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Jussi Parikka

is a professor of technological culture and aesthetics at the Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton). His publications have addressed a variety of topics relevant to a critical understanding of network culture and the aesthetics and media archaeology of the digital, including the media-ecology trilogy Digital Contagions (2007, 2nd updated edition 2016), Insect Media and most recently, A Geology of Media (2010 and 2015 repectively), which addresses the environmental waste load of technical media culture. In addition, Parikka has published What is Media Archaeology (2012) and edited various books, including Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History (2015, with Joasia Krysa) on the Finnish media-art pioneer Erkki Kurenniemi. http:// jussiparikka.net
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