Sebastian Loewe, PhD
Art and design theory
Sebastian Loewe, born in 1978 in Potsdam, Germany, holds a Bachelorís degree in media and communication studies along with a diploma in media arts. He wrote his PhD thesis on the discoursive nature of kitsch which has been published by Neofelis Press, Berlin this year. Loewe currently works as a post-doctoral research associate at the Department of Graphic Design and Visual Communication at the HMKW University of Applied Sciences for Media, Communication and Management, Berlin and as a visiting lecturer at the Department of Art History at the University of Art and Design Burg Giebichenstein, Halle, Germany. His academic focuses are both on the intersection of aesthetic theory and political discourse, as well as critical design research and innovation processes. He was co-founder of the socially-engaged think-tank ufo-University and regularly contributes to the interdisciplinary magazine Plot.