Gerald Raunig is a philosopher and theoretician on art theory, political aesthetics, cultural politics, and politics of difference. He works at the University of the Arts, Zurich and the European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies (eipcp), and holds the titles of habilitation and venia docendi at the Institute for Philosophy, University of Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt. He is a member of the editorial boards of the multilingual web journal transversal and the journal Kamion. Publications include: DIVIDUUM. Machinic Capitalism and Molecular Revolution (2016); Factories of Knowledge, Industries of Creativity(2013); Critique of Creativity (2011); A Thousand Machines: A Concise Philosophy of the Machine as Social Movement (2010); Art and Contemporary Critical Practice. Reinventing Institutional Critique (2009); and Art and Revolution. Transversal Activism in the Long Twentieth Century (2007). Raunig lives and works in Zurich, Málaga, and Vienna.