born in 1958 in Linz, Austria. Editor in Chief of the art magazine „Springerin“, Wien. Studied architecture, art history and philosophy. 1988-94 editor for fine arts for the newspaper “Der Standart”. From 1992 on visiting professor for Theory of Contemporary Art at the Hochschule für künstlerische und industrielle Gestaltung, Linz. Numerous publications on fine arts, architecure and art theory. He gave lectures and held seminars at various universities and colleges and was curator for the international cooperative project “translocatione new media_art”; he also co-curated the festival “du bist die welt” of the annual Vienna Festival in 2001, as well as exhibitons in Yerewan and Sofia.