Member of the board and vice-president University of the Arts Zurich. Since it was founded in 2007, Prof. Dr. Schiesser has been head of Departement Art & Media (DKM) of Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK (Professor for the theories of cultures and of media). In addition, since 2009 he has held a visiting professorship for artistic and scientific Ph.D. at University of Arts and Design Linz, Austria. And since March 2013 he has been a member of the Executive Board of Society for Artistic Research, SAR. His work and his publications focus on: Epistemology, aesthetics, art research, Theories of cultures, media, Democracy, public spheres, and every day culture.
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