Sebastian Schwesinger

Sebastian Schwesinger studied Economics with a concentration in International Management and Financial Controlling at the Hochschule für Ökonomie und Management FOM University of Applied Sciences and the Hogeschool Zeeland (HZ University of Applied Sciences). He then studied Cultural Studies, Musicology and Philosophy at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In the Interdisciplinary Laboratory »Image Knowledge Gestaltung«, he is a Research Associate in the projects »Analogue Storage Media I« and »Analogue Storage Media II«. Within these projects, he is researching the topic »Allocation Dispositifs. Interactions between Visual, Technical and the Economic Fixation of Sound«. He also works as a freelance journalist in radio and print media, and has contributed radio features to »« and other stations.

Research fields:

  • Communicating audio journalism practice 
  • Teaching on pop music and sound culture research within the field of cultural studies
  • Marginal economies in the context of structural change