Vision 2020

I am looking forward to a big year. Chiefly, I want to complete and submit my PhD dissertation. So from mid February till the end of June, I will be on hiatus from everything except for writing full time. It is wonderful to be able to joyfully say no to invitations to your wonderful events, […]

Two new essays

I spent most of the past winter and spring writing. I’m happy to report that two pieces of work from that time are now out in the world. The first, for Deep Dives, a digital imprint by Point of View (an organisation I worked with way back in the day), is titled You Auto-complete Me: […]

Joining KIM

Excited to announce that I have a new, short-term and part-time position at the Künstliche Intelligenz und Medienphilosophie (KIM) Research Group at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG), Karlsruhe (the Karlsruhe University for Art and Design). I will be working on the project AI and the Society of the Future supported by the VW Stiftung.

‘Affective Infrastructures’ : A Tableau, Altar, Scene, Diorama, or Archipelago

Last summer I was approached by Daphne Dragona, one of Transmediale‘s curators, with a difficult text by the scholar, Lauren Berlant, ‘The Commons: Infrastructures for Troubling Times’. Daphne was taken up with the notion of ‘affective infrastructures’ developed by Berlant, that had resonance with their thinking around the next (that is, 2019), untitled, edition of […]