English publications



2011 – (co-ed. Ewa Plonowska-Ziarek), Intermedialities. Philo­sophy, Arts, Politics, Lanham: Lexington Books, 231 pp.

2000 –(co-ed. H. Kimmerle), Sensus communis in Multi- and Intercultural perspective. On the Possibility of Common Judgements in Arts and Politics. Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg, 185 pp.

2000 – On the Border. Hollandia’s hypocritical theatre. Amsterdam 2000, 62 pp.(A4 formaat: ned/eng.)

1998 – (co-ed. D. Tiemersma) Time and Temporality in Intercultural Perspective. Rodopi, Amsterdam, 180 pp.


2019“Moved by Appearances. Baudrillard on Metaphor, Metamorphosis, and Irony” in: Herri, Stellenbosch, South-Africa

2018 – “Martial Arts and Spirituality”, in Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality and Society, Laszlo Zsolnai and Bernadette Flanagan (eds.), New York and London, Routledge 2018, pp. 412-418

2018 – “Interest/Interesse”, “Econtology”, “Radical Mediocrity”, “Intermediality”, in Posthuman Glossary, Rosi Braidotti and Maria Hlavajova (eds.), Bloomsbury Academic, Londen 2018, pp 123/207/210/376.

2015 – “Moved by Appearances. Metaphor, Metamorphosis, and Irony” in Subjects and Simulations: Thinking the Ends of Representation, Ann O’Byrne and Hugh Silverman (eds.), Lexington Books, London, pp. 233-246.

2015 – “Mesopolitical Interests: Rotterdam Skillcity as Rhizomatic, Ecosophical, Reflactive Event” in This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life, Rosi Braidotti & Rick Dolphijn (eds.). pp. 269-298.

2014 – “Interest and Interesse”, in Giving and taking. Antidotes to a culture of greed. Joke Brouwer &  Sjoerd van Tuinen (eds.), Rotterdam V2-publishing, pp. 93-118.

2013 – “Dasein as Design: Every Thing is Made of Some Thing” in D.A. A Transdisciplinary Handbook of Design Anthropology, Yana Milev (ed.), Peter Lang: Frankfurt a/M, etc 2013, pp. 836-853.

2013 – “The Myth of Modernity Interrogated: Oedipus and the Dogon” in D.A. A Transdisciplinary Handbook of Design Anthropology, Yana Milev (ed.), Peter Lang: Frankfurt a/M, etc 2013, pp. 234-249.

2013 – “Ecoliteracy in between Politics, Philosophy and Art. The shared Interests of Rotterdam Skillcity” in Ine Gevers (ed.), Yes, Naturally. How Art saves the World, Rotterdam: nai010 publishers, pp. 100-107.

2012 –: “Avoiding nihilism by affirming nothing: Hegel on Buddhism”, in Hegel’s Philosophy of the Historical Religions. Bart Labuschagne and Timo Slootweg (eds.), Leiden: Brill, pp. 51-78.

2010 – “Dasein as Design. Or: Must Design save the World?” , in From Mad Dutch Disease to Born to Adorn. Premsela Lectures 2004-2010 (pp. 115-140/198-221[Dutch/English]). Amsterdam: Premsela.

2010 – “Designing the discourse of dance”, in J. Schneider (ed.), No Maps for these territories (pp. 43-55). Den Haag: DansLAB.

2010 – “Budophilosophy”, in Laszlo Zsolnai (ed.) In Luk Bouckaert & Laszlo Zsolnai (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Spirituality and Business. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.pp. 103-110

2009 – “The Excess of Our Radical Mediocrity: Interest as Inter-esse” in Peter Sloterdijk’s Jovial Modernity (A4), Sjoerd van Tuinen (ed.), pp. 35-46.

2009 – ”From Russia with Love: Avoiding the Subject. Why is Zizek’s St Paul a Leninist?” Donald Loose (ed.), in International Journal of Philosophy and Theology, pp. 236-253.

2009 – Living – in between – cultures: Downscaling Intercultural Aesthetics to Daily Life” in Intercultural Aesthetics. A World Perspective, Antoon van den Braembussche, Heinz Kimmerle, Nicole Note (eds.), Springer 2009, pp. 19-43.

2009 – “Dasein as Design. Or: Must Design Save the World” in Melintas. An International Journal of Philosophy and Religio, pp. 1-22. Bandung: Parahyangan Catholic University 2009.

2007 –Style as Sphere’ in Style First, Mieke Gerritzen (ed.), Birkhauser Publishers (Swiss) 2007, (in french, english and german)

2007 – ‘Interest and Excess of Modern Man’s Radical Mediocrity. Rescaling Sloterdijk’s Grandiose Aesthetic Strategy’, Cultural Politics, pp. 357-380.

2007 – ‘Political Art as an Interesting Gesture? Counterbalancing Political Fear with Artistic ‘Interesse’ in: Citizen and Subjects: The Netherlands for example. Rosi Braidotti, Charles Esch, Maria Hlavajova (eds.) Catalogue Venice 52nd Biennale 2007, Venice 2007, pp. 215-236.

2007 – Commentary in De Kracht van Zuid/The Power of South, International Architecture Biennale 2007, NAi: Rotterdam 2007, p. 310

2007 – “May you (not) live in interesting times!” Avoiding the subject’ in Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag Peter Sloterdijk, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt a/M., pp.149-153.

2005 – ” The Public Existence of Homo informans. On art in times of terror” in: OPEN. Cahier on Art and the Public Domain, nr. 8, ‘(In) Visibility, NAi Publishers 2005, 6 pp.(ook ned. uitgave)

2005 – “From Interests to Inter-esse. Nancy on Deglobalization and Sovereignty” in: SubStance, Issue 104, University of Wisconson, 15 pp.

