Marion von Osten works as an artist, author and curator. The main interests of her projects are the changed conditions of the production of cultural work in post-colonial societies, technologies of the self and the governance of mobility. Scince 2006 Professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. From 1999 – 2006 Professor for artistic practice at HGK Zurich and and researcher at the Institute for the Theory of Art and Design & Institute for Cultural and Gender Studies, HGK Zurich; lecturer at Critical Studies Program, Malmö Art Academy; From 1996-1998 curator at Shedalle Zurich. Publications: Das Erziehungsbild. Zur visuellen Kultur des Pädagogischen (edited with Tom Holert, Wien 2010); Colonial Modern. Aesthetics of the Past. Rebellions for the Future (edited with Tom Avermaete, Serhat Karakayali, London 2010); Projekt Migration (edited with Aytac Erylmaz, Martin Rapp, Regina Römhild, Kathrin Rhomberg, Köln 2005); Norm der Abweichung, T:G 04 (Zurich/Vienna, 2003); MoneyNations (edited with Peter Spillmann, Vienna 2003); Das Phantom sucht seinen Mörder. Ein Reader zur Kulturalisierung der Ökonomie. (edited with Justin Hoffmann, Berlin 1999).