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Eric Kluitenberg

Eric Kluitenberg is an independent theorist, writer, curator, and researcher on culture, media, and technology based in Amsterdam. He currently teaches at the ArtScience Interfaculty (KABK/KC) and the Interactive / Media / Design department (KABK).


He was head of the media and technology program of De Balie, Centre for Culture and Politics in Amsterdam (1999 - 2011). He taught theory of interactive media and technological culture for a variety of academic institutions, including the University of Amsterdam, the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Academy Minerva Postgraduate Studies in Groningen, and he was a scientific staff member of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

His publications include The Book of Imaginary Media (2006), Delusive Spaces (2008) and the theme issues of Open, Journal for Art and the Public Domain, Hybrid Space (2006), and (Im)Mobility (2011), The legacies of Tactical Media (2011), Techno Ecologies (2012), (Re-)Designing Affect Space (2017).

Next to an extensive series of festivals and public events he was project leader for the practice based research trajectory The Living Archive at De Balie (2004 - 2010). In 2013 he was a research fellow at the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. Currently he is Editor in Chief of the Tactical Media Files, an on-line documentation resource for Tactical Media, and is co- editing together with artist / researcher David Garcia a substantive anthology of Tactical Media to be published by MIT Press.

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