Moritz is currently research associate at the University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe and a guest researcher and Ph.D. candidate at Experimental Surgery at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin. His academic work investigates imaging and interaction in contemporary media technology. His latest publications include projects such as »Image – Action – Space«, »Image Guidance« or »Conceptualizing Screen Practices« (publications). Moritz is a regular speaker at conferences (lectures), organized a variety of academic workshops and conferences (events) and taught university courses on graduate and postgraduate levels. He is the co-founder of the Adaptive Imaging group, a collective of scholars, designers and scientists who study image-guided practices in contemporary media technology, and the Drone Research Network, an inter-disciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas and projects relating to the study of drones.

Moritz held academic positions at the Cluster of Excellence »Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory« at Humboldt University Berlin, where he was part of the research team Image & Action (Bild & Handlung), the Collegium for the Advanced Study of »Picture Act and Embodiment« at Humboldt University Berlin, the »Post Media Lab« at the Center for Digital Cultures at Leuphana University Lüneburg and the Institute for Arts and Media at the University of Potsdam. He has been a member of the research training group »Visibility and Visual Production: Hybrid Forms of Iconic Knowledge« at the University of Potsdam and the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. Moritz holds a master’s degree in European Media Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Studies.

Moritz Queisner


Current: University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe, DFG Priority Programme The Digital Image, Project Adaptive Images.

Current: Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Department of Surgery, Future Lab

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung. An Interdisciplinary Laboratory 

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Center for Digital Cultures, Post-Media Lab

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Collegium for the Advanced Study of Picture Act and Embodiment

Universität Potsdam,
Institute for Arts and Media

Friedrich Ebert Foundation,
Sudan Office, Khartoum


Universität Potsdam, DFG Research Training Centre “Visibility and Visualisation – Hybrid Forms of Pictorial Knowledge

Universität Potsdam,
European Media Studies (MA)

Freie Universität Berlin,
Communication Science (BA)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam,
Human Security