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Authors | Jussi Parikka

Jussi Parikka is a media theorist and Reader in Media & Design at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. He is also Docent at University of Turku, Finland. Parikka's books include What is Media Archaeology? (2012), Insect Media (2010) and Digital Contagions (2007). He has edited such books as Media Archaeology (with Erkki Huhtamo, 2011), The Spam Book (with Tony Sampson, 2009) and Medianatures (2011) as well as a collection of Wolfgang Ernst's writings (2011). Parikka blogs at

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An Interview with Jussi Parikka

Jussi Parikka is a new media theorist and one of the preeminent scholars currently developing the innovative field of media archaeology. His recent books include an edited volume of Wolfgang Ernst’s writings entitled Digital Memory and the Archive (2013), What is Media Archaeology? (2012), Media Archaeology: Approaches, Applications, and Implications (2011, edited with Erkki Huhtamo), Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology (2010), and Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses (2007). Within these books and his other prolific writings, Parrika constructs a menagerie of philosophical insights concerning key pillars of digital culture: networks, the archive, biotechnology, and the logics (and illogics) of technical media.