Florian Bettel is a senior scientist at the institute of art sciences and art education, department of Cultural Studies. His work focuses on aspects of the history of technology, cultures of dwelling, sepulchral culture, as well as artistic and curatorial activities. Former occupations include: 2012–2013 senior scientist at the focus area Science and Art, Univ. of Salzburg and Univ. Mozarteum Salzburg, 2010–2012 researcher in the project “Living Rooms: The Art of Mobilizing Belonging(s)” (Vienna Science and Technology Fund).