Eric Kluitenberg is a theorist, writer, and organiser on culture and technology. He is currently based at De Balie - Centre for Culture and Politics in Amsterdam, and teaches a course on "Culture and New Media" at the University of Amsterdam. He taught media theory for the post-graduate education programs in art & design and new media at Media-GN and Academy Minerva in Groningen, The Netherlands, and worked on the scientific staff of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. He has lectured and published extensively on culture, new media, and cultural politics throughout Europe. Since 1988 he has been involved as an organiser in important media culture events such as the Second International Symposium on Electronic Art (SISEA), Interstanding I, II, & III (Tallinn, Estonia), The P2P - New Media Culture in Europe conference (Amsterdam / Rotterdam), the third Next 5 Minutes conference on tactical media, and "Tulipomania DotCom - A Critique of the New Economy", and "net.congestion - International Festival of Streaming Media".