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Eric Kluitenberg

Eric Kluitenberg (b.1 965) is an independent theorist, writer, and organiser focused on the intersection of culture, media and technology.  Kluitenberg (b. 1965) is currently the editor-in-chief of the Tactical Media Files, and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Network Cultures. He teaches media theory and history at the Art/Science Interfaculty in The Hague. He was head of the media program at De Balie – Centre for Culture and Politics in Amsterdam between 2009 – 2011, and has taught media theory at a variety of colleges. Kluitenberg lectures and publishes extensively on culture, new media, and cultural politics throughout Europe and beyond.

Previously he taught Culture and New Media at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Applied Sciences,  Media Theory for the post-graduate education programs in art & design and new media at Media-GN / Frank Mohr Institute and Academy Minerva in Groningen, the Royal Academy of Visual Arts in The Hague, and worked on the scientific staff of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

At Framer Framed, he organised and moderated the symposiums The Society of Post-Control and Vox Populi and The Syrian Archive, with David Garcia in 2017 to accompany the exhibition  As If: The Media Artist as Trickster.

His publications include The Book of Imaginary Media (2006), Delusive Spaces (2008), and the theme issues of Open, Journal for Art and the Public Domain, “Hybrid Space” (2006) and “(Im)Mobility” (2011), the Network Notebook Legacies of Tactical Media (2011), and Acoustic Space #11, Techno-Ecologies (2012).


Exhibition: As If - The Media Artist as Trickster

On politically inspired media art that uses deception in all its forms. Curated by Annet Dekker and David Garcia i.c.w. Ian Alan Paul


Symposium: 'The Society of Post-Control'
Extended conversation on the emergence, consequences, and activist responses to the Society of Post-Control.
Symposium: Vox Populi and The Syrian Archive
Public debate on the relationship between digital archiving practices and activism.
Symposium: Art and Political Conflict
On the relationship between art and political conflict and how it has been reshaped by digital media and the internet.