Florian Cramer is Reader in 21st Century Visual Culture at the Willem de Kooning Academy & Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. After studying Comparative Literature and Art History at Freie Universität Berlin, Universität Konstanz, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Cramer obtained an M.A. 1998 and Dr. phil. in 2006. From 1999 to 2004, he was a lecturer in Comparative Literature at the Peter Szondi-Institut at Freie Universität Berlin, in 2004 he was a guest professor (lector) at the Piet Zwart Institute, from 2006-2010 Cramer was course director of the Media Design Master program at the Piet Zwart Institute, since 2008 he is Reader (lector).
His publications include the books 'Exe.cut(up)able statements' (Wilhelm Fink, 2011) and 'Anti-Media' (NAi010, 2013), and the papers 'What Is 'Post-Digital'?' (2014) and 'Crapularity Aesthetics' (2018). A complete publication list can be found here. In addition, Cramer serves on the boards of the Rotterdam-based sound and performance art venue and publisher De Player, the artists' publishing space PrintRoom, the Rotterdam-based venue Mono/Awak(e) and is a member of the academic advisory boards of the Italian-based arts and media activism magazine Neural and the Open Access media studies journal APRJA (published by Aarhus University).