Publications

CULTURE JOURNALISM + ESSAYS

"Voices From the Beyond." Noema Magazine (9 September 2021).

"Recoding the Master's Tools: Artists Remake Systems of Oppression and Extraction in Technology." National Endowment of the Arts - Tech as Art Field Scan Commissioned Essay. 

"Prosthetic Memories, Writing Machines." Noema Magazine (3 December 2020).

"The Post-Pandemic Style.Slate (19 April 2020).

"Ghost Hands, Player Pianos, and the Hidden History of A.I.Los Angeles Review of Books (5 October 2019).

"Sing On, Vocal Deepfakes." Slate: Future Tense (16 August 2019). 

"How Phones Taps and Swipes Train Us to Be Better Consumers." Wired (10 July 2019). 

"Stanford art historian uncovers commodity culture in Mondrian's legacy." Stanford News (9 July 2014).

ACADEMIC JOURNALS

"Catching the Ghost: The Digital Gaze of Motion Capture."

 Journal of Visual Culture vol. 18, no. 3 (December 2019).

“Animating the City: Street Art, Blu and the Poetics of Visual Encounter”

Animation: an interdisciplinary journal 8 (November 2013).

“Records that Play: The Present Past in Sampling Practice.”

Popular Music vol. 28, no. 2 (2009).

OTHER WRITING

Review: DJ Shadow, "The Mountain Will Fall." American Music 36:2 (Summer 2018)

Street Art,” In Media Res: A MediaCommons Project (Jan 26-30, 2015)

“Melos Opsis Lexis.” The Chicago School of Media Theory (2006)

Presentations

"A Poetics of Mediated Movement." Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous, 

University of San Francisco" (10 July 2019).

"Digital Automata: Art and Machine Learning in Galatea 2.2, DeepDream, and Sunspring."

American Comparative Literature Conference, UCLA (March 29-April 1, 2018).

"Catching the Ghost: Motion Capture and the Body Recorded."

Society of Cinema and Media Atudies Conference, Chicago, IL (March 22-26, 2017).

“Tracing Electronic Gesture: A Poetics of Mediated Movement.”

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (March 16, 2016).

“Whither Gesture.”  

Choreotech: Conference for Research on Choreographic Interfaces.

Brown University, Providence, RI (March 4-5, 2016).

“From Playback to Play: Digital Music and Gestural Invention.”

The Material Imagination: Sound, Space and Human Consciousness,

Stanford Humanities Center Research Workshop, Stanford, CA (June 3, 2016).

“Bodies in Motion: Gesturing Bodies in Early Film & Motion Capture.”

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference,

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (18-20 March, 2016).

“Tracing Electronic Gesture: A Poetics of Mediated Movement.”

Stanford Humanities Center Fellows Colloquium, Stanford, CA (Feb 16, 2016).

“From Playback to Play: Digital Music and Gestural Invention.”

Society of Cinema and Media Studies, Montreal, Canada (March 25-29, 2015).

“Groove Feeling: Posthuman Bodies in Hip-Hop’s Sonic Territories”

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, New York University, NY (March 21-23, 2014).

“Animating the City: Street Art and the Poetics of Encounter.”

The Graphic Narrative Project, Stanford Humanities Center Workshop, Stanford, CA (Oct 2, 2013).

“Audiovisualizations: Musical Screens and the Sound Image.”

Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, IL (March 6-10, 2013).

“Body & Being under the Big Top,”

Circus for Community Building and Social Change (Jan 22, 2013).

“Muto: Urban Space as Spectacular Encounter.”

Society of Cinema and Media Studies, Boston, MA (March 21-25, 2012).

“The Circus Body and the Metronome of Taylorism.”

Modernist Studies Association 13: Structures of Innovation, Buffalo, NY (Oct. 6-9, 2011).

“Turntablism: Embodying Posthuman Agency.”

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association 109th Annual Conference, Scripps College, Claremont, CA (Nov 5-6, 2011).

"Carnivalesque Bodies: A History of the Circus." Soto House, Stanford, CA (April 10, 2011).