Dr. Jussi Parikka is a media theorist and Professor at Winchester School of Art, UK. His books and articles have analysed accidents and dark sides of network culture as well as digital audiovisual culture. Parikka’s Insect Media-book won the 2012 SCMS Anne Friedberg award for Innovative Scholarship. He also writes on media archaeology and his What is Media Archaeology? was published by Polity Press. Following the short book The Anthrobscene (Autumn 2014), his forthcoming books include Geology of Media (Spring 2015) and a co-edited collection on the Finnish media artist Erkki Kurenniemi (Autumn 2015).