Erik Bordeleau is a theorist, writer and fugitive planner, currently holding a research position at Lisbon NOVA University in cinema and philosophy. He has published several books and articles at the intersection of political philosophy, art, finance, cinema and media theory. He is co-curating an exhibit entitled Désoeuvrer la valeur / Derivative Values (Galerie Vox, Montreal, Fall 2022) and in collaboration with Saloranta & De Vylder, he is developing The Sphere, a research-creation project experimenting with Web 3.0 technology to explore new ecologies of funding for the performing arts. He is based between Lisbon and Berlin and enjoys, from time to time, the discreet charm of the precariat.