An essay in Triple Canopy on the post-pandemic exchange of faces for interfaces, suits for sweats, presence for liveness, and freedom for safety.
An essay on the artist Angela Bulloch, fantasies and disappointments of virtual life, the relatability of automatons, Jungian archetypes in marketing guides, and the transformation of cities into templates from computer-aided-design programs.
A response to the question: why (more) Katy Perry? A lecture, illustrated with chart-toppers, on the use of consumer-behavior data and neurobiology research in the production of pop songs that are guaranteed to be pleasing to as many listeners as possible.
An essay on the myths made by institutions and artists.
An essay on representations of the people in art and populist movements.
A fiction on the cult of instruction.
A conversation with artist David Horvitz about the standardization of time, space, and communication—and the ways in which we can resist and evade standardization by attending to the rhythms of our bodies (as well as the auditory landscapes of nineteenth-century villages).