Gerald Raunig is philosopher, works at the Zurich Art University and at the eipcp (European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies). He is co- editor of the multilingual webjournal transversal
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(http://transversal.eipcp.net/) and the Austrian journal for radical demo- cratic cultural politics, Kulturrisse (http://www.igkultur.at/kulturrisse), as well as member of the editorial boards of the edu-factory journal and the Dutch art magazine Open. His books have been published in German, English, Serbian, Spanish, Slovenian and Russian. Recent books in English: Art and Revolution. Transversal Activism in the Long Twentieth Cen- tury, translated by Aileen Derieg, New York/Los Angeles: Semio- text(e)/MIT Press 2007; Art and Contemporary Critical Practice. Reinvent- ing Institutional Critique, London: Mayflybooks 2009 (Ed., with Gene Ray); A Thousand Machines, translated by Aileen Derieg, New York/Los Angeles: Semiotext(e)/MIT Press 2010; Critique of Creativity, London: Mayflybooks 2011 (Ed., with Gene Ray and Ulf Wuggenig).