Pascal Marcel Dreier (he/they) listens to and narrates more-than-human stories. They are assistant professor of Multispecies Storytelling at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. 

Pascal is a fellow of the Multispecies Studio, a member of Minding Animals Germany, a contributor at OktoLab, and part of the German Society for Media Studies. Pascal is also an alumnus of the German National Academic Foundation. In 2022, they co-founded the non-profit multimedia research studio TRACES Studio for Creative Investigation.

Pascal teaches and conducts workshops and lectures at universities and art institutions globally, including the University of Cambridge, the University of Western Australia, and the Köln International School of Design.

Instagram: @psclmd

↘︎ Select Teaching 
Artistic Design,
University of Siegen

Methods Lab,
KISD Köln International School of Design

↘︎ Select Exhibitions

  • ‘Unstoppable’,
    Stadt Galerie Sindelfingen, DE

  • Talk to me: Other Histories of Nature,
    Temporary Gallery, Köln, DE
  • At the Edge of Safehouse,
    Safehouse, London, UK

  • ‘Live Stock / Live Animals’,
    KHM Open, Cologne, DE

  • ‘OCTOPUS ENCOUNTERS: An Immersive Library of Octopus Aesthetics’,
    Glasmoog, Cologne, DE
  • ‘Perron Art Price’,
    Stadt Galerie Frankenthal, DE

  • ‘Goodbye  Cruel  World,  it’s  Over’,
    Weltkunstzimmer Düsseldorf
  • ‘Animal Ludens’,
    Next-Level Festival for Games,
    Zollverein Essen, DE
  • ‘Practices of Approximation’,
    Temporary Gallery, Cologne, DE 
    Academy of Media Arts Cologne, DE 
  • ‘we, animals:  multispecies narrations’,
    MEINBLAU Berlin, DE 

↘︎ Education 
MA Art and Ecology (Distinction),
Goldsmiths, University of London

MFA Media and Fine Art (Distinction),
Academy of Media Arts Cologne

ERASMUS Cross-Disciplinary Strategies,
University of Applied Arts Vienna

BA Visual Communication
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

↘︎ Publications

Dreier, Pascal Marcel, and Claudia Paganini. Eco Art als Ego Art? [Spiritualität zwischen Egoismus und Engagement], in: Datterl, Monika / Guggenberger, Wilhelm / Paganini, Claudia (eds.): Wofür es sich zu leben lohnt. Zum Verhältnis von Ethik und Spiritualität (theologische trends 32). Innsbruck: Theologische Fakultät 2022, S. 113-129.

Dreier, Pascal Marcel. Closure of Openings, in: Jessica Ullrich, Frederike Middelhoff (eds.): Tierstudien Tiere und Migration [Animal Studies: Animals and Migration] 19/2021. Berlin, Neofelis, 2021.

Dreier, Pascal Marcel, and Thomas Hawranke. Capturing the Wild: Virtuelle Pferde im Computerspiel Red Dead Redemption 2 [Capturing the Wild: Virtual Horses in the Computer Game Red Dead Redemption 2], in: Jessica Ullrich, and Stefan Rieger (eds.): Tierstudien Tiere und/als Medien [Animal Studies: Animals and/as Media] 18/2020. Berlin, Neofelis, 2020.

Blöß, Janine, Ute Hörner, and Mathias Antlfinger (eds.) Goodbye Cruel World, It’s Over. Erdlings-
geschichten. Verlag der KHM, 2020.

Pascal Marcel Dreier (he/they) listens to and narrates more-than-human stories.


Pascal Marcel Dreier (he/they) listens to and narrates more-than-human stories.