Publica­­tions and Presen­­tations

Books

Parikka, Jussi. Operational Images. Minneapolis – London: University of Minnesota Press 2023 (forthcoming).

read the preface: https://jussiparikka.net/2022/02/16/operational-images-preface-in-the-forthcoming-book/

Dvořák, Tomáš and Jussi Parikka (eds.). Photography off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 2021.

publisher’s website

download Introduction in PDF

see the joint book presentation

(Photography Off the Scale & Cultural Analytics)

reviews of the book

https://we-make-money-not-art.com/photography-off-the-scale-technologies-and-theories-of-the-mass-image/

http://journal.sciencemuseum.ac.uk/browse/issue-16/review-photography-off-the-scale/

https://leonardo.info/review/2021/09/photography-off-the-scale-technologies-and-theories-of-the-mass-image

https://www.iluminace.cz/index.php/en/

https://transbordeur.ch/fr/2022/tomas-dvorak-photography-off-scale/

https://asw-verlage.de/katalog/fotogeschichte___heft_163-2431.html

http://neural.it/issues/neural-70-alternative-metaverses/


Book chapters

  • Extraterrestrial Images
    Dvořák, Tomáš. 2021. “Extraterrestrial Images.” in Olga Moskatova (ed.), Images on the Move: Materiality – Networks – Formats. Bielefeld: Transcript, pp. 257-276.
  • Beyond Human Measure: Eccentric Metrics in Visual Culture
    Dvořák, Tomáš. 2021. “Beyond Human Measure: Eccentric Metrics in Visual Culture”. Pp. 41–60 in Tomáš Dvořák and Jussi Parikka, eds. Photography Off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Online Weak and Poor Images: On Contemporary 
Feminist Visual Politics
    Stejskalová, Tereza. 2021. “Online Weak and Poor Images: On Contemporary Feminist Visual Politics”. Pp. 97–110 in Tomáš Dvořák and Jussi Parikka, eds. Photography Off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Strangely Unique: Pictorial Aesthetics in the Age of Image Abundance
    Ledvina, Josef. 2021. “Strangely Unique: Pictorial Aesthetics in the Age of Image Abundance”. Pp. 158–182 in Tomáš Dvořák and Jussi Parikka, eds. Photography Off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • Introduction: On the Scale, Quantity and Measure of Images
    Parikka, Jussi and Tomáš Dvořák. 2021. “Introduction: On the Scale, Quantity and Measure of Images”. Pp. 1–21 in Tomáš Dvořák and Jussi Parikka, eds. Photography Off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • On Seeing When There’s Nothing to See: Practices of Light Beyond Photography
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “On Seeing When There’s Nothing to See: Practices of Light Beyond Photography.” Pp. 185–210 in Tomáš Dvořák and Jussi Parikka, eds. Photography Off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • The Failed Photographs of Photography: On the Analogue and Slow Photography Movement
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2021. “The Failed Photographs of Photography: On the Analogue and Slow Photography Movement”.  Pp. 140–157 in Tomáš Dvořák and Jussi Parikka, eds. Photography Off the Scale: Technologies and Theories of the Mass Image. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • From Planetary Depth to Surface Measure: Or, How to Read the Future From an Image?
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “From Planetary Depth to Surface Measure: Or, How to Read the Future From an Image?” Pp. 286–303 in Karen Redrobe and Jeff Scheible, eds. Deep Mediations. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Buttonless Cameras and the Machine-made Snapshot Aesthetic
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2021. “Buttonless Cameras and the Machine-made Snapshot Aesthetic.” Pp. 128–128 in R. W. Allen, ed. Art Machines 2: International Symposium on Machine Learning and Art 2021 Proceedings. Hong Kong: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. https://www.cityu.edu.hk/scm/artmachines2/AM2%20Conference%20Proceedings.pdf
  • ’Visual Hallucination of Probable Events’: On Environments of Images, Data, and Machine Learning
    Gil-Fournier, Abelardo and Jussi Parikka. 2020. “’Visual Hallucination of Probable Events’: On Environments of Images, Data, and Machine Learning”. In: Natasha Lushetisch, ed. Big Data: A New Medium? London: Routledge.

