Tag: gender

Language rules


geniwate writes along with sexless software agents and dismantles the gender politics of the programming man and his machine.

Writing as a Woman: Annie Abrahams' e-writing


Is there such a thing as womens’ writng? Or, for that matter, womens’ media? Elisabeth Joyce moves through the work of Annie Abrahams and writes against restrictive domestications of electronic media.

"With each project I find myself reimagining what cinema might be": An Interview with Zoe Beloff


Jussi Parikka interviews artist Zoe Beloff about her relationship to the emerging set of interdisciplinary theories and methodologies known as media archaeology. In way of response, Beloff discusses some past works, including: Lost (1995), Shadow Land (2000), Claire and Don in Slumberland (2002), Charming Augustine (2005), The Somnambulists (2008), and The Dream Films (2009).

Critical Code Studies Conference - Week Four Discussion


In Week 4, Critical Code Studies contributors kept the magic alive as they discussed Wendy Hui Kyong Chun’s “On Sourcery and Source Codes,” the first chapter of her forthcoming Programmed Visions: Software and Memory. Informed by Chun’s psychoanalytic reading and her awareness of the materiality of code work, the conversation deals with fetishism, gender, genetics, and performativity in ways both abstract and tangible.



Rob Swigart’s “Seeking” is a clever and funny story whose roots lie in the materialization of internet interdating connections. Moving through the technological and media reductions of desire, Swigart parallels the overarching theme of “seeking” with a form that is itself punctuated with questions.

Feminism, Geography, and Chandra Mohanty


Julie Cupples reviews a retrospective collection of essays by Chandra Mohanty on the geopolitics of gender and race.

Stitching Together Narrative, Sexuality, Self: Shelley Jackson's Patchwork Girl


George Landow reviews Patchwork Girl by Shelley Jackson.