Joanna Zylinska is Professor of New Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London. A cultural theorist writing on new technologies and new media, ethics and art, she is the author of five books – most recently, Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene (Open Humanities Press, 2014), Life after New Media: Mediation as a Vital Process (with Sarah Kember; MIT Press, 2012) and Bioethics in the Age of New Media (MIT Press, 2009). She is also a fine art photographer.
Together with Clare Birchall, Gary Hall and Open Humanities Press, she runs the JISC-funded project Living Books about Life – consisting of a series of co-edited, electronic open access books about life which provide a bridge between the humanities and the sciences. Joanna is one of the Editors of Culture Machine, an international open-access journal of culture and theory, and a curator of its sister project, Photomediations Machine. She combines her philosophical writings with photographic art practice. Her current projects involve photographing media entanglements and writing a book titled Nonhuman Photography.
At Goldsmiths, University of London, she teaches the courses Media Arts and Technology and Cultural Form: Debates, Models, Dialogues.