Vilém Flusser: Skin
Suggested citation: Vilém Flusser, Skin. Interface Critique 3 (2021), pp. 115–126.
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Vilém Flusser (1920–1991) was a cultural philosopher and media theorist. Born and raised in Prague, he emigrated in 1939 to Brazil following the German invasion. After his appointment as a member of the Brazilian Institute of Philosophy (1962) he worked as a lecturer in communication science. He returned to Europe in 1972. Flusser published numerous books and countless contributions in magazines and newspapers. In 1991, he died in a car crash near the German-Czech border.