Dr. Jussi Parikka
Dr. Jussi Parikka is a Professor at Winchester School of Art at University of Southampton and a Visiting Professor at FAMU at Academy of Performing Arts, Prague. He is the author of several books on media, ecology, and materiality, including Digital Contagions (2nd ed.2016), Insect Media (2010) and A Geology of Media (2015). In addition he has published books such as What is Media Archaeology? (2012) and A Slow Contemporary Violence (2016).
His co-edited volumes include Across and Beyond: A transmediale Reader on Post-digital Practices, Concepts, and Institutions (2016). The co-authored take on contemporary lab culture in art, design and humanities The Lab Book is out in 2020 as well as the co-edited volume Photography Off the Scale. At FAMU he leads the research project on Operational Images (2019-2023) that focuses on the transformation of photographic visual culture in context of environmental and automated images.