Pablo Müller is a research associate at the Research Group Design, Art & Public Spheres at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and teaches at the Campus Lucerne. His research interests include art and economics, institutions of art, art criticism, self-organisation in visual arts, artistic research.
He studied fine arts at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the Zurich University of the Arts and Philosophy, Art History, Gender Studies and History at the Universities of Basel and Bern. Between 2010 and 2012 he worked at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein n.b.k. and at the Adrian Piper Research Archive Foundation (APRAF) in Berlin. Then a Fulbright Scholarship enabled him to be research scholar at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Since 2014 he works at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and his writing his dissertation on the art magazine Texte zur Kunst at the Institute of Art History at the University of Zurich, supervised by Prof. Sebastian Egenhofer.
Since 2008 he has been a regular contributor to art magazines and newspapers, including Kunstbulletin, WOZ Die Wochenzeitung, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Vorwärts, Jungle World, for which he was awarded the R & R Prize for art journalism in 2011. And together with Ann-Kathrin Eickhoff, Lucie Kolb, Barbara Preisig and Judith Welter, he is part of the editorial team of the online art magazine Brand-New-Life (brand-new-life.org).