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Yuk Hui


Yuk Hui currently teaches at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. Hui studied Computer Engineering and Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong and Goldsmiths College in London, with a focus on philosophy of technology. Between 2012 to 2018, he taught at the institute of philosophy and art (IPK) at the Leuphana University Lüneburg; he is also researcher at the Centre international des études Simondonienne in Paris,  visiting professor at the China Academy of Art, and was visiting associate professor at the School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong and visiting faculty of the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow. Previous to that, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation of the Centre Pompidou in Paris and a visiting scientist at the Deutsche Telekom Laboratories in Berlin. He has published on philosophy of technology and media in periodicals such as Research in Phenomenology, Metaphilosophy, Theory Culture and Society, Parrhesia, Angelaki, Cahiers Simondon, Deleuze Studies, Intellectica, Krisis, Implications Philosophiques, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Techné, Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft, Appareil, New Formations, etc. He is contributing editor of 30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science and Theory (2015), and author of On the Existence of Digital Objects (prefaced by Bernard Stiegler, University of Minnesota Press, March 2016), The Question Concerning Technology in China. An Essay in Cosmotechnics (Urbanomic, December 2016), Recursivity and Contingency (prefaced by Howard Caygill, Rowman and Littlefield International, March 2019).


“On the Soul of Technical Objects – Commentary on Simondon’s ‘Technics and Eschatology’ (1972)”, Theory, Culture and Society (forthcoming 2018)


“Rhythm and Technics- On Heidegger’s Commentary on Rimbaud”, Research in Phenomenology 47 (2017) 60–84. [download]


“A Politics of Intensity : some Aspects of Acceleration in Simondon and Deleuze” (with Louis Morelle), Deleuze Studies, 11.4, 498-517 [download]


“On Cosmotechnics: For a Renewed Relation between Technology and Nature in the Anthropocene”, Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology, 21:2–3 (2017), 1–23. [download]


“Reframing the Technosphere: Peter Sloterdijk and Bernard Stiegler’s Anthropotechnological Diagnoses of the Anthropocene” (with P. Lemmens),  Krisis Journal for Contemporary Philosophy, (2017) Issue 2, 25-40. [download]


“The Parallax of Individuation: Simondon and Schelling”, Angelaki 21.4, Winter 2016, 77-89. [download]


“Qu’est-ce que la « marge d’indétermination »?”, Implications Philosophiques, Winter 2016 [download]


“Simondon et la question de l’information”, Cahiers Simondon no.6, 2015, 29-47 [download]


“Algorithmic Catastrophe – The Revenge of Contingency”, Parrhesia Journal of Critical Philosophy, no. 23, 2015, 122-143. [download]


“Modulation after Control “, New Formations, no. 84-85, 2015, 74-91. [download]


“What is a Digital Object?”, Metaphilosophy, Vol. 43, No. 4, (July 2012), 380-395. [download]