Tony D Sampson

Tony D Sampson

Tony D Sampson

Tony D Sampson is a critical theorist with an interest in philosophies of media technology and neurocultures. His publications include The Spam Book, coedited with Jussi Parikka (Hampton Press, 2009),Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks (University of Minnesota Press, 2012), The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) and Affect and Social Media: Emotion, Mediation, Anxiety and Contagion, coedited with Darren Ellis and Stephen Maddison (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018). His next book - A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media - will be published by Polity Press in 2020. In addition to his published work Tony is the host and organizer of the Affect and Social Media international conferences in east London and a co-founder of the public engagement initiative the Cultural Engine Research Group. He currently works as a reader in digital media cultures and communication at the University of East London in the UK.

Festival edition: 
2019

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