"Metamodernism seeks forever for a truth that it never expects to find."

Robin van den Akker is Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy of Culture, and Head of the Humanities Department of Erasmus University College Rotterdam. He has written extensively on contemporary arts, culture, aesthetics and politics in The Journal of Aesthetics and Culture, Frieze, ArtPulse and many other journals, magazines and collections.

He is founding editor of Notes on Metamodernism and editor of Metamodernism: Historicity, Affect, and Depth after postmodernism. His work has been translated into numerous languages, including Mandarin, Russian, German and Spanish.