Stefan Lutschinger is a philosopher, curator, lecturer and novel character in Luc Just Gross’ Glatteis - Neue Meister. He teaches Media and Cultural Studies at Middlesex University in London and Culturology and German Studies at the State University in Saint-Petersburg. His principal interests lie in artistic research and epistemologies of the irrational. Stefan has set up numerous international art events and conferences, managing cultural institutions and moderated the implementation of NetzNetz Digital Arts & Culture Fund City of Vienna Cultural Department, a community-based distribution of municipal funding based on democratically agreed-upon rules. He has a particular interest in analytical philosophy, the Vienna Circle and Wittgenstein’s concept of 'language-games' because of the contention that our whole use of language is similar to game playing. As a member of the Class Wargames collective, Stefan’s currently co-developing ‘Uprising!’, an electronic board game based on the political events of February 1934 in Vienna.