Selected Publications

I regularly publish in peer-reviewed academic journals, as well as academic books, blogs. In addition, I write poems and performative essays.

Books

2019: Agonistic Articulations in the ‘Creative’ City: On New Actors and Activism in Berlin’s Cultural Politics, Routledge (Series Political Sociology).

2021 (forthcoming): [Un]Grounding – Post-Foundational Geographies, under contract with transcript (Urban Studies Series). Co-editors: Lucas Pohl & Nikolai Roskamm.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

2021 (forthcoming): Ruined Museums: Exploring Post-Foundational Spatiality, In: ephemera – theory & politics in organisation, co-author Lucas Pohl.

2020 (forthcoming): Towards a Sensory Politics of the Anthropocene: Exploring Activist-Artistic Approaches to Politicizing Air Pollution, In: Environment and Planning C – Politics and Space, co-author Alexandra Toland.

2020: Agonistic failures: Following policy conflicts in Berlin’s urban cultural politics. In: Urban Studies. online first, pp. 1-18.

2019: Luft sehen, sprechen, schützen – Das Anthropozän der (post)politischen Stadt. In: sub/urban – Zeitschrift für kritische Stadtforschung, co-author Dr. Alexandra Toland.

2019: Exploring the Affective Politics of Political Beauty – An Antagonistic Approach. In: conjunctions – transdisciplinary journal for cultural participation.

2018: Assessing the local embeddedness dynamics of the Baumwollspinnerei cultural quarter in Leipzig: introducing the POSES Star Framework. In: European Planning Studies, co-author Dr. Alison Bain, pp. 1-24.

2018: [Un]Settling the City. In: engagée. Magazine for Political and Philosophical Interventions, co-author: Dr. Nikolai Roskamm, pp. 73-77.

2017: Artists, temporality, and the governance of collaborative place-making. In: Urban Affairs Review, co-author Dr. Alison Bain, pp. 1-23.

2017: Artist intermediaries in Berlin: cultural intermediation as an interscalar strategy of self-organizational survival. In: Urban Research and Practice, co-author Dr. Alison Bain, pp.1-17.

2016: Kunstorte im Kampf um die Zukunft: Konsequenzen für Berlins (kultur- und raum-)politische Agenda. In: Common – Journal für Kunst und Öffentlichkeit, co-author Dr. Henning Mohr, pp. 44-54.

2016: Articulations in Berlin’s Independent Art Scene on New Collective Actors in the Art Field. In: International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 36, Issue 9/10, pp. 596-612.

2015: Tagging the City. Berlin’s Independent Scene Rising for A City Tax for the Arts. In: EdgeCondition, Creative Placemaking Special Issue, Vol. 5, 2015, pp. 118-121.

Peer-Reviewed Articles (in Progress)

2020 (in review): (Dis)Assembling Borders – On the Affective Politics of Artistic Activism.

2020 (in review): Ghostly Murals – (Re)Paininting Vancouver’s Disappeared Black Neighborhood.

2020 (in review): Commissioning Conflict? Framing the Political Difference of Public Art in Vancouver’s Chinatown.

2020 (in progress): Evolving Times and Places – On the Governance of Public Art in Toronto and Vancouver.

Book Chapters

2020 (in print): Cultural Governance in Post-Industrial Cities. In:  Peake, Linda, Alison Bain: Urbanization in a Global Context, co-author Dr. Alison Bain, pp. N/A.

2020 (in print): Para-Infrastructures – Spatializing the Future of Museums. In: Baur, Joachim, schnittpunkt (ed.): The Museum of the Future pp. N/A.

2020 (in print): Konfliktraum Museum – Überlegungen für Museumstheorie und -praxis. In: Mohr, Henning, Diana Modarressi-Tehrani: Museen der Zukunft. pp. N/A.

2020 (in review): [Un]settling Urban Cultural Politics. Dislocating Culture via New York’s People’s Cultural Plan. In: Viderman, Tihomir, Knierbein, Sabine, Kränzle, Elina, Frank, Sybille, Wall, Ed, Roskamm, Nikolai (ed.): Unsettled – Urban routines, temporalities and contestations. pp. N/A.

