Srećko Horvat is a philosopher, author and political activist. The German weekly Der Freitag called him as "one of the most exciting voices of his generation" and he has been described as a "fiery voice of dissent in the Post-Yugoslav landscape". His writing has appeared in The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Der Spiegel, Jacobin, Newsweek and The New York Times.
Horvat was one of the founders of the Subversive Festival in 2008, an annual festival which included Oliver Stone, Aleida Guevara, Slavoj Žižek, Tariq Ali, Zygmunt Bauman, David Harvey and Saskia Sassen, among others.
Together with Maja Pelević he started a project Philosophical Theatre initiated with an idea to re-establish a close relationship between philosophy and theatre.
As he states, “the link between philosophy and theatre has always been much stronger than the link between philosophy and any other medium or art”.
Julian Assange's case was often a topic on those events.
He is known for books: Poetry from the Future (Penguin, 2019), Subversion! (Zero Books, 2017),
The Radicality of Love (Polity Press, 2015), Welcome to the Desert of Postsocialism (with Igor Štiks, Verso, 2014), What does Europe want? The Union and its Discontents (with Slavoj Žižek, Istros Books, 2013)