Dr. Jussi Parikka is a media theorist and Professor at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. His books and articles have analysed accidents and dark sides of network culture as well as digital audiovisual culture. Parikka’s Insect Media-book won the 2012 SCMS Anne Friedberg award for Innovative Scholarship. He also writes on media archaeology and his What is Media Archaeology? was published by Polity Press. Following the short book The Anthrobscene (2014), he published A Geology of Media (2015) and Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History (co-edited with Joasia Krysa, 2015). With Ryan Bishop, Parikka is the founding director of the new research group Archaeologies of Media and Technology (AMT).