Gerd Brendel

Boris Buden London

Born 1958 in Croatia, lives in Berlin and London. He is a writer and cultural critic. He received his Ph.D. in cultural theory from the Humboldt University in Berlin. In the 90s he was editor of the magazine "Arkzin" Zagreb. He has contributed regularly to a variety of newspapers, magazines and cultural journals in former Yugoslavia, Europe and USA. His essays and articles cover topics of philosophy, politics, cultural and art criticism. Among his translations into Croatian are two books of Sigmund Freud. He has participated in various conferences and art exhibitions in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and USA, among other Documenta XI, Wiener Festwochen. Recently, he took part in the project: "The Post-Communist Condition", organized by ZKM-Karlsruhe.
Selected Publications
"Barikade", Zagreb, 1996/1997
"Kaptolski Kolodvor", Belgrade 2001
"Der Schacht von Babel", Berlin 2004