Boris Buden is a writer and cultural critic. He received his Ph. D. in cultural theory from the Humboldt University in Berlin. In the 90s he was editor of the magazine arkzin (Zagreb). He has contributed regularly to a variety of newspapers, magazines and cultural journals in former Yugoslavia, Europe and USA. His essays and articles cover topics of philosophy, politics, cultural and art criticism. Among his translations into Croatian are two books of Sigmund Freud. Recently, he took part in the project The Post-Communist Condition, organized by the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe.
Selected publications: Barikade, Zagreb, 1996/1997; Kaptolski Kolodvor, Belgrade 2001; Der Schacht von Babel, Berlin 2004