Arno Ritter (*1965) studied journalism, history and philosophy at the University of Vienna. Since 1995, he has directed the exhibition space "aut. architektur und tirol" in Innsbruck (formerly Architekturforum Tirol), which he positioned as a place for the presentation of architecture, art, design and graphic design, as well as a space for interdisciplinary discussion on creating our living environment. From 2003 to 2012, he had a lectureship in architectural criticism and curatorial practice at the University of Innsbruck and in 2012, he was commissioner of the Austrian contribution to the Architecture Biennale in Venice. As an editor and author, he publishes on architecture, photography and art.