Michael M. Thoss

born 1955 in Reichenbach/Vogtland. Thoss studied cultural sciences in Bonn, Barcelona, Paris. He graduated with Master of Arts and a Diploma in literature and theater sciences at Sorbonne. Furthermore he graduated in Romance studies, Spanish and philosophy at Friedrich-Wilhelm university Bonn.

Studies of cultural sciences, literature and theater sciences, Romance studies, Spanish and philosophy in Bonn, Barcelona and Paris
Journalist and translator in France
1992-1998 Cultural consultant for the Goethe-Institut in Germany and abroad
1998 Director of the fields of fine arts, film and media of the Berlin-based House of Worldcultures organising 12 international exhibitions and film retrospectives
since 2004 Geschäftsführendes Mitglieds des Stiftungsrates der Allianz Kulturstiftung


Publications

2012 "Hotel Europa", Verlag Das Wunderhorn, Heidelberg.
2009 "Das Ende der Gewissheiten", Diederichs Verlag, München.
2007 "Abendland unter? - Reden über Europa", Diederichs Verlag, München.
2005 "Pierre Verger. Schwarze Götter im Exil", Verlag Das Wunderhorn, Heidelberg.
2003 "DisOrientation", Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
2001 "Heimat Kunst", Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
2000 "Porträt Afrika", Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.