Emmanuel Alloa is professor of philosophy at the University of Fribourg, where he holds the Chair for Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. He is the author of various book and numerous articles at the intersection of contemporary philosophy, aesthetics, media theory and social philosophy. He has held Invited Visiting Professorships at various international universities (Columbia University, UFMG Belo Horizonte, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, UC Berkeley and the University of Vienna). A recipient of the Latsis Prize 2016 and of the 2019 Aby Warburg Scientific Prize, he was associated curator of the exhibition The Supermarket of Images (Jeu de Paume, Paris 2020). His books in English include Resistance of the Sensible World: An Introduction to Merleau-Ponty (Fordham UP 2017) and Looking Through Images. A Phenomenology of Visual Media (Columbia UP 2021). He currently serves as president of the German Society of Aesthetics.