Martin Müller is a researcher at the Cluster of Excellence "Matters of Activity. Image Space Material" and at the Institute of Cultural History and Theory at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He is currently working on a theory of synthetic biology and a history of zoëpolitics. He is also researching the self-activity of matter and materials for a new understanding of the genealogy and ontology of the Anthropocene. He was a visiting scholar at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 2017, at Columbia University in New York in 2012, and at the University of Cape Town in 2009.