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.

Publications (2011-2020)

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

Goatley W, Ganesh MI ( 2021) “Echo” In K Klingan, N Houde, J Schindler (Eds) Das Neue Alphabet (The New Alphabet). Leipzig, Spector Books.

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).

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. (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).

Ganesh, MI (2019) You auto-complete me: Romancing the bot. In Deepdives B Datta and R K Padte (Eds) Mumbai, Point of View.

Ganesh MI (2019) Tipping the scale: Notes on the topologies of big data platforms. In Platform Politick for the Policy Frameworks for Digital Platforms: From Openness to Inclusion project.  A Gurumurthy, D Bharthur and N Chami (Eds). Bangalore, IT for Change.

Ganesh MI (2018) A-Words: Accountability, Automation, Agency, AI in The State of Responsible IoT Report 2018 P Bihr, S Höher and M Krüger (Eds).

Ganesh MI  (2018) It’s Not You, it’s Your Data: Trust, Identity and Fintech. Cyborgology. 24 April 2018.

Ganesh MI (2018) The Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention II. On Time Well Spent and Ethics. Cyborgology. 15 February 2018.

Ganesh MI (2018) The Center for Humane Technology Doesn’t Want Your Attention. Cyborgology. 9 February 2018. (Blog post)

Ganesh MI (2018) Technologies of Identity in Digital India: Fintech, Aadhaar and Contesting Identities In Our Data Our Selves,  Tactical Technology Collective (Eds)

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  (2016) Guest Editor. ARROW’s annual bulletin on Sexuality, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and the Internet. Published by ARROW.

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

Ganesh MI and Hankey  S (2016) From ‘information activism’ to the ‘politics of data’ in Fibrecultures. Entanglements: Activism and Technology. Issue 24.

Ganesh MI and Deutch, J (2015) Being LGBTQ online and offline in Kenya. In GISWatch Sexual Rights and the Internet, Alan Finlay (Ed) for the Association for Progressive Communications.

Ganesh MI and Sobliye G (2015) The challenges of communicating gender. In Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences, B Tauke, C Smith & B Davis (Eds). Routledge.

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.

Ganesh MI (2011) Mobile love videos make me feel healthy: Rethinking ICTs in Development. S Jolly, K Hawkins, A Cornwall (Eds – at various points) IDS Working Paper 352, Brighton: IDS.