Timothy Druckrey

Timothy Druckrey (US) is an independent curator, critic and writer.

Timothy Druckrey

Timothy Druckrey [foto © Jan Sprij]

Timothy Druckrey is concerned with issues of media history, representation, and technology. He has taught graduate programs at the International Center of Photography, the School of Visual Arts, and the Center of Creative Imaging. He lectures internationally about the cultural impact of digital media, the transformation of representation, and communication in interactive and networked environments.

His most important books might be Culture on the Brink: Ideologies of Technology (with Gretchen Bender, 1994). He is Series Editor for Electronic Culture: History, Theory, Practice published by MIT Press. With V2_, he participated with the essay (Ad)venture Aesthetics? in the publications aRt&D (2005) and with Why 2K or in The Art of the Accident (1998).

As a theorist of contemporary media, he has curated exhibitions and has contributed extensively to numerous publications, including San Francisco Camerawork, Afterimage and Views. He is American Editor of Ten.8 and Perspektief, a founding member of MergedMedia (a collective for new media), and co-founder of Critical Press, publishing monographs on issues technology and identity in postmodern culture. He works in curatorial "collaboratives" for exhibitions in Austria (Technical Visions), Germany (Photography After Photography), Great Britain (Digital Diaspora), Luxembourg (Telepolis), and the US (The Interactive Media Festival).


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