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'''McKenzie (Ken) Wark''' (1961) is Professor of Culture and Media in Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research. His research interests are media theory, new media, critical theory, cinema, music, and visual art.
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'''McKenzie (Ken) Wark''' (1961) is a writer and scholar. Wark is known for his writings on media theory, critical theory, new media, and the [[Situationist International]]. He is Professor of Culture and Media in Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research & Eugene Lang College in [[New York City]] that he joined in 2003.  
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Kenneth McKenzie Wark was born in Newcastle, Australia, in 1961 and grew up with his older brother Robert and sister Susan. McKenzie's mother died when he was 6 years old. Brother Robert McKenzie Wark remembers reading to him as a young child and the three children were brought up by their architect father Ross Kenneth Wark. McKenzie received a bachelor's degree from Macquarie University (1985), a Master's from the University of Technology, Sydney (1990), and a PhD in Communications from Murdoch University (1998). [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKenzie_Wark#Life] [https://newschool.academia.edu/McKenzieWark/CurriculumVitae]
  
 
==Publications==
 
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* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_The_Virtual_Republic_Australias_Culture_Wars_of_the_1990s.pdf|The Virtual Republic: Australia's Culture Wars of the 1990s]]'', Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1997, [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/f3c9c3b5ebddd5d945019a9872970035 ARG]. [http://academia.edu/182792]
 
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_The_Virtual_Republic_Australias_Culture_Wars_of_the_1990s.pdf|The Virtual Republic: Australia's Culture Wars of the 1990s]]'', Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1997, [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/f3c9c3b5ebddd5d945019a9872970035 ARG]. [http://academia.edu/182792]
  
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Celebrities_Culture_and_Cyberspace_1999.pdf|Celebrities, Culture and Cyberspace]]'', Sydney: Pluto Press Australia, 1999.
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* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Celebrities_Culture_and_Cyberspace_1999.pdf|Celebrities, Culture and Cyberspace]]'', Sydney: Pluto Press Australia, 1999; London: Commerford & Miller, 1999.
  
 
* editor, with Josephine Bosma, et al., ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=1233 Read Me! ASCII Culture & The Revenge of Knowledge]'', New York: Autonomedia, 1999, 556 pp.
 
* editor, with Josephine Bosma, et al., ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=1233 Read Me! ASCII Culture & The Revenge of Knowledge]'', New York: Autonomedia, 1999, 556 pp.
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* with Bernard Cohen, John Kinsella and Terri-Ann White, ''[[Media:Cohen_Kinsella_Wark_White_Speedfactory.pdf|Speedfactory]]'', Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2002, 151 pp. [http://academia.edu/19829339/]
  
 
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Dispositions.pdf|Dispositions]]'', Cambridge: Salt, 2002, [https://archive.org/details/WarkMcKenzieDispositions2002 IA], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/0444df49a1afbb0488b515a304f53742 ARG]. [http://academia.edu/18671226]
 
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Dispositions.pdf|Dispositions]]'', Cambridge: Salt, 2002, [https://archive.org/details/WarkMcKenzieDispositions2002 IA], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/0444df49a1afbb0488b515a304f53742 ARG]. [http://academia.edu/18671226]
 
* with Bernard Cohen, John Kinsella and Terri-Ann White, ''[[Media:Cohen_Kinsella_Wark_White_Speedfactory.pdf|Speedfactory]]'', Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2002, 151 pp. [http://academia.edu/19829339/]
 
  
 
* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2872 A Hacker Manifesto]'', Harvard University Press, 2004, 208 pp. [http://academia.edu/182789]
 
* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2872 A Hacker Manifesto]'', Harvard University Press, 2004, 208 pp. [http://academia.edu/182789]
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** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Hacker-Manifest_2005.pdf|Hacker-Manifest]]'', trans. Dietmar Zimmer, Munich: C.H. Beck, 2005, [236] pp. {{de}}
 
** ''Un manifesto hacker: lavoratori immateriali di tutto il mondo unitevi!'', trans. Marco Deseriis, Milan: Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, 2005, 178 pp. {{it}}
 
** ''Un manifesto hacker: lavoratori immateriali di tutto il mondo unitevi!'', trans. Marco Deseriis, Milan: Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, 2005, 178 pp. {{it}}
** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Hacker-Manifest_2005.pdf|Hacker-Manifest]]'', trans. Dietmar Zimmer, Munich: C.H. Beck, 2005, [236] pp. {{de}}
 
