Books & Articles

A list of interesting books and articles about New Media and beyond.

General: New Media, Art, Design

  • Benjamin, Walter. The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. 1935.

Creative Coding

  • Maeda, John.

Digital Fabrication

  • Gershenfeld, Neil, Alan Gershenfeld, and Joel Gutcher-Gershenfeld. Designing Reality: How to Survive and Thrive in the Third Digital Revolution. 2017

Games & Play

Interactive Art

Interaction Design

  • Norman, Donald, A. The Design of Everyday Things. Doubleday Books. 1990.

Media Archaeology

  • Huhtamo, Erkki and Jussi Parikka (Eds.). Media Archaeology: Approaches, Applications, and Implications. University of California Press, 2011.
  • Parikka, Jussi. What is Media Archaeology?
  • Zielinski, Siegfried. Deep Time of the Media: Toward an Archaeology of Hearing and Seeing by Technical Mean. The MIT Press, 2008.

Media and the Environment

  • Crawford, Kate and Vladan Joler. Anatomy of an AI System. 2018
  • Crawford, Kate. Atlas of AI. Yale University Press. 2021
  • Parikka, Jussi. Geology of Media

NFTs, Blockchains, Cryptoart

Physical Computing & Electronics

  • O’Sullivan, Dan and Tom Igoe. Physical Computing: Sensing and Controlling the Physical World with Computers. 2004

Thesis Writing

  • Eco, Umberto. How to Write a Thesis. MIT Press. 2015.
  • Vis, Dirk. Research for People Who Think They Would Rather Create. ‎Onomatopee Projects. 2021