Zürich, Volksbühne Berlin, Filmmuseum München, Videofest Kassel, Transmediale Berlin, Goethe-Institut in Montevideo and in Barcelona, Guggenheim Museum, New York etc.
Published a dissertation about the film maker Harun Farocki and a number of other books on art and media.