 
** ''Hakkā sengen'', trans. Tomoyuki Kaneta, Tokyo: Kawade Shobō Shinsha, 2005, 248 pp. {{jp}}
 
** ''Hakkā sengen'', trans. Tomoyuki Kaneta, Tokyo: Kawade Shobō Shinsha, 2005, 248 pp. {{jp}}
 
** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Un_manifeste_hacker.pdf|Un manifeste hacker]]'', trans. Club Post-1984 Mary Shelley & Cie Hacker band, Paris: Ubiprodedis/Criticalsecret, 2006, 389+[24] pp. {{fr}}
 
** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Un_manifeste_hacker.pdf|Un manifeste hacker]]'', trans. Club Post-1984 Mary Shelley & Cie Hacker band, Paris: Ubiprodedis/Criticalsecret, 2006, 389+[24] pp. {{fr}}
 
** ''Ena maniphesto tōn chaker'', trans. Nektarios Kalaitzēs, Athens: Scripta, 2006, 300 pp. {{gr}}
 
** ''Ena maniphesto tōn chaker'', trans. Nektarios Kalaitzēs, Athens: Scripta, 2006, 300 pp. {{gr}}
** ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2872 Hakerski manifest]'', trans. Tomislav Medak, 2006. {{cr}}
 
 
** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Un_Manifiesto_Hacker_2006.pdf|Un manifiesto hacker]]'', trans. Laura Manero, Barcelona: Alpha Decay, 2006, 204 pp. {{es}}
 
** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Un_Manifiesto_Hacker_2006.pdf|Un manifiesto hacker]]'', trans. Laura Manero, Barcelona: Alpha Decay, 2006, 204 pp. {{es}}
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** ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2872 Hakerski manifest]'', trans. Tomislav Medak, Zagreb: Multimedijalni institut, 2006. {{cr}}
 
** ''Bir hacker manifestosu'', trans. Merve Darende, Istanbul: Altıkırkbeş, 2008, 234 pp. {{tr}}
 
** ''Bir hacker manifestosu'', trans. Merve Darende, Istanbul: Altıkırkbeş, 2008, 234 pp. {{tr}}
 
** ''Hekerski manifest'', trans. Aleksandra Rekar, afterw. Janez Strehovec, Ljubljana: Maska, 2008, 275 pp. {{sl}}
 
** ''Hekerski manifest'', trans. Aleksandra Rekar, afterw. Janez Strehovec, Ljubljana: Maska, 2008, 275 pp. {{sl}}
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* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2869 The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International]'', London: Verso, 2011. [http://academia.edu/849094]
 
* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2869 The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International]'', London: Verso, 2011. [http://academia.edu/849094]
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** ''Kaldırım Taşlarının Altında Kumsal Var'', trans. Arda Çiltepe, Istanbul: SEL, 2014, 226 pp. [http://www.selyayincilik.com/kitap/kaldirim-taslarinin-altinda-kumsal-var-1003] {{tr}}
  
* ''Telesthesia: Communication, Culture and Class'', Polity, 2012. [http://thoughtandimage.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/11/Telesthesia.pdf Chs 9, 13, 16, 19].
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* ''Telesthesia: Communication, Culture and Class'', Cambridge: Polity, 2012. [http://thoughtandimage.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2013/11/Telesthesia.pdf Chs 9, 13, 16, 19].
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** ''Kua yue shi kong de gan zhi: Jiao liu, wen hua yu jie ji'' [跨越时空的感知: 交流,文化与阶级], Nanjing: Jiang su feng huang jiao yu chu ban she, trans. Changyu Hu, 2015, 191 pp. {{cn}}
  
 
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_The_Spectacle_of_Disintegration_Situationist_Passages_out_of_the_Twentieth_Century_2013.pdf|The Spectacle of Disintegration: Situationist Passages out of the Twentieth Century]]'', London: Verso, 2013.
 
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_The_Spectacle_of_Disintegration_Situationist_Passages_out_of_the_Twentieth_Century_2013.pdf|The Spectacle of Disintegration: Situationist Passages out of the Twentieth Century]]'', London: Verso, 2013.
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* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=16782 Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene]'', London: Verso, 2015, xxiv+280 pp.
 
* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=16782 Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene]'', London: Verso, 2015, xxiv+280 pp.
 
** ''Molekulares Rot. Theorie für das Anthropozän'', trans. Dirk Höfer, Berlin: Matthes & Seitz, 2017, 300 pp. [http://www.matthes-seitz-berlin.de/buch/molekulares-rot.html?lid=3] {{de}}
 
** ''Molekulares Rot. Theorie für das Anthropozän'', trans. Dirk Höfer, Berlin: Matthes & Seitz, 2017, 300 pp. [http://www.matthes-seitz-berlin.de/buch/molekulares-rot.html?lid=3] {{de}}
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** Russian trans., Moscow: Strelka, forthcoming. {{ru}}
  
 
* editor, ''[http://www.versobooks.com/blogs/1951-what-is-karl-marx Molecular Red Reader]'', London: Verso, 2015, 85 pp.
 
