Markus Krajewski

City, Country:

Weimar, Germany


2003, 2004, 2005


Oct 2004 - Jan 2005

Born 1972 in Olpe, Germany.

Studied Cultural Sciences, Modern German Literature, Philosophy and Sociology in Cologne and Berlin.

Worked as a freelance author and programmer.

From 2001 to 2002 scientific associate at Hermann von Helmholtz Zentrum für Kulturtechnik, Humboldt University, Berlin. Since 2002 scientific associate at the Chair of History and Theory of Cultural Techniques, Bauhaus University Weimar. His main fields of research include peripherical epistemologies, the tools of administration; female test pilots; the history of science, technology and economy and their media.

Numerous publications include: “ZettelWirtschaft. Die Geburt der Kartei aus dem Geiste der Bibliothek” / “Noteable Order. The Birth of the Card Index from the Spirit of Libraries”, Kulturverlag Kadmos, 2002; “Projektemacher. Zur Produktion von Wissen in der Vorform des Scheiterns” / “Project Makers. On the production of knowledge in the preliminary shape of failure”, Kulturverlag Kadmos, 2004.

During his stay at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Markus Krajewski will finish his book “Restlosigkeit. Weltprojekte um 1900” / “Restlosigkeit. World Projects around 1900”. Furthermore, he will analyse the development of standards in the late nineteenth century.