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I come from Birmingham, England, and studied philosophy at the University of Manchester.

I published three books in the 1990s: The Most Radical Gesture, which grew out of my doctoral research about the situationists; Zeros and Ones, which offers an alternative, feminist account of the history and nature of digital technology; and Writing on Drugs, which argues that the enormous influence of psychoactive substances on mainstream Western culture makes a nonsense of the so-called 'war on drugs'.

I also translate from German into English.

In the past I have taught at the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick, the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, 

and on the BA Fine Arts programme at ZHdK. I am currently teaching on the Contemporary Arts Practice MA at the HKB

Coming this summer: Features at the Kunsthalle Bern 

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