Sean Cubitt

Sean Cubitt is Professor of Film and Television at Goldsmiths, University of London. Previously Professor of Screen and Media Studies at the University of Waikato, New Zealand and Professor of Media Arts at Liverpool John Moores University, he is the author of Timeshift: On Video Culture (Comedia/Routledge, 1991), Videography: Video Media as Art and Culture (Macmillans/St Martins Press, 1993), Digital Aesthetics (Theory, Culture and Society/Sage, 1998), Simulation and Social Theory (Theory, Culture and Society/ Sage, 2001), The Cinema Effect (MIT Press) as well as coeditor of Relive: Media Art Histories (MIT Press), Aliens R Us: Postcolonial Science Fiction with Ziauddin Sardar for Pluto Press, and The Third Text Reader with Rasheed Araeen and Ziauddin Sardar for Athlone/Continuum. He has also curated video and new media exhibitions and authored videos, courseware and creative hypertext. He can be contacted at

Books and Journal Articles

The Practice of Light
A Genealogy of Visual Technologies from Prints to Pixels
Media Art Histories
Leonardo Reviews

Marcel Duchamp

February 2002