Andreas Sudmann

After having worked in Göttingen, Regensburg, Vienna, and Berlin, Andreas Sudmann currently teaches and researches as an adjunct professor (Privatdozent) of media studies at the Ruhr University Bochum, where he also completed his habilitation in 2016. Most recently, he held a guest professorship in media studies at the Philipps University in Marburg followed by a research fellowship at the IFK in Vienna. Current research foci include media-theoretical and historical problems of artificial intelligence (AI), specifically machine-learning methods, aesthetics and politics of media, forms and processes of seriality and documentary, media theory, and media critique. Sudmann is the author of several books and edited collections in the field of AI, media studies, and digital culture studies, among them: The Democratization of Artificial Intelligences. Net Politics in the Era of Learning Algorithms (transcript, 2019), Machine Learning. Medien, Infrastrukturen und Technologien der Künstlichen Intelligenz (Transcript, 2018, edited together with Christoph Engemann) and Serielle Überbietung. Zur televisuellen Ästhetik und Philosophie exponierter Steigerungen (Metzler 2017).

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