Mark Terkessidis is a freelance author who writes on the themes of (pop)culture, migration, racism, and social change, and has published, among others, in taz, Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and der Freitag, as well as for the public radio broadcasters Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) and Deutschlandfunk. Together with Jochen Kühling he directs the art project Heimatlieder aus Deutschland. After studying psychology and obtaining a doctorate in pedagogy he was an editor for the magazine Spex, a moderator for Funkhaus Europa (WDR), a fellow at the Piet Zwart Institute of the Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, and an assistant professor at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. His book publications include Wessen Erinnerung zählt? Koloniale Vergangenheit und Rassismus heute (2019), Nach der Flucht. Neue Vorschläge für die Einwanderungsgesellschaft (2017), Kollaboration (2015) and Interkultur (2010).
As of October 2019