Words in Books

Books: Author

2021 Art in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, published by Lund Humphries, United Kingdom. Part of the New Horizons in Contemporary Art Series. [Forthcoming.]

2021 The Artificial and the Real, published by Art Metropole, Toronto. [Forthcoming.]

2019 Seeing, Naming, Knowing, published by The Brooklyn Rail. (PDF Linked). Designed by Mike Tully. Translated into Spanish by Diego Gerard in Mexico City and published as Ver, Nombrar, Saber by diSONARE.

2017 Fear Indexing the X-Files, co-authored with Steven Warwick, published by Primary Information, New York, NY. (PDF Linked).

Books and Publications: Editor

2021 Editor-in-Residence, Topical Cream.

2021 Editorial Lead, HOLO Annual.

2014-Present Rhizome, Contributing Editor (2014-2017); Acting Editor (2017); Special Projects Editor (2018-Present). Commissioned and mentored emerging and established writers of criticism on contemporary digital art practices for publication.

2020 Editor, Making Pictures with Generative Adversarial Networks by Casey Reas, published by Anteism Press. Further authored introduction of this primer on making images and training GANs in artistic practice. Project supported by Google’s Artist and Machine Intelligence Group.

2019 – 2020 Editor, Forces of Art: Research From a Global Perspective. Editorial Board: Serubiri Moses; Nora Khan; Carin Kuoni, Editor-in-Chief. Edited chapters within “Methodologies, Digital Technologies and Co-Production.”

2018 Editor, “What’s To Be Done?” Managed and produced special magazine, with Richard Turley + Weiden & Kennedy, for Rhizome. Created editorial program: conducted interviews with Paul Ford, Fred Turner, Miranda July, Martine Syms, Claire Evans, Kate Ray and Tracy Chou; commissioned original work by Paul Ford annotating their code; surveyed hundreds of readers on the state of their digital lives, edited to print.

Books, Commissioned Essays: Author,

2021 On Raphael Hefti, Salutary Failures, Lenz Press, on occasion of Kunsthalle Basel solo exhibition. Translated into German. Invited by Fabian Schöneich. Forthcoming.

2021 “At the frontier of land and sea,” on Jakob Steensen’s Liminal Lands, Luma Foundation. Translated into French. Invited by Vassilis Oikonomopoulos, Senior Curator. Forthcoming.

2021 “Towards a Poetics of Artificial Superintelligence,” revised for 2020, in Atlas of Anomalous AI, edited by Kenric McDowell and Ben Vickers. Published by Ignota Books.

2020 “Narrating the World,” monograph in Collective Intelligence, Agnieszka Kurant. MIT and Sternberg Press.

2019 “Imagining Their Belief,” in artist Jeremy Shaw’s Quantification Trilogy Reader, published by Information Office. Translated into German.

2019 “Towards Universal Pattern Recognition,” Jeremy Shaw, published by Centre Pompidou and Swiss Institute, Exhibition Catalogue for Phase Shifting Index, Centre Pompidou. Translated into French.

2019 “Notes on Disassociative Systems,” in Low Form: Imaginaries and Visions in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, CURA Books, MAXXI Museum, Rome, Italy.

2019 “Spiritual Debts,” for Agnieszka Polska, The Demon’s Brain, Cornerhouse Publicatoins. Translated into German.

2018 “Past the Incomputable,” in Entangled Realities: Living with Artificial Intelligence, HeK Basel.

2018 “Acquisition: God Object; Acquisition: Source Code,” in Sondra Perry: Typhoon Coming On, published by Serpentine Galleries and Koenig Books. Commissioned by curators Hans Ulrich Obrist and Amira Gad. Alongside essays by Elizabeth Alexander, Hito Steyerl, Soyoung Yoon, and Hannah Black.

2018 “Young Ancient,” in Emissaries Guide to Worlding, Ian Cheng, published by Serpentine Galleries, Koenig Books, and Fondazion Sandretto Rebaudengo. Commissioned by curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and Rebecca Lewis.

2018 “Simulating Control,” in Becoming Dangerous, published by Fiction and Feeling, UK.

2017 “Moving Past Eyelessness,” in If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen With Your Eyes, Katja Novitskova, published by Sternberg Press on the occasion of representing Estonia in the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

2016 Dawn Mission, artist’s book by Katja Novitskova, for Novitskova’s solo exhibition, Dawn Mission, Kunstverein in Hamburg, and published by Mousse Publishing.