Publications and recent talks

Forthcoming/Works in Progress (2021-22)

A Is For Another at Encoding Futures: Critical Imaginaries of AI at Oxy Arts at Occidental College, Los Angeles, California. September 16-November 19, 2021.

with Emmanuel Moss. Reconfiguring algorithms: Resistance is a knowledge project. In L Heemsbergen, E Trere & G Pereira (Eds) Algorithmic antagonisms: Resistance, reconfiguration, and renaissance for computational life. A special issue of Media International Australia.

with Jenny Bourne. Metaphors in China’s AI policy. In Tandem Research and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Asia (Eds), Governing AI: Law, policy, and institutions in Asia.

Recent talks

May 4, 2021. ‘Beauty blooms: Abundant and generous digital futures’ with the fellows of Digital Earth, moderated by Nora N. Khan

April 23, 2021.  Rethinking data possession: Towards machine learning and a precognitive mode of Black existence.  A discussion with Ramon Amaro following his presentation at the European Media Arts Festival (EMAF) Germany.

February 23, 2021. The politics and poetics of AI metaphors, part of a panel, ‘Metabolic states of intelligence’ with Matteo Pasquinelli  and Dmitry Paranyushkin, moderated by Özge Ersoy at the 13th Gwangju Biennale.

January 23, 2021. Mutating hazards: New threats and injustices in AI. Part of a panel discussion at CTM Festival, Berlin, with Jason Edward Lewis, Sabelo Mhlambi, moderated by Tiare Roxanne.

October 27, 2020. Extracts and exclusions with Shana Griffin and Sadie Luetmer in The Shape of a Practice at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.

Publications (2011-2020)

A is for Another: A Dictionary of AI (2020).

Ganesh MI ( 2021)  You auto-complete me: Romancing the bot. In R Dave (Ed), India since the 1990s/ Improvised Futures: Encountering the Body in Performance. Haikou, Hainan Publishing House and New Delhi, Tulika Books.

Ganesh, MI (2020) The ironies of autonomy. Humanit Soc Sci Commun 7, 157 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-020-00646-0

Shah N, Ganesh MI (2020) Between memory and storage: Digital transitions for art organisations. In Forces of Art: Perspectives from a Changing World by C Kuoni, JB Portoles, N Khan, S Moses (Eds). Amsterdam, Valiz.

Gilman N, Ganesh MI (2020) Making sense of the unknown: AI’s metaphors. In The Rockefeller Foundation (Ed), AI+1: Shaping our integrated future  New York, The Rockefeller Foundation.

Ganesh MI (2020) Complete machine autonomy? It’s a fantasy! In The Rockefeller Foundation (Ed), AI+1: Shaping our integrated future.  New York, The Rockefeller Foundation.

Ganesh MI (2020). Between Flesh: Tech Degrees of Separation.  In Stronger Than Bone: Feminisms Reader,  D Ayas, N Ginwala and J Winder (Eds),  13th Gwangju Biennale 2021

Ganesh MI Dechesne F,  Waseem Z (2020) Two computer scientists and a cultural scientist get hit by a driver-less car: A method for situating knowledge in the cross-disciplinary study of F-A-T in machine learning. Conference Proceedings: ACMFAT* ’20: ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency, January 27-30, 2020, Barcelona, Spain. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1 page. https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3351095.3375663 (Translation tutorial)

Ganesh MI and Bruder J (2019) Cloud Cosmogram In Data Farms: Circuits, Labour, Territory. Data Centres and the Governance of Labour and Territory. T Notley, B Neilsen, N Rossiter (Eds) A project at the Institute for Culture & Society at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. (+Collaborative visualisation with Selena Savic)

Ganesh MI (2019) The difference that difference makes,  a comment on C. Ernst, J. Schröter, and A. Sudmann , ‘AI and the Imagination to Overcome Difference’,  in Spheres: The Spectre of AI, Issue #5. Leuphana University. (Journal comment + guest editing)

Ganesh MI (2019) Sutradhar complex. On Transmediale’s Affective Infrastructures Study Circle. In the Transmediale journal, D Dragona, I Seidler and K Gansing (Eds).

Blogging for Cyborgology. 2016-2018: The Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention II. On Time Well Spent and EthicsThe Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention.

Ganesh MI (2017) Entanglement:Machine Learning and Human Ethics in Driverless Car Crashes In APRJA:Machine Research, Vol 6, Issue 1, 2017. CU Andersen & G Cox (Eds). ISSN 2245-7755

Ganesh MI, Hankey S, Tuszynski M. (2016) The White Room. In Nervous Systems: Quantified Life and the Social Question. A Franke, S Hankey and M Tuszynski (Eds), Leipzig, Spector Books. More here.

Ganesh MI Deutsch J, Schulte J  (2016) Privacy, visibility, anonymity: Dilemmas in tech use by marginalised communities. Making All Voices Count (Eds) Brighton. IDS.

Hankey S, Longley T, Tuszynski M, Ganesh, MI (2014) Visualising Information for Advocacy, Berlin, Tactical Technology Collective

Ganesh MI (2011) Pulp Frictions In Law Like Love: Queer Perspectives on the Law, A Narrain & A Gupta (Eds) , New Delhi, Yoda.

Bhattacharjya M, Ganesh MI  (2011) Negotiating intimacy and harm: female internet users in Mumbai, India In Erotics: Sex, rights and the internet.  J SM Kee, K Fialova, CG Ramilo (Eds) for the Women’s Rights Program, Association for Progressive Communications.