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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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'''McKenzie (Ken) Wark''' (1961) is a writer and scholar. Wark is Professor of Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College at The New School in [[New York City]] that she joined in 2003. Wark is known for her writings on media theory, critical theory, new media, media art, and the [[Situationist International]].  
  
 
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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]
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Kenneth McKenzie Wark was born in Newcastle, Australia in 1961 and grew up with her older brother Robert and sister Susan. When McKenzie was 6 years old, her mother died. Brother Robert McKenzie Wark remembers reading to McKenzie 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). Wark is married to Christen Clifford. The couple have two children, Felix and Vera. In 2018 Wark came out as transgender and went on to use they/them pronouns; as of 2019 she uses she/her pronouns.  [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKenzie_Wark#Life] [https://newschool.academia.edu/McKenzieWark/CurriculumVitae]
  
 
==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
===Books===
 
===Books===
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Virtual_Geography_Living_with_Global_Media_Events.pdf|Virtual Geography: Living with Global Media Events]]'', Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994, [http://academia.edu/182791 PDF], [https://archive.org/details/WarkMcKenzieVirtualGeographyLivingWithGlobalMediaEvents1994 IA], [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/f3c9c3b5ebddd5d945019a9872970035 ARG].  
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[[Image:Wark_McKenzie_A_Hacker_Manifesto.jpg|thumb|258px|''A Hacker Manifesto'', 2004, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2872 Log], [[Media:Wark_McKenzie_A_Hacker_Manifesto.pdf|PDF]].]]
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[[Image:Wark_McKenzie_The_Beach_Beneath_the_Street_2011.jpg|thumb|258px|''The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International'', 2011, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2869 Log], [[Media:Wark_McKenzie_The_Beach_Beneath_the_Street_2011.pdf|PDF]].]]
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[[Image:Wark_McKenzie_Molecular_Red.jpg|thumb|258px|''Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene'', 2015, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=16782 Log], [https://monoskop.org/media/text/wark_2015_molecular_red/ HTML].]]
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* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Virtual_Geography_Living_with_Global_Media_Events.pdf|Virtual Geography: Living with Global Media Events]]'', Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994, [http://academia.edu/182791 PDF], [https://archive.org/details/WarkMcKenzieVirtualGeographyLivingWithGlobalMediaEvents1994 IA].  
  
* ''[[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]
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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://academia.edu/182792]
  
 
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Celebrities_Culture_and_Cyberspace_1999.pdf|Celebrities, Culture and Cyberspace]]'', Sydney: Pluto Press Australia, 1999; London: Commerford & Miller, 1999.
 
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Celebrities_Culture_and_Cyberspace_1999.pdf|Celebrities, Culture and Cyberspace]]'', Sydney: Pluto Press Australia, 1999; London: Commerford & Miller, 1999.
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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/]
 
* 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]
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* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Dispositions.pdf|Dispositions]]'', Cambridge: Salt, 2002, [https://archive.org/details/WarkMcKenzieDispositions2002 IA]. [http://academia.edu/18671226]
  
[[Image:Wark_McKenzie_A_Hacker_Manifesto.jpg|thumb|258px|''A Hacker Manifesto'', 2004, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2872 Log].]]
 
 
* ''[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]
 
** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Hacker-Manifest_2005.pdf|Hacker-Manifest]]'', trans. Dietmar Zimmer, Munich: C.H. Beck, 2005, [236] pp. {{de}}
 
** ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_Hacker-Manifest_2005.pdf|Hacker-Manifest]]'', trans. Dietmar Zimmer, Munich: C.H. Beck, 2005, [236] pp. {{de}}
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* ''[http://www.futureofthebook.org/gamertheory/ Gam3r 7h3ory]'', Institute for the Future of the Book, 2006ff.  
 
* ''[http://www.futureofthebook.org/gamertheory/ Gam3r 7h3ory]'', Institute for the Future of the Book, 2006ff.  
  
* ''[http://academia.edu/182788 Gamer Theory]'', Harvard University Press, 2007, [http://aaaaarg.fail/ref/43e980d68398a5793ba415121be41833#0.01 ARG].
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* ''[http://academia.edu/182788 Gamer Theory]'', Harvard University Press, 2007.
  
* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_50_Years_of_Recuperation_of_the_Situationist_International.pdf|50 Years of Recuperation: The Situationist International 1957-2007]]'', New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008. [http://academia.edu/236011]
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* ''[[Media:Wark_McKenzie_50_Years_of_Recuperation_of_the_Situationist_International.pdf|50 Years of Recuperation: The Situationist International 1957-2007]]'', New York: Buell Center, and Princeton Architectural Press, 2008, 48+[32] pp. Review: [http://sci-hub.tw/10.1163/146544609X12537556703430 Kinkle] (Hist Mat). [http://academia.edu/236011]
  
 
* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2869 The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International]'', London: Verso, 2011, 224 pp. [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, 224 pp. [http://academia.edu/849094]
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* with Alexander R. Galloway and Eugene Thacker, ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=13726 Excommunication: Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation]'', University of Chicago Press, 2013.
 