2021 (forthcoming): [Un]Grounding Agonistic Public Space – Approaching Mouffe’s Spatial Theory via Radical Museums. In: Landau, Friederike, Pohl, Lucas, Roskamm, Nikolai (ed.): [Un]Grounding – Post-Foundational Geographies. pp. N/A.

2019: A(nta)gonistische Artikulation – Ein postfundamentalistischer Zugang zu sozialen Bewegungen. In: Hagemann, Ingmar, Vey, Judith, Leinius, Johanna (ed.): Poststrukturalistische Perspektiven auf soziale Bewegungen, Handbuch für Ansätze, Methoden und Forschungspraxis, pp. 213-230.

2019: (Gegen-)Entwurf als Gesellschaftsgestaltung – Über Artikulationen von Kreativität. In: Großmann, Andreas (ed.): Kreativität denken, pp. 221-236.

2019: Blüten steigen aus Smog empor – eine Erkundung künstlerischer Strategien der Wachstumskritik. In: Die Postwachstumsstadt – Konturen einer solidarischen Stadtpolitik, co-author Dr. Alexandra Toland, pp. 204-224.

2019: [Dé]stabiliser la ville – [un]settled comme état d’urbanité. In: engagée (ed.) : Villes Radicale. Du droit à la ville à la démocratie radicale, co-author Dr. Nikolai Roskamm, pp. 45-53.

2018: Mobilizing Alternative Modes of Cultural Governance in Berlin. In Fisker, J.K., Chiappini, L., Pugalis, L., Bruzzese, A. (ed.): Enabling Urban Alternatives, Crises, Contestation and Cooperation, co-author Dr. Janet Merkel, pp. 109-132.

2017: Interventionen als kreative Praxisform: Die Suche nach Neuheit als gesellschaftliches Phänomen. In: Reinermann, Julia-Lena, Friederike Behr (ed.): ExperimentalstadtKreativität und die kulturelle Dimension der Nachhaltigen Entwicklung, co-author Dr. Henning Mohr, pp. 59-79.

2016: Diversifying the Stage of Policymaking – A New Policy Network in Berlin’s Cultural Field. In: Luger, Jason and Julie Ren (ed.): Art and the City –  Worlding the discussion through a critical artscape, pp. 72-86.

2016: Unpacking Conflictual Consensus in Berlin’s Cultural Policy-making. In: Ada, Serhan (ed.): Cultural Policy and Management Yearbook, Istanbul Bilgi University Cultural Policy and Management Research Center, pp. 28-37.

2013: Artist Networks in Berlin. In: van den Berg, Karen, Ursula Pasero (ed.): Art Production Beyond the Art Market, co-author Hergen Wöbken, pp. 165-189

2013: Galerienstudie 2013. Eine Positionsbestimmung., IFSE Publishing, co-author Hergen Wöbken.

Book Reviews

2019: Nora Sternfeld, ‘Das radikaldemokratische Museum’. In: Third Text Online.

2015: Die Kunst des urbanen Handels – The Art of Urban Interventions. In: sub\urban. Zeitschrift für kritische Stadtforschung.

Essays (Open Access)

2020: Cultural Infrastructures of Vulnerability II: Cultural Institutions in (Post-)Pandemic Exposure. In: Arts of the Working Class.

2020: Cultural Infrastructures of Vulnerability: Reflections on Care during and after COVID-19. In: Arts of the Working Class.

2020: (Post)Politiken der Pandemie – Eine (Ver-)Sammlung von Fragen für kulturelle Infrastrukturen in und nach der Krise. In: KuPoGe: Corona-Essays.

2020: COVID-19 murals express hope and help envision urban futures. In: The Conversation, co-authors Eugene McCann and Lise Mahieus.

2018: Belonging in a “Creative” City. In: HowlRound Magazine.

2018: Berlin: Governing a “Creative” City. In: HowlRound Magazine.

2018: Konfliktuelle Kollaboration – Die Koalition der Freien Szene im fünften Jahr / Conflictual Collaboration – The Koalition der Freien Szene in ist fifth year of existence. In: Koalition der Freien Szene – Elf-Punkte-Programm.  

Poetry

2020: Pandemic (post-)politics. In: Urban transcripts. Post(COVID)Cards.

2020: (re)member(s). Rhyme/Zine.