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Erich Hörl is Full Professor of Media Culture at the Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media (ICAM), Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. He is also a member of Leuphana’s Digital Culture Research Lab (DCRL) and of the Research Group “Media Participation. Between Demand and Entitlement” (University of Konstanz). Between 2007 and 2014 he was head of the Bochum Colloquium Mediastudies (bkm). His current research interests concern the development of a general ecology of media and technologies as well as a critique of the process of cyberneticization of all life forms and modes of existence since around 1950. He writes widely on the theoretical challenges and the historical becoming of todays technological condition and has a special expertise in Simondon Studies, Heidegger Studies as well as Guattari Studies. Among others he wrote “Variations on Klee’s Cosmographic Method,” in Grain, Vapor, Ray. Textures of the Anthropocene, Vol. III: Ray, ed. by Katrin Klingan, Ashkan Sepahvand, Christoph Rosol, Bernd M. Scherer, Cambridge/MA and London: The MIT Press, pp. 180-192; “A Thousand Ecologies: The Process of Cyberneticization and General Ecology,” in The Whole Earth. California and the Disappearance of the Outside, ed. by Diedrich Diederichsen and Anselm Franke, Berlin 2013: Sternberg Press, pp. 121-130; “The Technological Condition,” in Parrhesia: Journal of Critical Philosophy (Issue 22, 2015, forthcoming). He is also the contributing editor of Die technologische Bedingung, Berlin 2011: Suhrkamp.