Helge Mooshammer, PhD, is director of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) research projects Other Markets (2010-2014 – www.othermarkets.org) and Relational Architecture (2006-2009) at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at Vienna University of Technology. He is currently a Research Fellow in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His research is concerned with new forms of urban sociality arising from processes of transnationalisation, capital movements, informal economies, and newly emerging regimes of governance.
Together with Peter Mörtenböck, he has authored and edited numerous books, including, amongst others, Visuelle Kultur (2003), Cruising: Architektur, Psychoanalyse und Queer Cultures (2005), Networked Cultures: Parallel Architectures and the Politics of Space (2008), Netzwerk Kultur: Die Kunst der Verbindung in einer globalisierten Welt (2010), Space (Re)Solutions: Intervention and Research in Visual Culture (2011), Occupy: Räume des Protests (2012) and the two forthcoming volumes Other Markets (2014) and Informal Market Worlds (2014). Their research and curatorial work has been presented, amongst others, at the Whitechapel Gallery London, the Nederlands Architecture Institute Rotterdam, Storefront for Art and Architecture New York, Proekt Fabrika Moskau, Santral Istanbul, Gasworks London, Architekturzentrum Vienna, Israeli Center for Digital Art, Trafo Gallery Budapest, Toronto Free Gallery and the Venice Biennale.