Tom Ullrich studied Media and Cultural Studies at the Bauhaus University as well as Photography and Film Studies in Lyon and Paris. From September 2011 to September 2017, he worked as a research assistant at the IKKM and as an editorial assistant of the Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung (ZMK).
His research interests include videographic film and moving image studies, media history of revolutions, visual and material culture of modern Paris, and Walter Benjamin’s images. He published in several journals, Ilinx, Epilog, Eject, and Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung. He is currently working on a dissertation concerning insurgent barricades as cultural techniques in revolutionary Paris (1830-1871).