* with Alexander R. Galloway and Eugene Thacker, ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=13726 Excommunication: Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation]'', University of Chicago Press, 2013.
  
* with Kathy Acker, ''[https://dubravka.memoryoftheworld.org/Kathy%20Acker/I'm%20Very%20Into%20You_%20Correspondence%201995--1996%20(7177)/I'm%20Very%20Into%20You_%20Correspondence%201995--19%20-%20Kathy%20Acker.pdf I'm Very Into You. Correspondence 1995–1996]'', ed. & intro. Matias Viegener, afterw. John Kinsella, Semiotext(e), 2015, 160 pp. [https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/im-very-you]
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* with Kathy Acker, ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/a860d38f-6387-4140-8b00-97849ef97e2e I'm Very Into You. Correspondence 1995–1996]'', ed. & intro. Matias Viegener, afterw. John Kinsella, Semiotext(e), 2015, 160 pp. [https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/im-very-you]
  
 
* ''[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}}
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** ''[https://aaaaarg.fail/thing/5d7003c79ff37c2ada622bd2 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}}
 
** ''Molekularno rdeče: teorija za dobo antropocena'', trans. Marko Bauer, afterw. Primož Krašovec, Ljubljana: Sophia, 2018, xxx+323 pp. Review: [https://radiostudent.si/kultura/teorema/postmodernisti%C4%8Dni-vulgo-marksizem Kaluža] (Radio Student). {{sl}}   
 
** ''Molekularno rdeče: teorija za dobo antropocena'', trans. Marko Bauer, afterw. Primož Krašovec, Ljubljana: Sophia, 2018, xxx+323 pp. Review: [https://radiostudent.si/kultura/teorema/postmodernisti%C4%8Dni-vulgo-marksizem Kaluža] (Radio Student). {{sl}}   
 
** Russian trans., Moscow: Strelka, forthcoming. {{ru}}
 
** Russian trans., Moscow: Strelka, forthcoming. {{ru}}
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* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=18752 General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty First Century]'', London: Verso, 2017, viii+325 pp.
 
* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=18752 General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty First Century]'', London: Verso, 2017, viii+325 pp.
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* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=21620 Capital Is Dead: Is This Something Worse?]'', London: Verso, 2019, 202 pp.
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* ''Reverse Cowgirl'', Semiotext(e), 2020, 200 pp. [https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/reverse-cowgirl]
  
 
===Essays, reviews===
 
===Essays, reviews===
 
* Ray Edgar, Ashley Crawford (eds.), ''Transit Lounge'', Melbourne: Fine Art Publishing, 1998. Includes several of Wark's essays.
 
* Ray Edgar, Ashley Crawford (eds.), ''Transit Lounge'', Melbourne: Fine Art Publishing, 1998. Includes several of Wark's essays.
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* [https://brooklynrail.org/2007/04/books/not-yet-on-the "“Not Yet”: On the Novels of Kenneth Fearing"], ''The Brooklyn Rail'', 2 Apr 2007.
 
* [http://rhizome.org/editorial/2014/mar/10/blue-ruin-totality-and-acceleration/ "Blue Ruin: Totality and Acceleration"], ''Rhizome'', 10 Mar 2014.
 
* [http://rhizome.org/editorial/2014/mar/10/blue-ruin-totality-and-acceleration/ "Blue Ruin: Totality and Acceleration"], ''Rhizome'', 10 Mar 2014.
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/journal/58/61163/ "Designs for a New World"], ''e-flux'' 58, Oct 2014.
 
* [http://supercommunity.e-flux.com/texts/the-vectoralist-class/ "The Vectoralist Class"], ''e-flux Supercommunity'', 29 Aug 2015.
 
* [http://supercommunity.e-flux.com/texts/the-vectoralist-class/ "The Vectoralist Class"], ''e-flux Supercommunity'', 29 Aug 2015.
 
* [https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/creators-of-the-world-unite/#! "Creators of the World Unite"], ''Los Angeles Review of Books'', 25 Nov 2015; [https://monoskop.org/images/4/4b/LARB_The_Digital_Revolution_2017.pdf#page=62 repr.] in ''LARB: The Digital Revolution: Debating the Promise and Perils of the Internet, Automation, and Algorithmic Lives in the Last Years of the Obama Administration'', 2017, pp 63-68. Review of Cory Doctorow's ''Information Doesn’t Want to be Free''.  
 
* [https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/creators-of-the-world-unite/#! "Creators of the World Unite"], ''Los Angeles Review of Books'', 25 Nov 2015; [https://monoskop.org/images/4/4b/LARB_The_Digital_Revolution_2017.pdf#page=62 repr.] in ''LARB: The Digital Revolution: Debating the Promise and Perils of the Internet, Automation, and Algorithmic Lives in the Last Years of the Obama Administration'', 2017, pp 63-68. Review of Cory Doctorow's ''Information Doesn’t Want to be Free''.  
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/journal/70/60567/ "The Vectoralist Class, Part II"], ''e-flux'' 70, Feb 2016.
 