* editor, ''[http://www.versobooks.com/blogs/1951-what-is-karl-marx Molecular Red Reader]'', London: Verso, 2015, 85 pp.
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* [http://www.publicseminar.org/author/kenwark/ Texts on PublicSeminar.org], 2013ff.
 
* [http://www.publicseminar.org/author/kenwark/ Texts on PublicSeminar.org], 2013ff.
 
* [http://www.versobooks.com/blogs?mentioned_author=903-mckenzie-wark Texts on Verso Blog], 2011ff.
 
* [http://www.versobooks.com/blogs?mentioned_author=903-mckenzie-wark Texts on Verso Blog], 2011ff.
* [http://newschool.academia.edu/McKenzieWark More on Academia.edu]
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* [http://newschool.academia.edu/McKenzieWark On Academia.edu]
  
 
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Revision as of 21:32, 3 August 2018

Born September 10, 1961(1961-09-10)
Newcastle, Australia
Based in New York, United States

McKenzie (Ken) Wark (1961) is a writer and scholar. Wark is known for his writings on media theory, critical theory, new media, and the Situationist International. He is Professor of Culture and Media in Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research & Eugene Lang College in New York City that he joined in 2003.

Kenneth McKenzie Wark was born in Newcastle, Australia, in 1961 and grew up with his older brother Robert and sister Susan. McKenzie's mother died when he was 6 years old. Brother Robert McKenzie Wark remembers reading to him as a young child and the three children were brought up by their architect father Ross Kenneth Wark. McKenzie received a bachelor's degree from Macquarie University (1985), a Master's from the University of Technology, Sydney (1990), and a PhD in Communications from Murdoch University (1998). [1] [2]

Publications

Books

  • with Bernard Cohen, John Kinsella and Terri-Ann White, Speedfactory, Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2002, 151 pp. [4]
  • A Hacker Manifesto, Harvard University Press, 2004, 208 pp. [6]
    • Hacker-Manifest, trans. Dietmar Zimmer, Munich: C.H. Beck, 2005, [236] pp. (German)
    • Un manifesto hacker: lavoratori immateriali di tutto il mondo unitevi!, trans. Marco Deseriis, Milan: Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, 2005, 178 pp. (Italian)
    • Hakkā sengen, trans. Tomoyuki Kaneta, Tokyo: Kawade Shobō Shinsha, 2005, 248 pp. (Japanese)
    • Un manifeste hacker, trans. Club Post-1984 Mary Shelley & Cie Hacker band, Paris: Ubiprodedis/Criticalsecret, 2006, 389+[24] pp. (French)
    • Ena maniphesto tōn chaker, trans. Nektarios Kalaitzēs, Athens: Scripta, 2006, 300 pp. (Greek)
    • Un manifiesto hacker, trans. Laura Manero, Barcelona: Alpha Decay, 2006, 204 pp. (Spanish)
    • Hakerski manifest, trans. Tomislav Medak, Zagreb: Multimedijalni institut, 2006. (Croatian)
    • Bir hacker manifestosu, trans. Merve Darende, Istanbul: Altıkırkbeş, 2008, 234 pp. (Turkish)
    • Hekerski manifest, trans. Aleksandra Rekar, afterw. Janez Strehovec, Ljubljana: Maska, 2008, 275 pp. (Slovenian)
    • Hackerkiáltvány, trans. Nagy Mónika Zsuzsanna, Budapest: Noran Libro, 2010, 213 pp. [7] (Hungarian)
    • Manifiesto hacker, trans. Sensei Magnus, n.d., [19] pp. Trans. of a shorter essay. (Spanish)
  • Telesthesia: Communication, Culture and Class, Cambridge: Polity, 2012. Chs 9, 13, 16, 19.
    • Kua yue shi kong de gan zhi: Jiao liu, wen hua yu jie ji [跨越时空的感知: 交流,文化与阶级], Nanjing: Jiang su feng huang jiao yu chu ban she, trans. Changyu Hu, 2015, 191 pp. (Chinese)
  • Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene, London: Verso, 2015, xxiv+280 pp.
    • Molekulares Rot. Theorie für das Anthropozän, trans. Dirk Höfer, Berlin: Matthes & Seitz, 2017, 300 pp. [13] (German)
    • Russian trans., Moscow: Strelka, forthcoming. (Russian)

Essays, reviews

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Interviews

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