2005 – “Untouched Culture. Desig(n)ature” in: Mieke Gerritzen e.a., Next Nature. By all media. BIS Publishers 2005, pp. 81-87

2005 – “Imagineering the Library of (F)actuality” in: Geert Mul, Match Maker. Image Comparison Interpretation. Prototype Editions, Delft 2005, pp. 26-33

2003 –“Beyond Autofundamentalism. In support of commobility” in In Transit, Mobility, City culture and Urban Development in Rotterdam. Paul Meurs & Marc Verheyen (red.), NAi, Rotterdam 2003, pp.124-143.

2003 – “Sens(a)ble Intermediality and Interesse. Towards on Ontology of the In-Between”, Intermédialités, no 1, printemps 2003/Spring 2003, CRI Montreal, pp. 29-46.

2003 – “Act your Actuality!” in Visual Power News, Mieke Gerritsen (ed.), Bis Publishers, Amsterdam 2003.

2003 – “Video ergo sum!” in Visual Power Sex, Mieke Gerritzen (ed.), Bis Publishers, Amsterdam 2003.

2001 – “Towards an Intermedial Philosophy” in: Everyone is a Designer. Manifest for the Design Economy, Mieke Gerritzen/Geert Lovink (eds.) BIS Publishers, Amsterdam, pp. 107/116/117.

2001 – “ICTheology and local interesse. Desacralizing Derrida’s chora” in: Essays zu Jacques Derrida and Gianni Vattimo, Religion. Ludwig Nagl (Hrsg.), Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt a/M 2001, pp. 109-130.

2001 – “Reflecting on the ‘informe’ and the ‘inter’. On politico-theatrical conceptuality” in: Performance, transformance, informance. New Concepts in Theatre. (Luk van den Vries & Henk Oosterling (eds.), InterAkta 4, CFK Rotterdam, pp. 9-19.

2001 – “Kunst en publieke sfeer/ Art works. Making interesse public” in: Archis. Architectuur, Stad en Beeldcultuur, thema: Misbruik van de openbare ruimte/Misusing public space, 5/2001, Amsterdam, pp. 69-71

2001 – Hypo-Critical Theatre: Hollandia’s Intermedial Multiverse” in: Performance Research ‘Navigations’, Ric Allsopp & David Williams (eds.), Vol.6, No.3 (Winter). Publication date: December 2001,pp. 61-66

2000 – “A Culture of the Inter. Japanese Notions of Ma and Basho” in: Sensus communis in Multi- and Intercultural perspective. On the Possibility of Common Judgements in Arts and Politics. Heinz Kimmerle & Henk Oosterling (eds.), Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg, pp. 61-84.

1999 – “Philosophy, Art and Politics as Interesse. Towards a Lyotardian post kantian aesthetics” in: Issues in contemporary culture and aesthetics, nr. 9, Jan van Eyk Academie, Maastricht, pp. 83-101.

1999 – “Reflections of the inbetween” catalogue text for Jean-Marc Spaans, Galery Delta Rotterdam.

1999 – “Aan de toekomstige bewoners van de huisstijl. Over connecties en trajecten/To the future inhabitants of the House style. On connections and trajectories” in: Identiteiten/Identities. Rotterdam 2001, Culturele Hoofdstad van Europa, 5 designs for 2001, NAI Rotterdam, pp. 48-62.

1999 – “Friedrich Nietzsche”/”Michel Foucault” In: Eric Claus. Een en twintig filosofen van de twintigste eeuw verbeeld/Eric Claus. Twenty-one Twentieth Century Philosophers in Bronze, resp. pp. 28/92.

1998 – “Ma. On Intermediality and Interculturality” in: SYNC catalogue, CELL, Initiators of Incidents.

1998 – “Intermediality. Art between Images, Words, and Actions” in: Think Art. Theory and practice in the Arts of Today. Witte de With, Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, pp. 89-100.

1997 –“Fascism as the looming Shadow of Democracy. A Critique of Xenophobic Reason” in: Philosophy and Democracy in Intercultural Perspective/Philosophie et démocratie en perspective interculturelle. Heinz Kimmerle/Franz M. Wimmer (eds.), Rodopi, Amsterdam/Atlanta, pp. 235-252.

1997 – “Performance, transformance, informance. Installing and informing the public body” in: Still, the museum. Still, the museum, A. Balkema/H. Slager (eds.) Still Foundation,pp. 39-46.

1996 – “Postface” in: D.Tiemersma/H.Oosterling (eds.), Time and Temporality in Intercultural Perspective, Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 177.

1995 – “No(w)here as the ideal place. On the relations between concepts, percepts and affects” in: Art & Design. The Ideal Place, Londen, pp. 20-26.   Nederlandse versie

1995 – “Extatische lichamen/Ecstatic bodies” in: Tegen de keer 3x. (with photographer Desirée Dolron and visual artist Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven), Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, pp. 23-42/59-76.

1991 – “Universalism and particularism. Holenstein against Foucault and Barthes” in: J.van Nispen & D. Tiemersma (eds.) The Quest for Man. The Topicality of Philosophical Anthropology. Van Gorcum, Assen/Maastricht, p. 172-176.

1993 – “Art of Gambling as Art”, in: Meidam De Kroon. Recent Works. Galerie Delaive, Amsterdam (Grootformaat).

1989 – “Oedipus and the Dogon: Myth of Modernity interrogated” in: H. Kimmerle (ed.), I, We and Body. Amsterdam, p.27-45.   ‘Discussion’    Nederlandse versie