* [[Media:Wark_McKenzie_2016_Undeletable_Text_Eric_Hobsbawm.pdf|"Undeletable Text: Eric Hobsbawm"]], ''boundary 2'' 43:2, 2016, pp 125-140.
 
* [[Media:Wark_McKenzie_2016_Undeletable_Text_Eric_Hobsbawm.pdf|"Undeletable Text: Eric Hobsbawm"]], ''boundary 2'' 43:2, 2016, pp 125-140.
 
* [http://www.publicseminar.org/2016/09/friction/ "Friction"], ''Public Seminar'', 5 Sep 2016. On Anna Tsing.
 
* [http://www.publicseminar.org/2016/09/friction/ "Friction"], ''Public Seminar'', 5 Sep 2016. On Anna Tsing.
 
* [http://www.publicseminar.org/2016/09/mbembe/ "Africa contra Hegel"], ''Public Seminar'', 24 Sep 2016. On Achille Mbembe.
 
* [http://www.publicseminar.org/2016/09/mbembe/ "Africa contra Hegel"], ''Public Seminar'', 24 Sep 2016. On Achille Mbembe.
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* [http://www.publicseminar.org/2016/05/the-sublime-language-of-my-century/ "The Sublime Language of My Century"], ''Public Seminar'', 14 May 2016.
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/journal/77/77374/ "Digital Provenance and the Artwork as Derivative"], ''e-flux'' 77, Nov 2016.
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/architecture/accumulation/122201/  "From Architecture to Kainotecture"], ''e-flux Architecture'': "Accumulation", 5 Apr 2017.
 
* [https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3265-eduardo-viveiros-de-castro-in-and-against-the-human "Eduardo Viveiros de Castro: In and Against the Human"], ''Verso Blog'', 12 Jun 2017.
 
* [https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3265-eduardo-viveiros-de-castro-in-and-against-the-human "Eduardo Viveiros de Castro: In and Against the Human"], ''Verso Blog'', 12 Jun 2017.
 
* [https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3284-on-nick-land "On Nick Land"], ''Verso Blog'', 20 Jun 2017.
 
* [https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3284-on-nick-land "On Nick Land"], ''Verso Blog'', 20 Jun 2017.
 
* [https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3291-our-aesthetics "Our Aesthetics"], ''Verso Blog'', 27 Jun 2017. On Sianne Ngui.
 
* [https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3291-our-aesthetics "Our Aesthetics"], ''Verso Blog'', 27 Jun 2017. On Sianne Ngui.
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/journal/85/156418/ "My Collectible Ass"], ''e-flux'' 85, Oct 2017.
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/journal/93/211935/ "Wild Gone Girls"], ''e-flux'' 93, Sep 2018.
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* [https://brooklynrail.org/t/14888 "Kathy Acker: ''Get Rid of Meaning''"], ''The Brooklyn Rail'', 5 Feb 2019.
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* [https://brooklynrail.org/2019/05/field-notes/Freaky-Realism-Michael-Taussigs-Palma-Africana "Freaky Realism: Michael Taussig's ''Palma Africana''"], ''The Brooklyn Rail'', May 2019.
  
 
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==Links==
 
==Links==
* [https://www.newschool.edu/parsons/faculty/Ken-Wark/ Profile at New School]
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* [https://www.newschool.edu/parsons/faculty/mckenzie-wark/ Profile at New School]
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmDHIEIog8M Anthropocene Lecture at HKW, Berlin], May 2017.
 
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmDHIEIog8M Anthropocene Lecture at HKW, Berlin], May 2017.
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* [https://twitter.com/mckenziewark Twitter]
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* [https://www.instagram.com/mckenziewark3000/ Instagram]
  
 
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McKenzie Wark, 2019
Born September 10, 1961(1961-09-10)
Newcastle, Australia
Based in New York City, United States
Web Aaaaarg, Academia.edu, Wikipedia

McKenzie (Ken) Wark (1961) is a writer and scholar. Wark is Professor of Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College at The New School in New York City that she joined in 2003. Wark is known for her writings on media theory, critical theory, new media, media art, and the Situationist International.

Kenneth McKenzie Wark was born in Newcastle, Australia in 1961 and grew up with her older brother Robert and sister Susan. When McKenzie was 6 years old, her mother died. Brother Robert McKenzie Wark remembers reading to McKenzie 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). Wark is married to Christen Clifford. The couple have two children, Felix and Vera. In 2018 Wark came out as transgender and went on to use they/them pronouns; as of 2019 she uses she/her pronouns. [1] [2]

Publications

Books

A Hacker Manifesto, 2004, Log, PDF.
The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International, 2011, Log, PDF.
Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene, 2015, Log, HTML.
  • 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)
  • Reverse Cowgirl, Semiotext(e), 2020, 200 pp. [14]

Essays, reviews

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Interviews

Links