Benjamin H. Bratton

Photography by Carla Azar

Benjamin H. Bratton is a theorist whose work spans Philosophy, Art and Design. He is the Associate Professor of Visual Arts and Director of D:GP, The Center for Design and Geopolitics at the University of California, San Diego. Beginning in Summer 2014, he will also on the faculty of the European Graduate School. His research is situated at the intersections of contemporary social and political theory, computational media & infrastructure, and architectural & urban design. Current work focuses on the political geography of cloud computing, massively-granular universal addressing systems, and alternate models of ecological governance. His next book, The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty, is forthcoming. He is beginning a book project on robotics.

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