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I am an Assistant Professor in Media Studies and Research Creation at the Université de Montréal. My primary interests are in media histories, materialities, and aesthetics; culture and technological innovation; and urban media studies. My current research centers on media histories of authentication, or the technical ways we inscribe and circulate information about who and what is “real.” I’m also part of a research collaboration with artists and scientists that develops speculative prototypes of nano-optical materials, images, and interfaces. In previous projects I engaged with questions of national identities, citizenship, and site-specific art, and these were central themes of my first book, Polish Media Art in an Expanded Field (Intellect/University of Chicago Press, 2016). Finally, after some years working in publishing, including  as the Managing Editor of PUBLIC in Toronto and in various positions with Continuum (now Bloomsbury) in New York, I have developed an interest in the material forms and practices of creative and arts publishing today, including analog revivals, digital platforms, and the “artisanal web.” I am a co-director of the Artefact Lab.

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