Tom Vandeputte is a writer and theorist. He is course director of the Critical Studies program at the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam and worked as a visiting lecturer at King’s College, London, where he taught a course on new institutional models in collaboration with Tate Modern, London. His recent publications include: Politics of Study (co-edited with Sidsel Meineche Hansen, 2015) and Contestations: Learning from Critical Experiments in Education (co-edited with Tim Ivison, 2013). He is also co-founder of The New Reader, a journal for theory at the intersection of art, philosophy and politics. Vandeputte is currently completing his PhD at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London, London. Vandeputte lives and works in Berlin and Amsterdam.