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Matthew Fuller

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PositionProfessor, Head of Centre for Cultural Studies
Email m.fuller (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7061

Matthew Fuller is Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London. With Usman Haque, he is co-author of 'Urban Versioning System v1.0' (ALNY) and with Andrew Goffey, of ‘Evil Media’ (MIT),  Editor of 'Software Studies, a lexicon' (MIT) and co-editor of the journal Computational Culture. He is involved in a number of projects in art, media and software and is the author of the forthcoming, 'How to Sleep, in art, biology and culture' (Bloomsbury). 

Teaching

Matt teaches the Software Studies module for MA Digital Culture and the option Media Philosophy.

Areas of supervision

He supervises PhD researchers in: new media, art, software studies, cultural ecology, design, cultural theory, and related areas. Proposals are welcome from those planning diverse forms of research.

Presentations and exhibitions

Mongrel
Artists collective
http://www.mongrel.org.uk

Media Shed Southend-on-Sea, UK
Free Media Space
http://www.mediashed.org

The Container Palmers Cross, Jamaica
Free Media Space
http://www.container-project.net/

I/O/D 1994-1997
Speculative software group
http://www.bak.spc.org/iod

Run-me
Software Art Repository
http://www.runme.org/

‘Convergence, the journal of new media’
http://www.luton.ac.uk/convergence/

Computational Culture

http://www.computationalculture.net/

Publications

Book

Evil Media
Fuller, Matthew and Goffey, Andrew. 2012. Evil Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-01785-5

Elephant & Castle
Fuller, Matthew. 2011. Elephant & Castle. Autonomedia. ISBN 9781570272257

Urban Versioning System v1.0.
Fuller, Matthew and Haque, Usman. 2008. Urban Versioning System v1.0. Architectural League of New York. ISBN 978-0-9800994-1-6

Media Ecologies, materialist energies in art and technoculture
Fuller, Matthew. 2005. Media Ecologies, materialist energies in art and technoculture. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-56226-3

Behind the Blip: essays on the culture of software
Fuller, Matthew. 2003. Behind the Blip: essays on the culture of software. New York: Autonomedia. ISBN 1570271399

Edited Book

Software Studies: a lexicon
Fuller, Matthew, ed. 2008. Software Studies: a lexicon. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, pp. 1-334. ISBN 978-0-262-06274-9

Book Section

Phrase
Fuller, Matthew and Goriunova, Olga. 2012. Phrase. In: Nina Wakeford and Celia Lury, eds. Inventive Methods, the Happening of the Social. London: Routledge, -. ISBN 978-0-415-57481-5

Boxes Towards Bananas
Fuller, Matthew. 2011. Boxes Towards Bananas. In: Mark Shepard, ed. Sentient City. New York: MIT Press / Architectural League of New York, -. ISBN 978-0-262-51586-3

The Cat Seemed to Think There was Enough of it Now in Sight
Fuller, Matthew. 2010. The Cat Seemed to Think There was Enough of it Now in Sight. In: Andreas Broeckman and knowbotic research, eds. OPAQUE PRESENCE: manual of latent invisibilitie. Berlin: Diaphanes. ISBN 978-3-03734-108-7

On the Usefulness of Anxiety, two Evil Media Stratagems
Fuller, Matthew and Goffey, Andrew. 2010. On the Usefulness of Anxiety, two Evil Media Stratagems. In: , ed. Sarai Reader: Fear. Delhi: Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, pp. 155-163.

Introduction, the Stuff of Software
Fuller, Matthew. 2008. Introduction, the Stuff of Software. In: Matthew Fuller, ed. Software Studies: A Lexicon. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press, pp. 1-13. ISBN 978-0-262-06274-9

Art methodologies in Media Ecology
Fuller, Matthew. 2008. Art methodologies in Media Ecology. In: Simon D. O'Sullivan and Stephen Zepke, eds. Deleuze, Guattari and The Production of the New. London: Continuum, pp. 45-55. ISBN 978-0826499530

Art for Animals
Fuller, Matthew. 2008. Art for Animals. In: Bernd Herzogengorath, ed. Deleuze/Guattari & Ecology. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 266-286. ISBN 9780230527447

Freaks of Number
Fuller, Matthew. 2006. Freaks of Number. In: G. Cox and J. Krysa, eds. Data Browser 2: Engineering Culture: One 'The Author as (Digital) Producer'. New York: Autonomedia, p. 15. ISBN 1570271704

Article

Digital Infrastructures and the Machinery of Topological Abstraction
Fuller, Matthew and Goffey, Andrew. 2012. Digital Infrastructures and the Machinery of Topological Abstraction. Theory, Culture & Society, 29(4-5), pp. 311-333. ISSN 0263-2764

Personal Web searching in the age of semantic capitalism: Diagnosing the mechanisms of personalisation
Feuz, Martin; Fuller, Matthew and Stalder, Felix. 2011. Personal Web searching in the age of semantic capitalism: Diagnosing the mechanisms of personalisation. First Monday, 16(2), 0-0. ISSN 1396-0466

Faulty Theory
Fuller, Matthew. 2011. Faulty Theory. Fibreculture Journal(118), pp. 69-81.

Feral Computing, from ubiquitous calculation to wild interactions
Fuller, Matthew and Matos, Sonia. 2011. Feral Computing, from ubiquitous calculation to wild interactions. Fibreculture Journal(19), -.

Art Object

Digger Barley
Fuller, Matthew. 2009. Digger Barley.

Film/Video

Requiem for Cod
Fuller, Matthew and Harwood, Graham. 2010. Requiem for Cod.

Performance

500 Slogans
Fuller, Matthew. 2009. 500 Slogans. In: "Moving Forest", Transmediale, Germany, 2009.

Show/Exhibition

Text FM
Fuller, Matthew and Harwood, Graham. 2002. Text FM. In: "Text FM", Vienna Public Square, Mariahilferstrasse, Institute for New Culture Technologies, Vienna/Austria, Austria, 1/15/2002 - 5/30/2002.