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Jesko Fezer

Jesko Fezer, Professor of Experimental Design

Jesko Fezer (*1970) has been a professor of Experimental Design at HFBK Hamburg since 2011. Fezer works as an architect, an author, a designer, an artist and an exhibition designer. In collaboration withifau (institut für angewandte urbanistik / institute for applied urban science), he has created architecture projects in Munich, Graz, Utrecht, Stuttgart, Berlin, New York and London.

After jointly running the Pro qm specialist book store – specialising in urban subjects, politics, pop, economic criticism, architecture, design, art and theory – he became co-editor of the political architecture magazineAn Architektur. Produktion und Gebrauch gebauter Umwelt and co-founder of theKooperative für Darstellungspolitik research and exhibition design studio. In 2009 and 2010, lectureships at a number of art and architecture institutions and a visiting professorship in architecture theory and urban research at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Nuremberg were followed by a post as director of the research projectCivic City. Design for the Post-Neoliberal City at the Institut für Designforschung of the Zürich Hochschule der Künste. Jesko Fezer researches and publishes on the architecture and design history of the post-war era, on design methods, on processual orientation and participation and on the politics of design. He has been a member of the board of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Designtheorie und -forschung (DGTF) since 2011. He is also a member of the Hamburger Kunstkommission.

Publications

ifau und Jesko Fezer: 12 Arbeitsthesen, Disko, Nr. 25, Nürnberg 2011
Jesko Fezer: Deprofessionalisierungstendenzen (damals, in der Entwurfsmethodik), Disko, Nr. 24, Nürnberg 2011
Jesko Fezer, Matthias Görlich, Design2context (Hg.): Civic City Cahier 1–5. (Margit Mayer, Gui Bonsiepe, Tom Holert, Neil Brenner, Nick Theodore, Jamie Peck, Erik Swyngedouw), London 2010–2011
Jesko Fezer: Design for a Post-Neoliberal City, in: E-Flux Journal, Nr. 17, New York 2010
Jesko Fezer, Axel John Wieder (Hg.):Bilder der Planung. Visuelle Diskurse zur Gestaltung der Wirklichkeit, in: Tom Holert, Marion von Osten (Hg.): Das Erziehungsbild. Zur visuellen Kultur des Pädagogischen, Wien 2010
Jesko Fezer: A Non Sentimental Argument. Die Krisen des Design Methods Movement 1962–1972, in: Daniel Gethmann, Susanne Hauser (Hg.): Kulturtechnik Entwerfen. Praktiken, Konzepte und Medien in Architektur und Design Science, Bielefeld 2009
Jesko Fezer: Planung und Demokratie. Ein Gespräch mit Tomás Maldonado, in: Texte zur Kunst, Nr. 72, Berlin 2008
An Architektur Nr. 1–23, Vice Versa, Berlin 2002–2010
Jesko Fezer: Polit-Kybernetik. ARCH+, die Studenten und die IG Bau Steine Erden, in: Arch+, Nr. 186, Berlin 2008
Jesko Fezer und a42.org: Planungsmethodik gestern, Disko, Nr. 6, Nürnberg 2007
Nicole Birlenbach, Jesko Fezer, Mateo Kries, Ana Stüler (Hg.): DesignCity - Design for Urban Space and the Design City Discussion, Berlin 2006
Jesko Fezer, Mathias Heyden (Hg.): Hier Entsteht. Strategien partizipativer Architektur und räumlicher Aneignung, Berlin 2004
Jesko Fezer, Martin Schmitz (Hg.): Lucius Burckhardt: Wer plant die Planung? Architektur, Politik und Mensch, Berlin 2004