lives and teaches political philosophy in Switzerland and in Venice. He is the head of the Arsenale Institute for Politics of Representation in Venice and is the author of extensive research works that have culminated in book projects and international exhibitions. Most recently, he exhibited his project on the criticism of contemporary ideational consumption under the name Die Heilige Ware and contributed the editorial to an exhibition in Paris on the urbanism of exclusion. He regularly publishes background essays on spatial policy in ARCH+. His exhibitions have been shown, amongst others places, in New York, Rome, Paris, Venice, Berlin, Munich, and Zurich.