Marina Vishmidt is a London-based writer, editor and critic occupied mainly with questions around art, labour and value. She is the author of Speculation as a Mode of Production (Brill, early 2016) and A for Autonomy (with Kerstin Stakemeier) (Textem, late 2014). She also writes often with Anthony Iles and with Melanie Gilligan. She often works with artists and contributes to journals such as Mute, Afterall, Texte zur Kunst, Ephemera, South Atlantic Quarterly, Parkett, and OPEN! as well as co-/edited collections and catalogues, most recently Anguish Language (anguishlanguage.tumbr.com). . Among others, she has taught at the University of the Arts, Berlin, Central Saint Martins, and Goldsmiths.