  • Articles

  • No creation without destruction: images of childbirth and Candice Breitz’s Labour
    Stejskalová, Tereza. 2021. “No creation without destruction: images of childbirth and Candice Breitz’s Labour”. Journal of Visual Art Practice, vol. 20, no. 1–2: 48–63. https://doi.org/10.1080/14702029.2021.1917907.
  • Measuring photographs
    Dvořák, Tomáš and Jussi Parikka. 2021. “Measuring photographs”. Photographies, vol. 14, no. 3: 435–457. DOI: 10.1080/17540763.2021.1957004.
  • Memory Machines: Infrastructural Performance as an Art Method
    Bhowmik, Samir and Jussi Parikka. Forthcoming. “Memory Machines: Infrastructural Performance as an Art Method.” Forthcoming in Leonardo journal, 2021.
  • An Ecoaesthetic of Vegetal Surfaces: On Seed, Image, Ground as Soft Montage
    Parikka, Jussi, and Abelardo Gil-Fournier. 2021. “An Ecoaesthetic of Vegetal Surfaces: On Seed, Image, Ground as Soft Montage.” Journal of Visual Art Practice 20, no. 1–2: 16–30. https://doi.org/10.1080/14702029.2021.1917858.
  • The Diagrams of AI (Image)
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “The Diagrams of AI (Image).” The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics 30, no. 61–62: 148–153. Retrieved from https://tidsskrift.dk/nja/article/view/127893.
  • The Operational Loops of a Pandemic
    Sampson, Tony D., and Jussi Parikka. 2021. “The Operational Loops of a Pandemic.” Cultural Politics 17, no. 1: 55–68. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/786391.
  • Ground Truth to Fake Geographies: Machine Vision and Learning in Visual Practices
    Gil-Fournier, Abelardo and Jussi Parikka. 2020. “Ground Truth to Fake Geographies: Machine Vision and Learning in Visual Practices.” AI & Society. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-020-01062-3
  • A Recursive Web of Models: Studio Tomás Saraceno’s Working Objects
    Parikka, Jussi. 2020. “A Recursive Web of Models: Studio Tomás Saraceno’s Working Objects.” Configurations 28, no. 3: 309–32. https://doi.org/10.1353/con.2020.0019.

