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'''McKenzie (Ken) Wark''' (1961) is a writer and scholar. Wark is Professor of Culture and Media in Liberal Studies at The New School for Social Research & Eugene Lang College in [[New York City]] that they joined in 2003. Wark is known for their writings on media theory, critical theory, new media, media art, and the [[Situationist International]].  
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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]].  
 
 
Their pronouns are they/their. [https://twitter.com/mckenziewark]
 
  
 
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Kenneth McKenzie Wark was born in Newcastle, Australia in 1961 and grew up with their older brother Robert and sister Susan. When McKenzie was 6 years old, their 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. [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===
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* [https://brooklynrail.org/t/14888 "Kathy Acker: ''Get Rid of Meaning''"], ''The Brooklyn Rail'', 5 Feb 2019.
 
* [https://brooklynrail.org/t/14888 "Kathy Acker: ''Get Rid of Meaning''"], ''The Brooklyn Rail'', 5 Feb 2019.
 
* [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.
 
* [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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* [https://www.e-flux.com/journal/102/282888/ "Femme as in Fuck You"], ''e-flux'' 102, Sep 2019.
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/journal/107/322326/ "Reality Cabaret: On Juliana Huxtable"], ''e-flux'' 107, Mar 2020.
  
 
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* [http://newschool.academia.edu/McKenzieWark On Academia.edu]
 
* [http://newschool.academia.edu/McKenzieWark On Academia.edu]
  
==Interviews==
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==Interviews, conversations==
 
* [https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/a-functional-form-has-its-own-beauty-an-interview-with-kim-stanley-robinson/ "A Functional Form Has Its Own Beauty: An Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson"], ''Los Angeles Review of Books'', 1 Sep 2013.
 
* [https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/a-functional-form-has-its-own-beauty-an-interview-with-kim-stanley-robinson/ "A Functional Form Has Its Own Beauty: An Interview with Kim Stanley Robinson"], ''Los Angeles Review of Books'', 1 Sep 2013.
 
* [https://monoskop.org/images/4/48/Chardronnet_Ewen_ed_Artisans_numeriques_2014.pdf#page=89 "#3 Debord Action Figure. Entretien réalisé par Ewen Chardronnet autour du travail de McKenzie Wark"], in ''Artisans numériques'', ed. Ewen Chardronnet, Orléans: HYX, 2014, pp 177-185. {{fr}}
 
* [https://monoskop.org/images/4/48/Chardronnet_Ewen_ed_Artisans_numeriques_2014.pdf#page=89 "#3 Debord Action Figure. Entretien réalisé par Ewen Chardronnet autour du travail de McKenzie Wark"], in ''Artisans numériques'', ed. Ewen Chardronnet, Orléans: HYX, 2014, pp 177-185. {{fr}}
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* Alexander R. Galloway, [http://www.boundary2.org/2017/04/alexander-r-galloway-an-interview-with-mckenzie-wark/ "An Interview with McKenzie Wark"], ''boundary2'', 7 Apr 2017.
 
* Alexander R. Galloway, [http://www.boundary2.org/2017/04/alexander-r-galloway-an-interview-with-mckenzie-wark/ "An Interview with McKenzie Wark"], ''boundary2'', 7 Apr 2017.
 
* Richard Marshall, [http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/the-hacker/ "The Hacker"], ''3:AM Magazine'', 10 Jun 2017.
 
* Richard Marshall, [http://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/the-hacker/ "The Hacker"], ''3:AM Magazine'', 10 Jun 2017.
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* [https://www.e-flux.com/video/304447/ "More Pretty: Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli and McKenzie Wark in conversation"], ''e-flux'', 25 Nov 2019, 81 min.
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

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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, conversations

Links