Christoffer is a researcher and curator with a focus on human rights, technology, and borders. Passionate about experimenting with digital and community-based methodologies, he engages with questions around conflict, security, and digital politics.
Christoffer works as an expert on international affairs for Amnesty International and an open-source researcher for the cutting-edge investigations agency Forensic Architecture. Recently, he was a Fellow with Mercator Kolleg working at the United Nations Department of Peace Operations as well as an artist in residence with Culturehub, New York and the Beirut Institute of Visual Communication. He was the artistic director of the award-winning Fuchsbau Festival for experimental arts and politics for a decade.
He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from Humboldt University, Berlin and studied Politics and Arts at New York University and SciencesPo Paris. His thesis dealt with human rights implications of biometrics and AI in EU border technology.
Updated November 2022
More from Christoffer Horlitz
Amnesty International's "Digital Investigations Summit"
Landecker Fellow Christoffer Horlitz is involved in organizing of the Digital Investigations Summit with Amnesty International in Berlin.
Drift-backs in the Aegean Sea
Landecker Fellow Christoffer Horlitz is part of the Forensic Architecture Team of the Drift-backs in the Aegean Sea project.
Christoffer and Vincent featured in the International Politics Special
Senior Landecker Fellows Christoffer Horlitz and Vincent Vincent Kadiri wrote a number of articles for the Mercator Fellowship in which they participated together.
The Glitch Border Manifesto
As his Action Project, Landecker Fellow Christoffer together with artists from various regions will investigate how the EU border expands in time in space due to the EU's increased investing in border technology, and create responses and interventions in The Glitch Border Manifesto.