Leuphana Universität Lüneburg institut de Recherche et d'Innovation du Centre Pompidou Deutsche Telekom Laboratories

Dr. Yuk Hui (許煜)

Research Associate
Institut für Kultur und Ästhetik Digitaler Medien
Leuphana Universität
Scharnhorststraße 1
21335 Lüneburg Deutschland
Chercheur Invité
Institut de Recherche et d'Innovation
du Centre Pompidou Paris
4 rue Aubry le Boucher
75004 Paris France

I studied Computer Engineering, Cultural Theory and Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong and Goldsmiths College in London, with a focus on philosophy of technology. I am currently research associate of the project "techno-ecologies of participation" at the Leuphana University Lüneburg, where I also teach at the institute of philosophy; previously, I was postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation of the Centre Pompidou in Paris and a visiting scientist at the T-Labs Berlin. I have published on philosophy of media and technology in periodicals such as Metaphilosophy, Research in Phenomenology, Parrhesia, Angelaki, Cahiers Simondon, Intellectica, Implications Philosophiques, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft, New Formations,Parallax, etc. I am editor (with Andreas Broeckmann) of 30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science and Theory (2015), and author of On the Existence of Digital Objects (prefaced by Bernard Stiegler, University of Minnesota Press, March 2016), The Question Concerning Technology in China. An Essay in Cosmotechnics (Urbanomic, December 2016).

Affiliations: Associated Researcher, Centre international des études simondoniennes (MSH, Paris Nord); Visiting Professor, China Academy of Art (Hangzhou)

Key Research Areas: Digital Objects, Simondon, Heidegger, Husserl, Schelling, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Nature, Artificial Intelligence, Cybernetics.

Languages

English, French, German, Mandarin, Cantonese, Chewchau

JAVA, C++, PHP, Processing, Python

Education

  1. 2007 - 2011 PhD Goldsmiths College Philosophy[thesis title: On the Existence of Digital Objects], funded by The Leverhulme Trust, advised under: Prof. Bernard Stiegler, Prof. Matt Fuller, Prof. Scott Lash. Examiners: Prof. Howard Caygill, Dr. Luciana Parisi
  2. 2006 - 2007 MA Goldsmiths College Cultural Theory [thesis title: Decentralization, Network Protocol and Control Society]
  3. 2000 - 2003 B.ENG University of Hong Kong Computer Engineering

Relevant Employment

    August 2015 - present, Research Associate, Institut für Kultur und Ästhetik Digitaler Medien, Leuphana University,Germany
    October 2012 - July 2015, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Digital Cultures, Leuphana University,Germany
    January 2012 - September 2012, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institut de Recherche et d'Innovation, Centre Pompidou,France
    September 2010 - February 2011, Research Associate, Media and Communications, Goldsmiths University,UK
    December 2010 - May 2011, Researcher, Theory, Culture and Society
    December 2009 - August 2010, Project Coordinator, Culture Mining Project (Tate/Goldsmiths)

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