Byung-Chul Han is a South Korean-born Swiss-German philosopher and cultural theorist. He is the author of over twenty books, including the forthcoming Hyperculture: Culture and Globalisation (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2022). Han teaches at the Universität der Künste Berlin.

Erik Butler is a writer and translator from French, German, and other European languages. Recent translations include Walter Serner’s At the Blue Monkey (Wakefield, 2020) and, forthcoming, Marina Yaguello’s Imaginary Languages: Myths, Utopias, Fantasies, Illusions, and Linguistic Fictions (MIT, 2022).