Dr. habil. Andreas Broeckmann is an art historian and curator who lives in Berlin. He is engaged in the DFG-funded research and documentation project Les Immateriaux Research at Leuphana University Lüneburg (2021-2024). He continues to teach at the Academy of Fine Arts, Leipzig (HGB – Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst) where he was Visiting Professor for Art History and Media Theory (2017-2020). He was the Artistic Director of the Leuphana Arts Program (2011-2016), the founding director of Dortmunder U – Centre for Art and Creativity (2009-2011), and has curated exhibitions and festivals in major European venues, incl. transmediale and ISEA2010 RUHR. He holds a PhD in Art History from the University of East Anglia, Norwich/UK, and lectures internationally about the history of modern and contemporary art, media theory, and digital culture. He is the author of „Machine Art in the Twentieth Century“ (MIT-Press, 2016).