Ulrik Ekman

Ulrik Ekman is Associate Professor at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen and Head of Studies for the section of Art History and Visual Culture. Ekman’s main research interests are in the fields of cybernetics and ICT, the network society, new media art, critical design and aesthetics, as well as recent cultural theory. He is currently the head of the Nordic research network “The Culture of Ubiquitous Information” with more than 150 participating researchers.

Ekman’s publications include the editing of Throughout: Art and Culture Emerging with Ubiquitous Computing (MIT Press, 2013), the editing of the special issue “Interaction Designs for Ubicomp Cultures” of the Fibreculture journal (2011), the co-editing with Lily Diaz of the special issue of Digital Creativity entitled “Mobile Ubiquity in Public and Private Spaces” (2011), the editing of the special issue “The Body: Beyond Posthumanity” of the Turbulens journal (2008), the co-editing with Frederik Tygstrup of Witness: Memory, Representation, and the Media in Question (Museum Tusculanum Press, 2008), and individual research articles and chapters such as “Of the Untouchability of Embodiment I: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Relational Architectures.” C-Theory (2012), “Irreducible Vagueness: Augmented Worldmaking in Diller & Scofidio’s Blur Building.” Postmodern Culture 19.2, and “Of Transductive Speed – Stiegler.” Parallax 13.4.