Joanna Zylinska
Professor of New Media and Communications

Joanna Zylinska is a writer, lecturer, artist and curator, working on digital culture, artificial intelligence, photography and the planetary ecological crisis. Professor of New Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London, she is the author of seven books – including The End of Man: A Feminist Counterapocalypse (University of Minnesota Press, 2018, open access version available), Nonhuman Photography (MIT Press, 2017) and Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene (Open Humanities Press, 2014, open access version available). She is also a translator of Stanislaw Lem’s philosophical treatise, Summa Technologiae (Minnesota UP, 2013). In 2013 Joanna was Artistic Director of Transitio_MX05 ‘Biomediations’, the biggest Latin American new media festival, which took place in Mexico City. Her own art practice involves experimenting with different kinds of photomedia. She is currently working on a new project on hydromedia as well as exploring the relationship between extinction and technical obsolescence in relation to the recent developments in AI.