|Based in||London, United Kingdom|
Matthew Fuller is a writer, artist and Professor of Cultural Studies at the Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is known for his writings in media theory, software studies, cultural studies, and contemporary fiction. Until September 2006, he was responsible for the Media Design Research programme at Piet Zwart Institute along with Femke Snelting, and worked as Course Director for the Media Design programme. He has collaborated with a number of art collectives, including I/O/D (as a member), Mongrel, MediaShed, and The Container Project. He lives in London. (2019)
- editor, Flyposter Frenzy: Posters from the Anticopyright Network, Working Press, 1992, 104 pp.
- editor, Unnatural: Techno-Theory for a Contaminated Culture, Underground, 1994, 150 pp.
- co-editor, README! Filtered by NETTIME: ASCII Culture and the Revenge of Knowledge, New York: Autonomedia, 1999, 556 p.
- Behind The Blip. Essays On The Culture Of Software, New York: Autonomedia, 2003, 165 pp.
- Media Ecologies. Materialist Energies In Art And Technoculture, Cambridge/London: MIT Press, 2005, 265 pp.
- Softness: Interrogability; General Intellect, Art Methodologies in Software, Huddersfield: Huddersfield University/Digital Research Unit, 2006; repr., Aarhus: Center for Digital Æstetik-forskning, 2006, 49 pp. Originally given as a talk at the ISEA in Helsinki in 2004
- with Usman Haque, Urban Versioning System v1.0, Architectural League of New York, 2008.
- editor, Software Studies: A Lexicon, MIT Press, 2008, 334 pp.
- with Andrew Goffey, Evil Media, MIT Press, 2012, 235 pp.
- How To Be a Geek: Essays on the Culture of Software, Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2017, x+233 pp. Collected essays 2011-2016.
- How to Sleep: The Art, Biology and Culture of Unconsciousness, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018, 192 pp.
- with Olga Goriunova, Bleak Joys: Aesthetics of Ecology and Impossibility, University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming 2019, 232 pp. 
- ATM, London and Milan: Shake, 2000, 108 pp.  
- Elephant & Castle, Autonomedia, 2011, 160 pp. 
- More, cont.
Papers, book chapters
- "It looks like you're writing a letter: Microsoft Word", Nettime, 5 Sep 2000.
- "Behind the Blip: Software as Culture", Nettime, 7 Jan 2002.
- "Freaks of Number", in Engineering Culture: On 'The Author as (Digital) Producer', eds. Geoff Cox and Joasia Krysa, New York: Autonomedia, 2005, pp 161-175.
- "Monstres mathématiques (Freaks of Number)", in Art ++, ed. David-Olivier Lartigaud, Orléans: HYX, 2011, pp 302-315. (French)
- with Andrew Goffey, "Towards an Evil Media Studies", in The Spam Book, eds. Jussi Parikka and Tony Sampson, Hampton Press, 2009, pp 141-159. Written Mar 2007.
- with Andrew Goffey, "On the Usefulness of Anxiety: Two Evil Media Stratagems", in Sarai Reader 08: Fear, eds. Monica Narula, et al., Delhi: Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 2010, pp 156-163.
- "The Cat Seemed to Think There was Enough of It Now in Sight", in Opaque Presence: Manual of Latent Visibility, eds. Andreas Broeckmann and Knowbotic Research, Zurich: diaphanes, 2010, pp 37-52.  
- with Sónia Matos, "Feral Computing: From Ubiquitous Calculation to Wild Interactions", Fibreculture Journal, Sydney, 2011; repr. in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017.
- with Andrew Goffey, "Digital Infrastructures and the Machinery of Topological Abstraction", Theory, Culture and Society 29:4-5, 2012, pp 311-333.
- with Olga Goriunova, "Phrase", in Inventive Methods, eds. Celia Lury and Nina Wakeford, London: Routledge, 2013; repr. in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017.
- "Several Repetitions on the Nature of the Copy", Concreta 02, Valencia: Concreta, 6 Dec 2013.
- with Andrew Goffey, "The Unknown Objects of Object Orientation", in Objects and Materials: A Routledge Companion, eds. Penny Harvey, et al., Routledge, 2014, pp 218-227; repr. as "The Obscure Objects of Object Orientation", in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017. 
