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Christoffer Horlitz

Research Fellow


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