is an independent curator, critic and writer concerned with issues of media history, representation, and technology. He lectures internationally about the cultural impact of digital media, the transformation of representation, and communication in interactive and networked environments. He co-organized the international symposium Ideologies of Technology at the Dia Center for the Arts (and co-edited the book available from Bay Press: Culture on the Brink: Ideologies of Technology) and co-curated the exhibition Iterations: The New Image at the International Center of Photography and edited the book published by MIT Press. As a theorist of contemporary media, he has curated exhibitions and has contributed extensively to numerous print and net publications, including San Francisco Camerawork, Afterimage, Artforum, Art and Text, Telepolis, and adaweb. He is currently writing a study of the relationships between technology and photography called Photography, Technology and Representation (forthcoming from Manchester University Press), edited Electronic Culture: Technology and Visual Representation (Aperture), collecting essays on the social impact of digital technology, and working in curatorial collaboratives for exhibitions in New York (Formulations) and Helsinki.
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