Alexei Penzin

is Reader at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Wolverhampton, and Associated Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy (Moscow). Penzin has written articles for journals such as Rethinking Marxism, Mediations and South Atlantic Quarterly as well as chapters for many edited collections. He also published the essay Rex Exsomnis (Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012) as a part of the dOCUMENTA13 series, and co-edited and authored prefaces to the Russian translations of books by Fredric Jameson and Paolo Virno. Penzin’s Against the Continuum: Sleep and Subjectivity in Capitalist Modernity is forthcoming for Bloomsbury Academic. Penzin is a member of the group Chto Delat (What is to Be Done?) and a member of editorial boards of the journal Stasis (Saint Petersburg) and the Moscow Art Magazine.