  • Presentations

  • Invited talk for the conference/talk series In/Visible Landscapes
    Parikka, Jussi. “Operational Image Surfaces”. Invited talk for the conference/talk series In/Visible Landscapes: [Post]-photographic practices and the politics of ecology organised by the International Organization of Photography and Theory. September 17, 2021.
  • Invited talk for the Practice as Research
    Abelardo Gil-Fournier and Jussi Parikka. “Seed, Image, Ground and Other Art Practices of the Surface.” Invited talk for the Practice as Research: editing audiovisual essays -symposium. NTNU (Trondheim, Norway) and Stockholm University, September 23, 2021.
  • Invited keynote, the Design History Society annual conference 2021
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. Invited keynote, the Design History Society annual conference 2021, Basel, Switzerland. September 2021.
  • Invited talk for the Rescaling the Visible conference/workshop
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. Invited talk for the Rescaling the Visible conference/workshop, Kings College London and Université de Paris, June 15-16 2021.
  • Invited talk for the Anthropocene Forum part of Portugal’s EU presidency
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. Invited talk for the Anthropocene Forum part of Portugal’s EU presidency, 15-17th June 2021, Coa Museum, Portugal.
  • Photography Off the Scale and Other Operations of the Image
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “Photography Off the Scale and Other Operations of the Image.” Invited talk, Aalto University, Photography department/School of Arts, May 20, 2021.
  • Survey, Seed, and Monitor: From Seed-Bombing to Remote Sensing
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “Survey, Seed, and Monitor: From Seed-Bombing to Remote Sensing.” Invited talk, Environmental Humanities talk series, Bath Spa University, March 17, 2021.
  • An Ecoaesthetic of Vegetal Surfaces: On Seed, Image, Ground as Soft Montage
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “An Ecoaesthetic of Vegetal Surfaces: On Seed, Image, Ground as Soft Montage.” Invited talk, Design Informatics talk series, Edinburgh University, March 2021.
  • Operational Images, Soft Montage: On Seed, Image, Ground as an Audiovisual Essay
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “Operational Images, Soft Montage: On Seed, Image, Ground as an Audiovisual Essay.” Invited talk, University of Arts, Helsinki. February 2021.
  • Invisibility and Invisuality: Images in Digital Arts and Culture
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “Invisibility and Invisuality: Images in Digital Arts and Culture.” Invited talk for the conference Digital Arts: Multiple Realities, Ludic Realities. International Congress of Art, Science, Technology UEMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, March 22, 2021.
  • Invisibility and Invisuality: Images in Digital Arts and Culture
    Parikka, Jussi. 2021. “Invisibility and Invisuality: Images in Digital Arts and Culture.” Invited keynote for the Estonian Graduate Winter School of Culture Studies and the Arts, January 2021, University of Tallinn.
  • Buttonless Cameras and the Machine-made Snapshot Aesthetic
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2021. “Buttonless Cameras and the Machine-made Snapshot Aesthetic.” Conference panel presentation at Art Machines/2, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, June 11, 2021. https://www.cityu.edu.hk/sites/g/files/asqsls5796/files/2021-05/Buttonless%20Cameras%20and%20the%20Machine-made%20Snapshot%20Aesthetic.pdf
  • An archaeology of a shutter button: tracking a photographic gesture of non-human operators
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2021. “An archaeology of a shutter button: tracking a photographic gesture of non-human operators.” Conference panel presentation at Visualizing Social Changes Seen & Unseen, IVSA annual conference, Virtual-2021, July 5-8, 2021.
  • Expert-Readable Images
    Dvorak, Tomas and Parikka, Jussi. 2020. “Expert-Readable Images” accepted conference presentation, Photomedia 2020 conference, Helsinki/Aalto University. Cancelled due to Covid19.
  • Landscapes of Artificial Intelligence
    Gil-Fournier, Abelardo and Jussi Parikka. 2020. “Landscapes of Artificial Intelligence.” Invited conversation with artist Abelardo Gil-Fournier, Le Bal, Paris, February 27, 2020.
  • Vegetal Images. An experimental media archaeology of nonhuman vision
    Gil-Fournier, Abelardo and Jussi Parikka. 2020. “Vegetal Images. An experimental media archaeology of nonhuman vision.” Conference panel presentation at 4S/EASST in Prague, August 2020.
  • Operational Images, Soft Montage: On Seed, Image, Ground as an Audiovisual Essay
    Parikka, Jussi. 2020 “Operational Images, Soft Montage: On Seed, Image, Ground as an Audiovisual Essay.” Invited keynote, Experimental Zone 1: Re-Thinking Methodologies at Intersections of the Arts and the Humanities, Linköping University, Sweden, November 19, 2020.
  • A Natural History of Logistics
    Parikka, Jussi. 2020. “A Natural History of Logistics.” Invited keynote for the final conference of the Terraforming program, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, July 2, 2020.
  • Operational Images and Contemporary Art
    Parikka, Jussi. 2020. “Operational Images and Contemporary Art.” Invited (online) lecture for the Fine Art MA programme, Royal College of Art, London, June 10, 2020
  • Operational Images: Surface, Measure, Scale
    Parikka, Jussi. 2020. “Operational Images: Surface, Measure, Scale.” Invited lecture (online) for the Centre for the Study of the Networked Image at London South Bank University, June 3, 2020.
  • Geostories and Cosmograms, Audiovisions and SF, or How To Narrate the Complex Present and Futures
    Parikka, Jussi. 2020. “Geostories and Cosmograms, Audiovisions and SF, or How To Narrate the Complex Present and Futures.” Invited keynote, International Narrative Conference, New Orleans, March 2020
  • Cinema at a Large-Scale, and Other Art and Media for the Environmental Humanities
    Parikka, Jussi. 2020. “Cinema at a Large-Scale, and Other Art and Media for the Environmental Humanities.” Invited keynote, MeCCSA, UK, Brighton, January 2020.
  • Nonhuman operators and vernacular photography: Google Clips camera and its failed search for a spontaneous and authentic record of everyday life
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2020. “Nonhuman operators and vernacular photography: Google Clips camera and its failed search for a spontaneous and authentic record of everyday life.” Conference panel presentation at 4S/EASST, Prague, August 18-21, 2020.
  • Buttonless Cameras
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2020. “Buttonless Cameras.” Conference presentation at Images Beyond Control, FAMU, Prague, November 6, 2020.
  • Photographs of Photography: On Contemporary Meta-pictorial and Meta-referential Practices in Art and Science
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2020. “Photographs of Photography: On Contemporary Meta-pictorial and Meta-referential Practices in Art and Science.” Conference panel presentation at Photo: Science – Photography and Scientific Discourses, Institute of Art History, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, November 30 – December 2, 2020
  • Media Archaeology and the Public Humanities
    Parikka, Jussi. 2019. “Media Archaeology and the Public Humanities.” Invited talk at the Digital and Public Humanities Institute, Ca’Foscari University, Venice, December 6, 2019
  • Media Archaeology: Theory to Practice, Archive to Lab
    Parikka, Jussi. 2019. “Media Archaeology: Theory to Practice, Archive to Lab.” Invited lecture at Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM, Milan, Italy, November 25, 2019.
  • An Anticipatory Tutorial for a Media Archaeology of Operational Images as Environmental Apparatuses
    Parikka, Jussi. 2019. “An Anticipatory Tutorial for a Media Archaeology of Operational Images as Environmental Apparatuses.” Panel presentation at the Light-Sensitive-Material conference, University of West London, November 1, 2019
  • Webs, Models, and Methods: Art Practices and Environmental Humanities
    Parikka, Jussi. 2019. “Webs, Models, and Methods: Art Practices and Environmental Humanities.” Invited keynote, Trondheim, Ars Council Norway.
  • Fake Geography to Video Art: Visual Cultures of Machine Learning and Prediction
    Parikka, Jussi. 2019. “Fake Geography to Video Art: Visual Cultures of Machine Learning and Prediction.” Invited talk, University of Bergen, Norway, September 9, 2019.
  • Vanishing Counterpoints: On Air, Bees, Spiders, and Other AI
    Parikka, Jussi. 2019. “Vanishing Counterpoints: On Air, Bees, Spiders, and Other AI.” Keynote, Art in the Anthropocene conference, Trinity College, Dublin, June 9.
  • A Machine for Making Authenticity: Family Photography and Nonhuman Operators
    Šimůnek, Michal. 2019. “A Machine for Making Authenticity: Family Photography and Nonhuman Operators.” Conference panel presentation at The Post-photographic Apparatus, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Lucerne. November 13-15, 2019. https://blog.hslu.ch/postphotography/research-activities/the-post-photographic-apparatus/