Sebastian Mühl is a Berlin-based scholar, researcher and curator. He completed a phd thesis on the revival of utopian thought in contemporary art, his monograph Utopien der Gegenwartskunst. Geschichte und Kritik des utopischen Denkens in der Kunst nach 1989 was published with Transcript in 2020. Mühls films and moving image projects focus on the effects of the politico-aesthetic utopias of modernity.
From 2013 to 2017, Sebastian was Research Assistant to Juliane Rebentisch at Offenbach University of Art and Design. He was Senior Scientist at the Institute for Cultural Analysis, at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, and worked as Lecturer at the Department of Art and Design at Hochschule für Künste Bremen. In 2021/22, Sebastian was Guest Professor for Perception Theory at HfG Offenbach, and he was a guest fellow at the University of Fribourg (CH), where he is member of the research group Aesthetics & Critique. In 2022/23, he is Alpen-Adria Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Klagenfurt.