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Alexander Schindler

Alexander Schindler is a student assistant of the Vilém Flusser Archive at the Berlin University of the Arts—UdK, since October 2016. He is a master student of the study program “Communication in Social and Economic Contexts” at the UdK, where he focuses on media studies, philosophy and lens-based media technologies. He also holds a bachelor degree in communication and economics. Earlier he gained qualification in media design and technique with a main focus on print design and various forms of imaging and image capturing. As a graphic designer he gained work experience at different institutions in the creative industries. He is currently interested in (post-)photography theory, especially the “Spatial Image“ as a result of the fusion of lens-based technologies and computer generated imaging. These theoretical reflections are also the basis for his interventionist artistic project “In-Camera Proceedings.”

Articles of Alexander Schindler

(Re-)Archiving Flusser

The Vilém Flusser Archive at the Berlin University of the Arts (http://www.flusser-archive.org/) holds and looks after the literary remains of the cultural theorist and philosopher Vilém Flusser. The archive identifies itself as an intersection in international research on Vilém Flusser, and endeavors to enhance accessibility to the work of this influential thinker. The aim of this article is to give a general overview on the individual collection of the archive and to describe its connections to the “mirror” archive in São Paulo and the Historical Archive of the City of Cologne. Among other topics, the authors of this paper report on the current situation of the digitization process of the Vilém Flusser Collection at the Cologne archive, while reflecting on future questions.

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