Jussi Parikka

Jussi Parikka teaches and writes on the cultural theory and history of new media. He is Reader in Media Theory & History at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. He is also the co-director of the recently founded Anglia Research Centre in Digital Culture (ArcDigital). Parikka's Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses is published by Peter Lang, New York, Digital Formations-series (2007). Parikka published Insect Media (University of Minnesota Press), which focuses on the media theoretical and historical interconnections of biology and technology and co-edited the following books: The Spam Book: On Viruses, Porn, and Other Anomalies from the Dark Side of Digital Culture (Hampton Press) and Media Archaeologies (University of California Press).



Journal Articles

Leonardo Reviews

Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive by Jodi Dean. Polity Press, Cambridge, U.K., 2010. 140 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7456-4969-6; ISBN: 978-0-7456-4970-2

June 2011
Leonardo Reviews

Affect and Artificial Intelligence by Elizabeth A. Wilson. University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, 2010. In Vivo The Cultural Mediations of Biomedical Science Series. 200 pp., illus. Trade, paper. ISBN: 780295990514; ISBN: 978-0-295-99047-7

April 2012
Leonardo Reviews

Remodeling Communication: From WWII to the WWW by Gary Genosko. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, 2012. 161 pp. ISBN-13: 978-1-4426-4434-2

February 2013
Leonardo Reviews

The Container Principle: How a Box Changes the Way We Think

April 2016
Leonardo Reviews

Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

October 2016

Fantasies of the Library

February 2018
Leonardo Reviews

Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

October 2018
Leonardo Reviews

Weather as Medium: Toward a Meteorological Art

October 2019
Leonardo Reviews

The Allure of Machinic Life: Cybernetics, Artificial Life, and the New AI by John Johnston. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2008. 494 pp., illus. Trade. ISBN: 978-0-262-10126-4

February 2010
Theoretical Perspective

Zombie Media: Circuit Bending Media Archaeology into an Art Method

October 2012
Leonardo Reviews

Premediation: Affect and Mediality after 9/11 by Richard Grusin. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, U.K., 2010. 208 pp. ISBN: 978-0-230-24251-7; 978-0-230-24252-4

June 2011

Online Reviews

April 2019
by Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin, Editors
April 2017