- "How to Sleep: The Art, Biology and Culture of Unconsciousness", Springerin 4: "Kognitives Kapital", Vienna, 2014.
- "Always One Bit More, Computing and the Experience of Ambiguity", in Fun and Software: Exploring Pleasure, Paradox and Pain in Computing, ed. Olga Goriunova, Bloomsbury, 2014, pp 91-108; repr. in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017.
- with Ellef Prestsæter, Michael Murtaugh, Nicolas Malevé, "Vandalist Iconophilia", Concreta 05, Valencia: Concreta, 1 Jun 2015.
- "The Forbidden Pleasures of Media Determining", in Media After Kittler, eds. Eleni Ikoniadou and Scott Wilson, London: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2015, pp 95-111.
- with M. Beatrice Fazi, "Computational Aesthetics", in A Companion to Digital Art, ed. Christiane Paul, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2016, pp 281-296; repr. in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017.
- with Graham Harwood, "Abstract Urbanism", in Code and the City, eds. Rob Kitchin and Sung Yueh Perng, London: Routledge, 2016; repr. in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017. Presented at the Programmable City workshop at Nirsa in Maynooth in 2015.
- with Andrew Goffey, Adrian Mackenzie, Richard Mills, and Stuart Sharples, "Big Diff, Granularity, Incoherence, and Production in the Github Software Repository", in Memory in Motion: Archives, Technology, and the Social eds. Ina Blom, Trond Lundemo and Eivind Røssaak, Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam, 2016, pp 87-101; repr. in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017. It follows research with the co-authors in the ESRC-funded Metacommunities of Code project, led by Adrian Mackenzie.
- "Nobody Knows What a Book Is Any More", in Report from the Gutenberg Galaxy (Blaker), 3: Archive Has Left the Building, eds. Karin Nygård and Ellef Prestsæter, Blaker: Rett Kopi, 2017, pp 6-10.
- "Bookworms", in Report from the Gutenberg Galaxy (Blaker), 3: Archive Has Left the Building, eds. Karin Nygård and Ellef Prestsæter, Blaker: Rett Kopi, 2017, pp 16-21.
- "Software Studies Methods", in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017; repr. in The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities, ed. Jentery Sayers, London: Routledge, 2018, pp 250-257.
- with Nikita Mazurov and Dan McQuillan, "The Author Field", in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017. Follows from work on the London Cryptofestival in November 2013.
- "Just Fun Enough To Go Completely Mad About: On Games, Procedures and Amusement", in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017. Presented as a paper at the St Petersburg Centre for Media Philosophy; a workshop organized by the ARITHMUS research project at Goldsmiths; and C-Dare at Coventry University.
- "Black Sites and Transparency Layers", in Fuller, How To Be a Geek, Polity, 2017. First given as a talk organized by Robin McKay of Urbanomic at Thomas Dane Gallery, London, March 2015; a later version was presented at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremburg; at the Interface Politics conference, Barcelona, April 2016; and as an inaugural lecture at Goldsmiths.
- with Olga Goriunova, "Devastation", in General Ecology: The New Ecological Paradigm, eds. Erich Hörl and James Burton, Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
- "Inhabiting High Density Realities: On Shu Lea Cheang's Artistic Language", in 3x3x6 Shu Lea Cheang, ed. Paul B. Preciado, Taipei: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2019, pp 15-68.
- with Nikita Mazurov, "A Counter-Forensic Audit Trail: Disassembling the Case of The Hateful Eight", Theory, Culture & Society, 2019. 
- Interviews with Kate Rich, Ben Grosser, Sean Dockray, Annet Dekker, Olga Goriunova, Graham Harwood, Steve Goodman, Mark Fisher, Femke Snelting, Jussi Parikka, Luciana Parisi, a Photocopier, Rachel Baker, Bifo, Tom Betts, and 0100101110101101.ORG.
- Ryan Griffis, "Tandem Surfing the Third Wave with Matthew Fuller", Fall 2004.
- Simon Mills, "Interview with Matthew Fuller", framed, c2006.
- "Matthew Fuller in Conversation with Mark Marino", Journal of e-Media Studies 3:1, 2013.
- "Matthew Fuller", Radio Web MACBA, 11 Aug 2017, 46 min. Audio.