December, 2015

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Sascha Simons

Sascha Simons is a re­se­arch associate at Leu­pha­na Uni­ver­si­ty’s Di­gi­tal Cul­tu­res Re­se­arch Lab (DCRL) and a mem­ber of the edi­to­ri­al collec­tive of sphe­res. He cur­rent­ly wri­tes a doc­to­ral the­sis on the aes­t­he­tics of au­then­ti­ci­ty and the so­ci­al tes­ti­mo­ny of web vi­de­os. He is in­te­rested in the aes­t­he­tics, theo­ry and his­to­ry of so­ci­al me­dia and the in­ter­play of me­dia and so­ci­al mor­pho­lo­gy. He re­cent­ly pu­blis­hed “Das Or­na­ment der Mass Cust­o­miza­t­i­on” in Soziale Medien – Neue Massen edi­ted by Inge Bax­mann, Ti­mon Beyes and Claus Pias (Zürich 2014).