Dr. Andreas Broeckmann is an art historian and curator who lives in Berlin. Since 2005 he has been one of three artistic directors of TESLA - Laboratory for Arts and Media in Berlin. In 2007 he is co-chairing the Berlin conference 're:place 2007' on the histories of art, media, science and technology. Broeckmann studied art history, sociology, and media studies in Germany and Britain. From 2000 to 2007 he was the Artistic Director of transmediale - festival for art and digital culture berlin. From 1995-2000, he worked as a project manager at V2_Organisation Rotterdam, Institute for the Unstable
Media. Indepently curated exhibitions included projects with
Kontejner / MaMa in Zagreb ('Runtime Art', 2004), at TENT/Witte de With in Rotterdam ('Tracer / Neuralgic', 2004), and at Skuc Gallery in Ljubljana ('KRcF - Room for Manoeuvre', 2006). He is a member of the advisory board for Visual Arts of the Goethe Institut, and of the Council for the Arts, Berlin. He co-maintains the Spectre mailing list and is a member of the Berlin-based media association mikro. In university courses, curatorial projects, and lectures he deals with media art, digital culture, and aesthetics of the machinic.