Reading list

Books I’ve read/am reading relevant to my science/art/literature practice

March 2014

Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort (2003), The New Media Reader

Lev Manovich (2001), The Language of New Media (Leonardo Books)

Kristine Stiles and Peter Selz (2012), Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists’ Writings (Second Edition, Revised and Expanded by Kristine Stiles)

Pablo Ruiz (2014), Four Cold Chapters on the Possibility of Literature: (Leading Mostly to Borges and Oulipo) (Scholarly Series)

Rachel Greene (2004), Internet Art (World of Art)

April 2014

Kimberly Bohman-Kalaja (2007), Reading Games: An Aesthetics of Play in Flann O’Brien, Samuel Beckett, and Georges Perec

Astrid Ensslin (2014), Literary Gaming

Various (2012), Art and Atoms (Leonardo ebook series)

May 2014

Mark O’Connell (2014), Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral Fame, and the History of the Worst Thing Ever (Kindle Single)

Various (2014), Water Is in the Air: Physics, Politics, and Poetics of Water in the Arts (Leonardo ebook series)

Edward Shanken (2009), Art and Electronic Media (Themes & Movements)

Astra Taylor (2014), The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age

Robert Faludi (2011), Building Wireless Sensor Networks: with ZigBee, XBee, Arduino, and Processing

Chad Harbach, ed. (2014), MFA vs NYC: The Two Cultures of American Fiction

Walter Benjamin (1968), Illuminations: Essays and Reflections

June 2014

Sharon Louden (2013), Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

Rosanne Somerson (2013), The Art of Critical Making: Rhode Island School of Design on Creative Practice

Sarah Thornton (2009), Seven Days in the Art World

To read

Arthur I. Miller (2014), Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Redefining Contemporary Art

Charlie Gere (2009), Digital Culture

Karan Barad (2007), Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning

Mary Midgeley (2013), Science and Poetry (Routledge Classics)

Antony Hudek (2014), The Object (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)

Lars Bang Larsen (2014), Networks (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)

Jeffrey Kastner (2012), Nature (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)

Amelia Groom (2013), Time (Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art)

Warren Motte, Jr. (1995), Playtexts: Ludics in Contemporary Literature (Stages)

Christiane Paul (2008), Digital Art, 2nd (World of Art)

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg (2014), Synthetic Aesthetics: Investigating Synthetic Biology’s Designs on Nature

Various (2014), Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks (Leonardo ebook series)

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