Benjamin BrattonUSUniversity of California San Diego
Benjamin Bratton's (he/him) work spans philosophy, art, design, and computer science. He is Professor of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego. He is Program Director of The Terraforming programme at Strelka Institute of Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow. He is also a Professor of Digital Design at The European Graduate School and Visiting Faculty at SCI_Arc (The Southern California Institute of Architecture) and NYU Shanghai. He is the author of several books, including The Revenge of The Real: Politics for a Post-Pandemic World (Verso Press), which sees the pandemic as a crisis of governance and argues for a positive biopolitics, as well as The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty (MIT Press); Dispute Plan to Prevent Future Luxury Constitution (e-flux/Sternberg); and The Terraforming (Strelka Press). His current book project explores the concept of the artificial and the synthetic in AI, Earth sciences, linguistics, perception, cities, and ecosystems.