Merkle, Benedikt, M.A.

MGK Researcher

Benedikt Merkle is research assistant in the CRC 1187 Media of Cooperation at the University of Siegen. He studied Media- and Cultural sciences and Philosophy in Freiburg i.Br. and Berlin, where he completed his masters degree in 2019. He worked as student assistant at hybrid plattform – pilot project from the UdK Berlin and the TU Berlin, helped realize the conference Verhaltensdesign. Bildungs- Erziehungs- und Regierungsprogramm at HU Berlin and was employed as scientific assistant at FernUniversität in Hagen.

  • Epistemic and aesthetic relations within the media of science, culture and techniques
  • Philosophy of media and technology
  • Ästhetik und allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft

Dissertation project: „Regulation of the sensory. Flash-Animation as the aesthetics of object-oriented programming“