Cyrill Miksch

Media Sciences

Cyrill Miksch (1984, Hardheim) studied Philosophy and Theater, Cinema and Media in Frankfurt. In 2012-13 he was an assistant, later with study grant, at eikones – Bildkritik in Basel. Starting in September 2014 he worked for one year as a visiting scholar in the United States, conducting research at Columbia University in New York and then, with a grant from the Swiss National Fund, at the University of California at Santa Barbara. At the University of Basel he focuses on cinema strategies of critique of neoliberalism in the light of technological changes, concentrating on the work of the Chinese contemporary director Jia Zhangke.