Bookshelf

  • "Contemporary Art, Activism, and Symbolic Value," Journal of Visual Culture (2021).

  • “Integrities: The Salvage of Abu Simbel," Grey Room 50 (Winter 2013), 6-44.

  • “Rendering: On Experience and Experiment” in Design Technics: Archaeologies of Architectural Practice Ed. Zeynep Çelik Alexander and John J. May. University of Minnesota Press, 2019; 1-44.

  • "Arrested in the Moment of Dying: Science, Fiction, and the Reality Effect of Reprinting", American Literature, Volume 90, Number 3, September 2018

  • "Kant’s Magic Lantern: Historical Epistemology and Media Archaeology", Representations, vol. 115, no. 1, 2011

  • "Psychic Television", Critical Inquiry 31 (Spring 2005)

  • “Nature Caught In The Act,” Comparative Critical Studies, Vol. 6.3, October 2009. 

  • “What Does It Mean To Call Film an Art?” in Rancière and Film, ed. Paul Bowman, Edinburgh University Press, 2013. 

  • “Cinematic Assemblies: Latour and Film Studies.” Latour and the Humanities. Eds. Rita Felski and Stephen Muecke. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. 300-327.

  • "Cruel Attachments, Tender Counterpoints: Configuring the Collective in Michael Haneke’s The White Ribbon." Discourse, vol. 38 no. 2, 2016, 142-172.

  • “Gods, German Scholars, and the Gift of Greece: Friedrich Kittler’s Philhellenic Fantasies.” Theory, Culture & Society, vol. 23, no. 7–8, Dec. 2006, 111–134.

  • “Baroque Out of Focus: The Question of Mediation in Wölfflin,” New German Critique 45.1 (February 2018), pp. 79-109.

  • “The Larkin’s Architectural Technologies of Trust,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 77.3 (September 2018): 300-318.

  • "Terminal Radiance," in Unwatchable, eds. Nicholas Baer, Maggie Hennefeld and Laura Horak, Rutgers Univ. Press, 2019

  • “May Day Supermarket: Crisis, Impasse, Medium.” Critical Inquiry, vol. 44, no. 4, June 2018, pp. 745–65.

  •  “Medium Theory; or, ‘The War of the Worlds’ at Regular Intervals.” Current Anthropology, vol. 60, no. 5, Oct. 2019, pp. 656–73. DOI.org (Crossref), doi:10.1086/705345.

  • "Picture Industry." Artforum International 56, no. 4 (December 2017): 188-189.

  • "The Phantasmagoric Dispositif: An Assembly of Bodies and Images in Real Time and Space." Grey Room 62 (Winter 2016): 42-71.

  • "The Inevitability of Teleology: From le Dispositif to Apparatus Theory to Dispositifs Plural." Recherches sémiotiques, volume 31, number 1-2-3, 2011, 45–58.

  •  “Acoustic multinaturalism: the value of nature and the nature of music in ecomusicology.” 2016. Boundary 2, 43(1), 107-141

  • “Notes on Practices of Musical Exchange in Colombia.” July – September 2009. Special number of Popular Communication on Latin America, Vol. 7. No. 3, pp. 158-168.

  • “Biomusic,” Grey Room 45 (Fall 2011): 128-150.

  • “‘My Mind Split Open’: Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable,' Grey Room 08 (Summer 2002): 80-107.

  • “Nose-to-Nose with a Mutant: UFO Photography,” in Imponderable: The Archives of Tony Oursler (Zurich: LUMA Foundation, 2015), 495-501.

  • “Laughter in an Ungoverned Sphere: Comicality in Early Cinema and Web 2.0,” in Paul Flaig and Katherine Groo, eds., New Silent Cinema (AFI Film Reader) (New York: Routledge, 2015), 294-314

  • “‘The Art of Diddling: Slapstick, Science, and Anti-Modernism in the Films of Charley Bowers,” in Daniel Goldmark and Charlie Keil, eds., Funny Pictures: Animation and Comedy in Studio-Era Hollywood (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011), 191-210 

  • "Promising Forms: The Political Aesthetics of Infrastructures." InThe Promise of Infrastructure, ed. Nikhil Anand, Hannah Appel and Akhil Gupta eds. (Durham NC: Duke University Press): 175-202.

  • Techniques of Inattention: The Mediality of Loudspeakers in Nigeria. Anthropology Quarterly 87(4): 989-1

  • "Wittgenstein in the Machine." Critical Inquiry 47 (3): 425-455.

  • "The Dialectic of the University: His Master's Voice," Grey Room, 60 (Summer 2015) : 82-109.

  • "Unfolded, Not Opened: On Bernhard Siegert's Cultural Techniques," Grey Room, 62 (Winter 2016): 102-115.

  • "Destruction or dialectics: Other iconoclasms and the new heritage culture industry." 2020. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 10 (3): 980-984.

  • "Mediation, the Political Task: Between Language and Violence in Contemporary South Africa," Current Anthropology 58, no. S15 (February 2017): S123-S134.

  • "Seeing in the Dark" in For Ever More Images? (Onassis Foundation: 2019).

  • "Shadow and impress: Ethnography, film, and the task of writing history in the space of South Africa's deindustrialization." History and Theory. 57. 102-125.

  • 'Theses on the New Offentlichkeit,' revise, in English. Grey Room, 51: 94-111.

  • Filmi Jagat, A Scrapbook: Shared Universe of Early Hindi Cinema. With K Bhaumik and R Allana. New Delhi: Art Heritage & Niyogi Books.

  • "Somewhere between Human, Nonhuman, and Woman: Shanta Apte’s Theory of Exhaustion," Feminist Media Histories (2020) 6.3: 21–51.

  • “Architecture: Out of Place—Arata Isozaki’s Electric Labyrinth,” in Place and Displacement: Exhibiting Architecture, ed. Thordis Arrhenius, Mari Lending, Wallis Miller and Jérémie McGowan (Zürich: Lars Muller Publishers, 2014): 21-39.

  • "Earthlike,” Grey Room 65 (Fall 2016): 6-35.