Dr Stefan Nowotny

Staff details

PositionLecturer in Curatorial Knowledge
Department Visual Cultures
Email s.nowotny (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 +44 (0)20 7919 7498
Dr Stefan Nowotny

Dr Stefan Nowotny was trained as a philosopher. His research focuses mainly on political theory, the linguistic and social complexities of translation and the entanglements of historical and contemporary epistemologies and imaginaries. While his writing deals with a range of especially philosophical and political topics, he has also repeatedly worked in collaborative art/theory projects.

Academic qualifications

  • MA in Philosophy, University of Vienna
  • PhD in Philosophy, University of Leuven (Louvain-la-Neuve)


Dr Stefan Nowotny teaches in the PhD programme Curatorial/Knowledge and supervise research projects on the curatorial, collaborative and participatory modes of art and knowledge production, institutional critique and new institutional forms, the differentiality of postcolonial conditions, and contemporary political practices.



Sprachgemenge. Zur Politik der Übersetzung
Nowotny, Stefan. 2014. Sprachgemenge. Zur Politik der Übersetzung. UNSPECIFIED. ISBN 978-3-85132-718-2

Instituierende Praxen: Bruchlinien der Institutionskritik
Nowotny, Stefan and Raunig, Gerald. 2008. Instituierende Praxen: Bruchlinien der Institutionskritik. Vienna and Berlin: Turia + Kant. ISBN 978-3-85132-513-3


Es kommt darauf an. Texte zur Theorie der politischen Praxis
Nowotny, Stefan. 2005. Es kommt darauf an. Texte zur Theorie der politischen Praxis. UNSPECIFIED.