Media theorist, writer and lecturer specialising in technological culture and aesthetic at Southampton University’s Winchester School of Art.
Jussi Parikka (Finland, 1976) is Professor in Technological Culture and Aesthetics at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. He is also visiting professor at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, where he heads the Operational Images and Visual Culture project (2019-2023). His work addresses a wide range of topics that contribute to a critical understanding of network culture, aesthetics and media archaeology in contemporary society, as well as the politics and history of new media, cultural analysis of new materialism, and media theory. his books include the media ecology trilogy Digital Contagions (2006), Insect Media (2010) and A Geology of Media (2015), as well as A Slow, Contemporary Violence: Damaged Environments of Technological Culture (2016) and Remain (2019), co-written with Ioana B. Jucan and Rebecca Schneider. His latest project, co-edited with Tomás Dvořák, is Photography Off the Scale (2021).