Florian Rötzer is an author who writes for several magazines and curator of exhibitions on the field of art and technology. Rötzer
studied philosophy, psychology and pedagogy. He works as
a freelance author and journalist with an emphasis on philosophy
and media theory. Together with the sociologist Dietmar Kamper,
Florian Rötzer belongs to a group of German intellectuals
who introduced and spread the works of the French media
philosophers Baudrillard and Virilio in Germany.
Rötzer is editor
of the German art-magazine Kunstforum and the online Telepolis (which he co-founded) and wrote, among others, Französische Philosophen im Gespräch (About French Philosophers, 1986), Die Telepolis. Urbanität im digitalen Zeitalter
(Telepolis. Urbanism in the Digital Age, 1997), Megamaschine Wissen (Mega-machine Knowledge, 1999), Vom Wildwerden der Städte (Cities turning Feral, 2006). With V2_, Rötzer published Fascinations, Reactions, Virtual Worlds and other Matter in Book for the Unstable Media (1992).
Rötzer is specially interested in subjects dealing with war, military, or (anti-)terrorism.